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Jay Harrington

Jay Harrington

Jay Harrington is president of Harrington Communications and one of the country’s leading consultants and strategists in the areas of legal marketing, PR, and business development. His consulting work includes helping clients define strong market positioning, develop effective thought-leadership strategies, gain visibility through public relations, and generate new business through the execution of marketing tactics.

Prior to co-founding Harrington in 2006, Jay practiced law as a commercial litigator and corporate bankruptcy attorney at top law firms, including Skadden Arps and Foley & Lardner. He also co-founded and ran a boutique corporate restructuring law firm. He has an undergraduate degree in journalism and earned his law degree from the University of Michigan Law School.

Jay frequently speaks and writes on issues and trends in legal marketing. His writing is featured in monthly columns for Law.com, JD Supra, and Attorney at Work. Jay has published three books: “The Essential Associate: Step Up, Stand Out, and Rise to the Top as a Young Lawyer,” “One of a Kind: A Proven Path to a Profitable Law Practice,” and, most recently, “The Productivity Pivot: Build a Profitable Legal Practice By Selling Yourself One Hour Every Day.”

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Guest Appearances
December 22, 2020

Moneyball Your Law Firm, Thought Leadership For the Win, and the Rump Roast: “Yacht or Nyacht?”

Jared Correia welcomes Jay Harrington to discuss what it means to be a thought leader in the legal marketplace.

July 11, 2018

How to be a Better Law Firm Associate

Jay Harrington explains how young associates can both take ownership of their careers and build their brand while being accountable to a firm.

June 3, 2016

The Expertise Effect: How Getting Narrow Can Grow Your Practice

Jay Harrington discusses how to market a niche legal practice through various thought leadership and content marketing initiatives.