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    Biography

    Ryan Daniels is the Chief Marketing Officer of Steptoe & Johnson, where he directs the firm's business development and marketing efforts across the United States.

    With more than 20 years of marketing and business development experience, Daniels has a proven track record of driving strategic growth through business development opportunities; client service and relationship programs; and results-oriented marketing and communication plans and campaigns.

    Daniels collaborates with firm management to develop and implement strategies that align with firm-wide initiatives including client feedback, client teams, attorney business development training, and expansion and lateral integration. He works with a team of marketing and business development professionals to help attorneys build relationships through client-focused activities.

    Memberships & Awards

    Professional
    Legal Marketing Association, 2005-present
    LMA International Midwest Region Director Nomination Committee, 2016 & 2019
    Legal Marketing Association - Ohio Chapter, Board Member, 2008-2013
    LMA International Presenters Taskforce, 2011

    Work Experience

    2020 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
    2020 Director of Business Development & Client Relations, Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
    2014-2019 Assistant Director of Business Development & Client Relations, Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
    2012-2014 Senior Manager - Business Development, Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
    2011-2012 Corporate Practice Development Manager, Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
    2005-2011 Marketing & Communications Manager, Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP

    Speaking Engagements

    Speaker, “Law Firm Business Development & Marketing,” Columbus Bar Association, 2014-2016

    Speaker, “Business Nuts and Bolts and Firm Functions,” The University of Akron School of Law, 2012

    Author, “Branding...It’s More Than Your Logo,” Legal Marketing Association - Ohio Chapter Newsletter, 2011