Kathryn Whitaker is Director of Recruitment & Strategy Consulting at Calibrate Legal.
During the 15 years Kathryn spent in-house at law firms, she worked closely with firm management and practice group leaders to develop and implement marketing and business development plans, while overseeing efforts to facilitate cross-office and cross-practice collaboration for the benefit of firm clients. Kathryn also managed branding and marketing strategy, including communications, media, and public relations.
Her in-house roles included leading the marketing function for regional law firms based in North Carolina and South Carolina as well as overseeing the business development efforts for the Southeast region of a global law firm. While serving in a first-chair marketing role, she championed measurement and was instrumental in driving increases in the law firm’s marketing and business development Key Performance Indicators.
A featured speaker and published author on topics of law firm management and career development, Kathryn has appeared in the following outlets, among others:
Kathryn is a proud South Carolinian, working mom of two, political junkie, and avid fan of Clemson University. She can be found on Twitter @KBWhit.