Kim Stuart has more than 17 years of experience in constructing and advancing successful business development initiatives and critical marketing strategies for law firms and professional services firms. Since joining the Ackert team, Kim has personally facilitated over 50 business development programs with lawyers at all levels, from senior associates up through managing partners.
Kim is the lead facilitator and co-founder of the Women Leaders Forum, a leadership development program and peer-group network. The forum brings managing partners and other law firm leaders together to overcome management challenges, leverage market dynamics, and target key business opportunities. She recently re-launched a 360˚ women’s initiative at a global law firm focused on professional, business and client development, community and culture and executive profiling. A tremendous success, the new platform garnered multiple industry awards and lead to new and enhanced client relationships as well as internal professional development and talent retention.
Prior to joining The Ackert Advisory Kim was part of the senior business development team at Dentons, where she regularly assisted lawyers in developing and implementing effective client development plans.