Gillian Ward serves as Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner’s Global Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), leading the firm’s business development, branding and marketing efforts worldwide along with managing global marketing operations including a team that spans 31 offices across the firm’s platform. Ms. Ward has significant experience in senior marketing roles with a business-oriented approach that focuses on strategy formulation, client relationship management and operational integration. She works closely with firm leadership to develop and implement strategic marketing and business development initiatives and help structure service offerings for the firm’s clients.

Prior to joining Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner in 2019, Ms. Ward served as CMO at an international law firm and previously held a similar position for eight years at a large law firm in Canada.