Marc Friedman is a former Partner in Dentons, the #1 Global law firm. In addition to his 45 year law practice, including as a law firm Managing Partner and Practice Leader, Marc has provided coaching and strategic counseling to a wide range of people in positions of influence to help them achieve their potential, and acts as a sounding board as they progress with their growth plans. His insights derive from having “walked the walk” and years of coaching experience and additional training. Marc’s goal is to help each client develop an individualized growth and personal and business development plans that capitalize on the client’s strengths and to remain at his client’s side until he or she succeeds.
His clients have a variety of backgrounds, including accountants, physicians, lawyers (partners and associates), IT professionals, business owners, financial advisors, entrepreneurs, public educators, law enforcement officials, and others. He has helped clients in many different areas, including learning to lead, manage and mentor; career advancement; organizational skills; marketing and business development; client relations; and various workplace challenges.
Marc is also an acclaimed business development coach. In this area, Marc works with his clients to understand their strengths and create a business development plan tailored to them. Marc then works with these clients at a very granular level to plan and often role-play business development meetings and conversations to maximize the chances of obtaining new business from existing clients and potential clients.
Marc has coached clients on public speaking and allied presentation skills and has published articles on the subject. His clients, including lawyers and people in business, became much better speakers/presenters as a result.
Marc is also comfortable in many different cultures. He has traveled to over 40 countries, has lectured on five continents and served as the President of a international technology organization.
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