Sherman & Howard Hires Veteran Law Firm CMO Jenny Davenport

DENVER, Colo. (March 16, 2022)Sherman & Howard proudly announced the hiring of Jennifer Davenport as its new Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer (CMBDO). In her role, Davenport will oversee the development and implementation of strategic marketing and communications programs that elevate the awareness of the firm across key geographies and industries, among the legal industry’s top talent, and with diverse audiences.  She will also work with firm leadership to increase client acquisition and retention, and ultimately help drive revenue growth.

“Jenny brings deep marketing expertise in employing law-firm-related data and analytics to help focus our growth strategy in ways that we anticipate will be transformative for us,” said Stefan Stein, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Sherman & Howard. “Using data‑driven insights from marketing, sales and customer relationship management systems, Jenny has a proven track record of fostering greater collaboration and business development among practice groups.”

According to Mark Williams, a member of the firm and head of its marketing and business development team, Davenport’s experience in helping a national firm use its internal and client-facing data to identify and execute on business opportunities ideally positioned her for this role.

“Jenny has successfully demonstrated a unique ability to think strategically, using data to make informed decisions, and implement them tactically across nationwide offices to create client and industry work groups among attorneys who work together to advance a firm’s business goals,” said Williams. “These groups promote inclusivity among attorneys of all experience levels and diverse backgrounds. This will have a multiplier effect on our business development efforts and strengthen our culture.”

In addition to increasing brand awareness, Davenport’s key responsibilities will include growing market visibility around Sherman & Howard’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Initiatives; attracting and retaining top legal talent; and building a high-performing marketing team.

“Sherman & Howard’s strong brand and reputation in its markets has created a lot of momentum for business expansion,” said Davenport. “Smartly identifying client and industry growth opportunities in a highly competitive market using data is vital to success, and the prospect of helping the firm realize its enormous potential is especially exciting to me.”

About Sherman & Howard

Sherman & Howard L.L.C. is an Am Law 200 law firm with ten offices in Colorado, Arizona, Nevada, Missouri, and New Mexico. Our attorneys provide high-quality legal and business solutions to a broad range of clients, including private, public, and government entities. We have extensive experience in aerospace and government contracting, infrastructure and construction, financial services, natural resources, telecommunications, technology, manufacturing, consumer products and retail, and nonprofit entities. With over two dozen attorneys who focus exclusively on estate and tax planning and family and matrimonial law, Sherman & Howard also boasts one of the nation’s most respected private client practices. For more information, visit