McAfee & Taft names Robin Paul director of marketing and business development

January 15, 2008

McAfee & Taft, Oklahoma’s largest law firm, has named Robin G. Paul as Director of Marketing and Business Development. She is responsible for leading the firm’s strategic marketing, branding, communications and research initiatives and overseeing its business development efforts.

Paul holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Oklahoma State University and has more than 20 years of broad-based communications and corporate marketing experience.  Prior to joining McAfee & Taft, she served as marketing consultant to the firm since 2003 as senior partner of Third Day Communications, an Oklahoma City-based full service marketing and business development firm serving clients primarily in the legal, financial services, professional services and retail industries as well as non-profit and faith-based organizations.

Paul began her career as a field marketing representative with Oklahoma-based Sonic Industries in 1986.  Over the course of nearly 11 years, she worked her way through the marketing ranks, ultimately serving as the director of field marketing and then director of relationship marketing.  In 1997, she was named the director of marketing and communications for MidFirst Bank and its affiliates.

Paul currently serves on the board of Positive Tomorrows, an Oklahoma City organization which provides education and family support services to homeless and low income children and their families.  In recent years, she has also provided pro bono marketing services to numerous charitable and faith-based organizations, including Circle of Care for Children and Youth, The Education and Employment Ministry, Volunteers in Mission, Project Transformation, Celebrations Pre-School and Mustard Seed Development Corp.

McAfee & Taft is one of the largest, most experienced law firms in the Southwest, serving clients throughout the region and nationally in the areas of aviation, business law, corporate and securities, employee benefits, environmental law, healthcare, intellectual property, labor and employment, litigation, oil and gas, real estate and tax and family wealth.  The firm employs over 230 Oklahomans, including 131 attorneys.