In other news from The Thomson Corporation, its Thomson Elite division today announced the winners of its 2006 Excellence in Legal Marketing Awards. The awards, which were presented during a Jan. 20 ceremony, recognize excellence and innovation in three categories. Winners were:

  • Marketing Partner of the Year: Greg W. Curry, Thompson & Knight LLP, Dallas, Texas. Curry launched a new brand image and Web site, along with an aggressive advertising campaign, winning “Most Innovative Visual Identity Using a Logo” from “Marketing the Law Firm” newsletter.
  • Marketing Director of the Year: Elizabeth G. Chambers, Bingham McCutchen LLP, New York, N.Y. Chambers is responsible for the firm’s growth strategy, practice management activities, marketing and business development investments and knowledge and talent-building initiatives. Recently, Bingham was ranked the number one marketing and communications team in the legal profession by “Marketing the Law Firm.”
  • Marketing Initiative of the Year: Susan Reagan, Aden Dauchess and James Green, Womble, Carlyle, Sandridge & Rice PLLC, Winston-Salem, N.C. Womble Carlyle’s internal sales contest, “Stop the Clock,” resulted in more than 300 client visits and 200 sales calls with prospective clients. The project has yielded 30 new engagements to date.
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