Chicago, IL, June 4, 2007 – LAWFUEL – The Law Firm Newswire – Bak…

Chicago, IL, June 4, 2007 – LAWFUEL – The Law Firm Newswire – Baker & McKenzie is pleased to announce that Jan Anne Dubin will become the new Business Development Director for the North American region of the Firm. Reporting to the North American Managing Partner and Regional COO, Ms. Dubin will play a key role in supporting and driving the growth of the region, and will have responsibility for leading and achieving the region’s business development strategies.

With more than twenty-four years of experience, Ms. Dubin has been responsible for managing global projects in the areas of new business activity, including client relations, internal and external communications, media relations, marketing planning, market research, strategic philanthropy and leadership development.

“We are very fortunate to find someone with Jan’s vast experience and knowledge to help us develop this new strategic role,” said David Hackett, North American Managing Partner. “The position is consistent with the Firm’s strategic business plan, and our efforts to continuously improve our services to clients.”

Commenting on her joining, Jan Anne Dubin, North American Business Development Director, said, “I am delighted to join Baker & McKenzie and look forward to the tremendous opportunity to leverage my experience and apply it to the vibrant regional and global platform that the Firm offers.”

Prior to joining Baker & McKenzie, Ms. Dubin was Global Client Program Executive for DLA Piper US LLP where she served in various senior leadership roles since joining the firm known as Rudnick & Wolfe in 1989.

Ms. Dubin has a MBA degree from the Executive Program, The University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. She was recently appointed by Karen Mathis, the 2006 president of the American Bar Association, to serve on the ABA Corporate Roundtable to the Commission on Youth at Risk. In addition, she received the Anti-Defamation League’s Distinguished Community Leadership Award, and was selected by Today’s Chicago Women as a select group of women making a difference in Chicago’s communities.

Baker & McKenzie’s North American region consists of 706 lawyers in nine offices in the United States and Canada.

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For further details please contact:
Jessica Benzon, Global Press Office, Chicago on +1 312 861 2665 or [email protected]

About Baker & McKenzie
Founded in 1949, Baker & McKenzie is a global law firm of more than 3,400 locally qualified, internationally experienced lawyers and 6,600 other professionals and staff in 70 offices in 38 countries. Global revenues for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2006 exceeded US $1.522 billion. John Conroy is Chairman of the Firm’s Executive Committee. (

Baker & McKenzie LLP is a member of Baker & McKenzie International, a Swiss Verein with member law firms around the world. In accordance with the common terminology used in professional service organizations, reference to a “partner” means a person who is a partner, or equivalent, in such a law firm. Similarly, reference to an “office” means an office of any such law firm.

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