Goodwin has created a new C-suite level position to advance the firm’s client development strategy, working alongside its traditional marketing department. The Am Law 50 firm hired Lee Garfinkle in the newly created role of chief client development and relationship officer. The American Lawyer explores how the new hire reflects that large law firms continue to expand their business development offerings, seeing returns on how sales and business development professionals can drive value for clients and increase revenue. In hiring Garkfinkle, Goodwin chief operating officer Michael Caplan noted, the firm “found a veteran executive who understands the critical role that the business of law plays in setting Goodwin apart in the crowded legal market.” Read the article here.
Press Release August 26, 2019