UK: Orrick Hires Top US Legal Marketer to Drive Continued International Expansion
Last Updated: 2 August 2002

International law firm Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe have announced the appointment of David Geyer as Chief Marketing Officer based at the firm's San Francisco office. Geyer was previously CMO at San Francisco firm Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison, where he was hired to establish the firm as leading technology brand name and famously launched Brobeck's multimillion dollar national TV advertising campaign.

The appointment follows recent announcements of Orrick's expansion at both their London and Tokyo offices and the development of their pan European strategy led by Mike Bacon, London based Head of International Offices. Commenting on his appointment, Orrick Global Chairman and CEO Ralph Baxter said. "Orrick has high levels of recognition as a leading global law firm both in the US and world wide. David's experience and expertise will assist us to develop our profile in the domestic and international markets in which our clients operate and to meet our strategic ambition to be considered among the world's leading finance and corporate law firms."

David Geyer added: 'I am delighted to join Orrick which has become an international brand in recent years. I will be driving the strategy forward with a new business development programme which will both support our clients' requirements and communicate Orrick's capabilities in its key US and international markets.'

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

Orrick is one of the world's leading international finance and corporate law firms with more than 600 lawyers in offices in New York, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Washington DC, Los Angeles Sacramento, Seattle, London, Tokyo and Singapore.

The firm opened its London office in 1998 driven by its importance as a critical business and financial centre for clients. Orrick has built its team in London with talented lawyers qualified in the UK, US and Europe, who work in international cross-border teams with Orrick lawyers in across the US and Far East.

The firm's world wide strategic practices are:

  • Global Energy, Communications & Infrastructure
  • Project & Structured Finance
  • Corporate
  • Commercial Litigation

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