The Chicago chapter of the Legal Marketing Association presented a dozen "Your Honor" awards for excellence in marketing at a ceremony in a classy Loop restaurant recently. Law firms were honored with an achievement award in the following categories:
- Advertising Campaign: Levenfeld Pearlstein LLC & Hunter Design – "Unusually Good"
- Identity: Davis & Kuelthau – "Positive Change"
- Promotional & Collateral Materials: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP – "Demand Something Different"
- Promotional Gifts: Davis & Kuelthau – "Positive Change: Lockbox"
- Public Relations / Community Relations: Ice Miller LLP – "Indiana CEO Survey Project"
- Public Relations / Community Relations: Mayer Brown LLP – "Global Financial Markets Initiative Teleconference Series"
- Recruiting / Professional Development: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP – "Demand Something Different"
- Sales / Business Development: Levenfeld Pearlstein LLP – Rate Freeze 2009
- Vendor Partner of the Year: Regis Marketing Group – for work with Davis & Kuelthau
- Web Sites and Other Electronic Media: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP – Web site Redesign Project
This year, the judges thought two entries stood out among the others in their categories. To reward the uniqueness and ingenuity of these entries, the judges created a special "Judges Innovation Award." This category was not available for entry. The two winners in this category were:
- Baker & Daniels – "Baker & Daniels Takes Flight into Identity Launch"
- Valorem Law Group – "valoremlaw.com – The Billable Hour is Dead" – visit here to read a detailed account
The highlight of the evening was the newest inductee into the LMA Chicago Hall of Fame, Donna L.G. Shaft. Shaft has dedicated more than 20 years of her time to the legal marketing profession. She was one of the early presidents of LMA and LMA Chicago, and she served on our chapter board many, many times. Shaft is a frequent volunteer, most notably as chairperson for many committees on the local and international level. As a marketing services consultant, Shafts client list is a whos who list of professional services firms.
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