Leadership Moves Announcements: Spring 2015

by Jaime Bruck on June 30, 2015

James Batson became Investment Manager at Bentham IMF. Prior to Bentham, Jim spent two years in the litigation funding industry and 20 years as a senior partner with the law firm of Liddle & Robinson.

Stephanie Bell joined Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP as Business Development Coordinator. She was previously a Business Development Coordinator at Proskauer Rose LLP.

Wendy Bernero launched Bernero & Press LLC, a consultancy focused on helping law firms achieve a competitive edge. Wendy is a member of the LMA Hall of Fame.

Alitia Faccone joined Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer P.A. as Chief Marketing Officer. She was previously the Director of Marketing at McCarter & English, LLP.

Jessica Hynes moved to Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP as Business Development Manager. She was previously a Business Development Manager at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP.

Nicole Kressaty joined Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP as Business Development Manager – Insurance. She was previously with KPMG LLP.

Kelly MacKinnon became Senior Manager of Business Development – Corporate at Fried Frank. She was previously Practice Group Support Manager at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP. Kelly is also our chapter’s immediate past President.

Alexandra Montreuil joined Media Vest as a Jr. Connections Associate. She was previously a Marketing Assistant at Sidley Austin LLP.

Katie Post moved to Allen & Overy LLP as a Business Development Manager from Baker Botts LLP, where she had been Client Relations Manager, Intellectual Property.

Emily Thall became Managing Director, Business Development at Goodwin Procter LLP after serving as Director of Business Development at Kenyon & Kenyon LLP.

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Nicole Kressaty Nicole Kressaty

Emily Thall Emily Thall

Emily Tull Pollakowski joined Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP as Marketing and Business Development Manager. She previously was Project Manager – Marketing & Business Development at Dechert LLP.

Emily Zubkoff joined Kelley Drye & Warren as Marketing Coordinator. She had been an Account Coordinator with the public relations firm DeVries Global, working on P&G beauty accounts.

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Molly Pease Molly Pease

NYLMA Welcomes the Following New Members:

  • James Batson: Investment Manager/Legal Counsel at Bentham IMF
  • Eileen Bonetti: Director Analytics at Flo-Tech
  • Kate Boyd: VP Marketing & Client Services at HighQ
  • Siobhan Burns: Principal at Clarity Group Consulting LLC
  • Jeffrey Canning: Editorial Director at LexisNexis Matthew Bender
  • Jennifer Carr: Corporate Business Development Manager at Lowenstein Sandler
  • Brian Dalton: Director of Research at Breaking Media / Above the Law
  • Margaret Farrell: Marketing & Business Development Manager at Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
  • Mary Beth Hernandez: Sr. Business Development Manager at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • Alicia Fitzpatrick Hudock: Marketing Assistant at Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
  • Freddie Hustler: Senior Vice President at Concep
  • Nicole Kressaty: Business Development Manager at Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • James Marcus: Senior Relationship Manager at Leadership Directories
  • Lourdes Brezo Martinez: Director of Communications at Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • Shannon Merz: Marketing & Business Development Manager at Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
  • Melissa Pasha: Business Development Manager at Dechert LLP
  • Molly Pease: Director of Administration and General Counsel at Grais & Ellsworth LLP
  • Chad Pederson: Director of Marketing at Fein, Such, Kahn & Shepard, PC
  • Ian Potts: Business Development Analyst at Cleary Gottlieb
  • William Schroeder: Principal at Clarity Group Consulting LLC
  • Sabrina Ursaner: Director of Practice Management at Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz
  • Kevin Vermeulen: Co-Managing Partner at Good2BSocial
  • Dominika Wilk: Operations Manager and Content Coordinator, CLE Center at ALM
  • Zygmunt Wyka: Marketing Technology Specialist and Information Analyst at Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP

If you or someone you know has professional or personal news (marriage, baby, special honor) you would like to share with our members, please contact Jaime Bruck or Amy Lemel to be included.

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