Manatt Appoints Jodie Collins as Senior Director, Business Development and Marketing
LOS ANGELES, CA and NEW YORK, NY – September 8, 2008 – Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, the national law and consulting firm, announced today that Jodie Collins has joined the firm as its first senior director of business development and marketing. She comes to Manatt from the global management consulting firm of Booz Allen Hamilton. In this newly created role, Ms. Collins will be charged with driving the firm’s business development and marketing initiatives and will be based out of the firm’s New York office.
“The firm has enjoyed extraordinary growth,” said Manatt’s chief executive and managing partner William T. Quicksilver, “which creates its own set of challenges. As our business and practice areas expand, we identified the need for a person who could bring a broader, deeper perspective to our already robust business development efforts. Jodie’s background and understanding of professional services marketing strategy made her an ideal candidate to lead this core initiative firmwide.”
Ms. Collins will partner with Manatt leadership to develop and implement enhanced business development and marketing programs reflective of the firm’s strategic plan, resources and platform.
At Booz Allen Hamilton, Ms. Collins held various positions including leading Global Commercial marketing and North American marketing. She transferred to New York from Sydney 4 years ago, where she headed marketing for Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia.
Before joining Booz Allen Hamilton, she served as Executive Programs marketing manager with the Australian Graduate School of Management.
Ms. Collins holds a Master of Arts from the University of New South Wales, Australia and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies from the University of Western Sydney, Australia.
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Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP provides legal and consulting services to a global client base from offices in Los Angeles, Orange County, Palo Alto, Sacramento and San Francisco, California; New York City and Albany, New York; and Washington, D.C. Manatt includes Manatt Health Solutions, a healthcare policy and strategic business advisory group, and ManattJones Global Strategies, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary that develops and implements strategies to expand client businesses and facilitate their effective competition in global markets. For more information, visit www.manatt.com, www.manatthealthsolutions.com and www.manattjones.com.