Megan Mandeville

Director of Strategic Growth - Legal. Global Accounts & Partnerships

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Megan leads strategic growth of BDO's legal channel. Seasoned client development, attorney development, and DEI leader of global law firms, she is passionate about bringing out the best in her lawyers.

She excels at developing strategic initiatives generating ROI of up to 20:1. With 30+ years of legal services experience, she has collaborated with law firm leaders to analyze client relationships and develop/execute strategic plans with tactics for measurably increased profitability consistently exceeding expectations and focused on attracting, promoting and retaining the best diverse talent.

Roles over the course of her legal career have included Chief Marketing Officer (both in-house full-time and fractional consulting), Firmwide Director of Marketing & Business Development, Practice Group Marketing & Business Development Director/Lead and Regional Marketing Director -- with a focus on launching/driving DEI initiatives, committees/affinity groups, national partnerships and credentialing.

Law firms she has provided marketing and/or DEI services for - from full-time to project-based/fractionally - include (in alpha order): Akerman; Akin Gump; Anderson Kill; Baker Botts; Baker McKenzie; Barnes & Thornburg; Clifford Chance; Cooley; Covington; Cravath; Debevoise; Dechert; Dentons; DLA Piper; Dykema; Foley; Gibson Dunn; Goodwin; Greenberg Traurig; Holland & Knight; Jenner & Block; Jones Day; King & Spalding; Kirkland & Ellis; Latham; Lewis Brisbois; Mayer Brown; Miller & Chevalier; Mintz; Morgan Lewis; Morrison & Foerster; McDermott Will & Emery; Norton Rose Fulbright; Orrick; Paul Hastings; Paul, Weiss; Pillsbury; Proskauer; Quinn Emanuel; Reed Smith; Ropes & Gray; Seyfarth; Shearman & Sterling; Sheppard Mullin; Sidley; Skadden; Steptoe; Sullivan & Cromwell; Troutman Sanders; Wachtell; White & Case.

Megan has been recognized as Client Relationship Manager of the Year, among 40 Under 40, Top 50 Women Business Leaders, Women Who Mean Business, for Outstanding Achievement in Marketing, Outstanding Teamwork, and with BDO’s Core Values award.

She is also a Sommelier and New York Times-bestselling ghostwriter.

Law or Graduate School Name

  • Yale School of Management; Harvard Business School