Kristin L. Coda

Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer
Phone: (973) 549-7025 (973) 549-7025
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Kristin Coda is Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer (CMBDO) at Drinker Biddle. In this role, Kristin leads the firm’s marketing and business development initiatives with a team of professionals who are responsible for advancing the firm’s strategic growth priorities. She brings more than 25 years of experience with a focus on marketing, business development, corporate communications, public relations and branding for professional services firms.

Prior to joining Drinker Biddle, Kristin was CMBDO at a national law firm for eight years, where she assembled a team that created and managed national marketing and business development initiatives for more than 30 U.S. offices and a full roster of industry/practice areas. Kristin earned her professional services credentials at a global Big Four accounting firm, where she worked for 15 years across disciplines in several key markets, including Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago and New York, and led the implementation of marketing and business development actions for several U.S. advisory services practices.

Kristin speaks at legal marketing conferences and has twice been honored by the Legal Marketing Association for accomplishments in branding and promotional materials.



  • Florida State University, B.S., Communications/Journalism


  • Legal Marketing Association