Chief Marketing Officer, Dechert LLP
Renée Miller-Mizia is the Chief Marketing Officer at Dechert LLP, a 143 year old law firm with 27 offices in 13 countries around the world, which has achieved remarkable growth through investments in its people and strategic lateral additions. Renée oversees a team of marketing, communications, business development and technology professionals who together work with the firm’s lawyers and staff to assure that Dechert’s focus on its clients and understanding their legal issues, businesses and changing concerns are always front of mind. She and her team are responsible for all commercial and client related activities including client service and relationship programs, communications, media relations, events and brand marketing.
Renée began her career at one of GE’s fastest growing businesses, GE Plastics which had been championed by Jack Welch. She rapidly advanced through the marketing, business development, finance and quality leadership ranks and ultimately held the executive level position of Strategist for the division, which had $3B in annual revenue at that time.
She then moved from industry to the professional services market where she has held the positions of General Counsel, Vice President, Managing Director and Chief Marketing Officer at Business Research Group (UK), IHS, Charles River Associates and Alvarez and Marsal’s Forensic & Disputes practice. Renée has been in her present role at Dechert since 2015.
Renée and her team are working to create a high performance culture within law firm marketing - translating efficient and productive approaches to marketing and business development that have been proven successful in other industries.
B.S. Cornell University
J.D. Western New England University
GE Advanced Financial Management Program, numerous marketing, strategy and leadership programs