Marshall Gerstein Expands with Addition of Christine E. Hollis
Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP is pleased to announce the hiring of its new Chief Talent & Diversity Officer, Christine E. Hollis. In this role, Hollis will be responsible for continuing the firm’s tradition of recruiting world class legal professionals, including paralegals, technical specialists, associates and lateral partners, as well as developing and implementing programs to continue the firm’s leadership in diversity, equity and inclusion. She will also help oversee the professional development of the firm’s attorneys and staff.
“Christine is a pioneer in her field, and her considerable talents will help us continue to attract and retain top legal talent,” Sharp said. “Her work in diversity, equity, and inclusion is noteworthy and strengthens our leadership position with respect to promoting diversity in IP law. We are excited to welcome her to our team.”
Hollis has focused her career on creating effective recruiting and retention strategies for the legal profession. She has directed lawyer training programs and initiatives that facilitate effective integration of lateral partners and associates into multi-office firm environments. She is also a leader in implementing measurable programs that help law firm leaders monitor, promote and effectively increase diversity.
Hollis earned her undergraduate degree from Spelman College and her Master of Science degree from DePaul University. She is a 2022 recipient of the Women Worth Watching award by Profiles in Diversity Journal.