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Crowell & Moring Names Maura Connell Brandt as CMO

Washington – November 11, 2019 –Crowell & Moring has tapped Maura Connell Brandt as Chief Marketing Officer to lead the firm’s client development and practice management department. Brandt brings three decades of business development, client relations, branding, and strategic communications experience at leading AmLaw 100 firms.

“We are thrilled to welcome Maura Brandt to the firm. She brings a deep well of experience and a very successful track record helping firms to deliver differentiated client value,” said Philip T. Inglima, chair of Crowell & Moring. “Maura’s collaborative approach will play a key role in developing new ways for us to continue strengthening our relationships with clients, as well as advancing key strategic initiatives.”

Throughout her career, Brandt has been involved in all aspects of legal marketing operations, from strategy setting and positioning to organizational innovation and knowledge management. Her particular focus has been on developing and supporting programs to deepen client relationships; raising a firm’s profile through strategic and distinctive branding and communications; and leveraging technology and business data to inform marketing strategies and investments. In each of her roles, she has emphasized collaboration and has facilitated cooperative initiatives across legal and administrative departments to drive performance and deliver enhanced value to clients. Before joining Crowell & Moring, Brandt was the CMO at Troutman Sanders. Prior to that she was the CMO at Miller & Chevalier and served in two different roles, including director of marketing strategy, over more than a decade at Hogan & Hartson.

“Given Maura’s in-depth knowledge of the industry and diverse business development, marketing and operational experience, we are confident that she will lead our client development and practice management team to enhance our brand and business,” said Ellen Moran Dwyer, chair of the firm’s executive committee. “Maura is the type of person who fits seamlessly within our collegial culture. She is gracious, enthusiastic and full of innovative ideas.”

“I am very pleased to be joining Crowell & Moring as the firm celebrates its 40th anniversary,” said Brandt. “I look forward to helping the firm continue to build on its strong foundation of client commitment, collaboration, excellence, and innovation.”

About Crowell & Moring LLP

Crowell & Moring LLP is an international law firm with approximately 550 lawyers representing clients in litigation and arbitration, regulatory, and transactional matters. The firm is internationally recognized for its representation of Fortune 500 companies in high-stakes litigation, as well as its ongoing commitment to pro bono service and diversity. The firm has offices in Washington, D.C., New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Orange County, London, and Brussels.


Rebecca Carr
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