San Francisco (June 22, 2006)LAWFUEL – Press Release Service- Heller Ehrman LLP today announced the addition of Lynn Kirk as the firm’s new Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Ms. Kirk, most recently CMO at DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary, will oversee the Heller Ehrman’s marketing, business development and communication activities.
“Lynn will be a great addition to our management team and will bring experienced leadership to our business development and marketing activities,” said Matthew L. Larrabee, Heller Ehrman’s chairman. “We’ve built a strong marketing team here at Heller Ehrman and with Lynn’s leadership we’ll be able to concentrate our energies on achieving aggressive growth targets in our core practice areas and on our key geographic areas.”
Prior to becoming joint CMO at DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary in 2005, Ms. Kirk was the CMO at Gray Cary Ware & Freidenrich LLP from 1995 until 2004. Among Ms. Kirk’s many accomplishments are leading and managing the marketing and business development integration for what became the second largest global law firm; launching a national technology and biotechnology branding campaign that led to a quantifiable increase in revenue and market ranking; and creating and developing strategies during a period of dramatic, global economic change by capitalizing on market demand and firm competitive strengths.
“I’m very excited to be part of a firm that is committed to success at all levels,” said Ms. Kirk. “The firm is focused like a laser beam on growing strategically, maintaining its core values and culture, and providing clients with superior service. Heller Ehrman is definitely the firm to watch.”
Heller Ehrman LLP has more than 700 attorneys and professionals in 12 offices worldwide – Anchorage; Beijing; Hong Kong; Los Angeles; Madison, WI; New York; San Diego; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Singapore; and Washington, D.C. As a full-service law firm, we represent a wide range of industry leaders, from entrepreneurial, technology-driven enterprises to established, multinational conglomerates. At Heller Ehrman, we take a multidisciplinary approach to the practice of law, drawing upon our legal, scientific and industry knowledge from across the firm to build the best legal teams for our clients. Through commitment to our core values of Excellence, People, Teamwork, Innovation, Community and One Firm, we offer clients unparalleled legal service.