Marijane Benner Browne
Director, Lateral Partner Recruitment
Marijane Benner Browne heads the firm’s global lateral partner and counsel recruiting functions and works with practice development to ensure the smooth integration of new lateral partners and counsel into the firm. She reports to Jerry Katz, lateral partner hiring partner, and members of the Policy Committee in connection with this function. Working with Helen Long, Marijane further directs the firm’s lateral associate recruiting function. She works closely with PC members, practice group leaders and office recruiting partners and reports to the chief human resources officer.
Prior to joining Ropes & Gray, Marijane led global lateral partner recruiting and integration at Goodwin Procter for five years. Before that, she was a practicing lawyer for 19 years, primarily at Bingham McCutchen, where she was a partner in the finance group and served as national hiring partner. She also co-headed the firm’s associate development efforts, co-chaired its pro bono program and helped drive diversity efforts.