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Stefanie Marrone helps law firms and legal service providers effectively tell their stories and find their unique voices. She has worked at some of the most prominent law firms in the world, developing and executing global revenue generating, business development, internal and external communications strategies, including media relations, branding, multi-channel content marketing and thought leadership campaigns. She has particular experience in helping B2B companies and their employees effectively utilize social media platforms such as LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram for business development, revenue generation and visibility.

Stefanie Marrone advises law firms of all sizes, professional service firms, B2B companies, recruiters and individuals on the full range of marketing and business development consulting services designed to enhance revenue, retain current clients and achieve greater brand recognition. She also serves as outsourced chief marketing officer/marketing department for small and mid-size law firms.

Over her 20-year legal marketing career, she has worked at and with a broad range of big law, mid-size and small firms, which has given her a valuable perspective of the legal industry. Connect with her on LinkedInTwitterYouTube, Instagram,  sign up for her email list and follow her latest writing on JD Supra.

Merle Vaughn is Major, Lindsey & Africa’s National Law Firm Diversity Practice Leader and a partner recruiter based in Los Angeles.

Since becoming a recruiter in 2003, Merle has been involved in several high-profile law firm partner and in-house placements in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. She has also been retained by corporations and law firms specifically for her expertise in diversity recruiting.

Before becoming a lateral partner recruiter, Merle was a successful business owner, practiced corporate law at Cooley LLP and was General Counsel for WOC Products, Inc. She was the top salesperson in the country for Texas Instruments was awarded “Minority Entrepreneur of the Year” by Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordon, was a Chair of the Los Angeles Mayor’s Minority Business Opportunity Committee and was on the Los Angeles Mayor’s Contracts Subcommittee.

Merle was recently inducted as the first Diversity and Racial Justice Member on the Executive Committee of (WLALA). She is the past founder and co-chair of the Southern California branch of Women in Law Empowerment Forum (WILEF).

I met Merle when we were both on a panel together about law firm recruiting earlier this year. Merle’s insights instantly drew me to her, and I started following her on LinkedIn (of course!), where my admiration of her only grew.

Merle has a podcast you should subscribe to called B.S.: Beyond Stereotypes.

Learn more about her in this Women Who Wow profile.