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Pathway To Success Interview with Kelly MacKinnon, Business Development Director at Shearman & Sterling LLP

In this month’s podcast / video in our “Pathway To Success” series, Valerie Phillips (Associate Partner, Head of Americas Legal Practice, Danos Associates) interviews Kelly MacKinnon, Business Development Director at Shearman & Sterling LLP.

Kelly MacKinnon is an experienced business development professional; for over 20 years she has been influencing and driving forward business strategies for the leading law firms. In addition, Kelly is also a long-standing dedicated member of the LMA (Legal Marketing Association) and has served as the President Elect, President, and Past President of the New York Chapter.

During this interview Kelly and Valerie discuss…

  • How some setbacks can get you to a point of advantage.
  • What strengths do you bring to your function?
  • What has helped you to achieve your career success?
  • How has the legal market changed?

And finally, Kelly provides some top advice for career advancement in legal business development. Thank you Kelly, for your time, market insights and advice.

For more information on the US permanent legal hiring market, please contact Valerie:

Valerie Phillips
Associate Partner, Head of Americas Legal Practice

T: +(1) 646 517 0544
E: vphillips@danosassociates.com

Valerie Phillips

Associate Partner & Head of Americas Legal Practice

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