Ross giving Istanbul speech

“My email was flooded with wonderful comments saying you were our best speaker ever.  You are fabulous!!! ”
~DeeAnn McLaughlin, ALA Leadership Lunch

Called “one of the country’s leading experts on law firm marketing,*” and “a marketing guru,**”  Ross is known as among the legal profession’s most-dynamic and engaging presenters for keynotes, retreats, marketing training,  CLE, and Ethics programs worldwide.

Ross’s engaging presentations are both educational and entertaining.  His law firm retreat, CLE, and marketing programs are practical, fast-paced, and academically rigorous — carefully constructed to match how lawyers learn most effectively.  Click HERE to see his demo video.

Always on the leading edge of marketing and the legal profession, Ross speaks credibly on dozens of today’s hottest topics.  These include The Future of Law and the Legal Profession, Social Media (including LinkedIn, Facebook, etc.) and SEO, website and online-marketing trends, Ethics, Branding and Differentiation, Marketing an International Law Firm Network, as well as practical and popular favorites like Networking Tips.

In addition, many his most-popular law firm retreat and marketing-training programs can qualify for CLE and Ethics credit in most states.

A former litigator, big-firm Marketing Director, and Marketing Partner, Ross has conducted more than 300 law firm retreats, CLE and Ethics presentations, and marketing-training programs on six continents, from New Mexico to New Zealand, and California to Croatia.

Ross Speaking LAW 2Ross is regularly among the highest-rated presenters at law firm retreats, bar associations, and local and international legal conferences for groups like LMAALA,ABALCAILNLex Mundi, MeritasTerraLex, and others.  He also keynoted a week-long conference in Bangkok for a group of United Nations government ministers and Asian business leaders.

Ross doesn’t just talk about it; he’s actually done it.  As CEO of Fishman Marketing, Inc., it’s been said that he has won more international legal marketing awards than any marketer in the world, including receiving the Legal Marketing Association’s optional grand prize, the “Best of Show” five of the ten times ever awarded.  One especially satisfied law firm retreat and branding client even had the Governor commission Ross as a Kentucky Colonel!

Ross has been called “Inspiring,” “The best of the best,” “Outstanding,” and “Magical,” by managing and marketing partners, marketing committees, conference committee chairs, and satisfied in-house marketers from Toledo to Tobago.  Ross created a 15-part online-video series to train newer associate in law firm marketing and client service for the West LegalEdcenter’s “Beyond the Bar” initiative.

Ross Fishman speaking at IIT KentRecipient of LMA’s first peer-selected Lifetime Achievement Award (1998), “Col. Fishman” was the first marketer selected for induction into the LMA’s international Hall of Fame.  A Fellow of the College of Law Practice Management, he has written 250 bylined articles, including five monthly columns, a popular blog and two legal marketing books, links below.

An especially credible and persuasive speaker for litigators, he is a 1986 member of the federal Trial Bar (N.D. Ill.) with nine successful felony jury trials under his belt.  He received a B.A. in Speech Communications, cum laude, from the University of Illinois, and his J.D. from Emory Law School.

Click HERE to see his speaker demo video.

To book Ross as a speaker:

Call him directly at (O) +1.847.432.3546 or (M) +1.847.921.7677, or email him at

Marketing Books:

     Associates Marketing Checklist
     [Branding] “We’re Smart. We’re Old. And We’re The Best at Everything”:  

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* ALA Gateway Connection
** Lawyers Weekly USA