Kelly MacKinnon is the director of business development at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP, where she oversees the firm’s business development and visibility initiatives. Previously, she held senior positions on the business development teams at Cleary Gottlieb and Paul Weiss. Preceding her legal marketing career, Kelly worked in the broadcast department for the National Hockey League, in marketing at Bon Appétit magazine, and she coached women’s ice hockey internationally.
Kelly has been an active member of the Legal Marketing Association since 2008, holding various board positions at both the international and local levels. She is the incoming 2021 international president.
She received her BA from Brown University in American history and business, and was a four-year Division 1 athlete playing both field hockey and ice hockey. In 2018, she was a member of the U.S. over 40 Women’s field hockey team that competed in the Masters World Cup in Spain, and will be once again competing in the Masters World Cup in England in 2021.