Michelle McGrath

Director of Professional Development

mmcgrath@stradley.com

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Overview

As Director of Professional Development, Michelle McGrath is responsible for overseeing the orientation, integration, training and retention of the firm's diverse attorney population, as well as its administrative and legal support staff. She works closely with the firm's management, hiring, diversity, and associate compensation and evaluation committees, as well as other members of the professional development department, on a variety of projects and initiatives related to professional development and career advancement including:

  • managing the associate evaluation and compensation process, attorney registrations and the firm's CLE offerings
  • developing policies and procedures for attorneys, paralegals, and support staff
  • developing comprehensive programs and curricula for the continuing education and training of the firm's associates and support staff
  • assisting associates in creating individual business development and marketing plans
  • acting as the liaison between the Associates Committee and firm management
Michelle began her career at Stradley Ronon as an associate in the firm's litigation department during which time she was a member of the firm's Associates Committee and Hiring Committee.

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Credentials

Bar Admissions
  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
Court Admissions
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Education
  • J.D., cum laude, Temple University Beasley School of Law
  • B.A., magna cum laude, Drew University
Memberships

  • National Association for Law Placement
  • Philadelphia Professional Development Group
  • Alliance of Women Entrepreneurs
  • Maternity Care Coalition, Corporate Advisory Committee
  • ProjectNEXT, Steering Committee
  • Stradley Ronon Diversity Committee

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