Ryan R. Daniels

Chief Marketing Officer
Ryan R. Daniels


Ryan Daniels is the Chief Marketing Officer of Steptoe & Johnson, where he directs the firm’s business development and marketing efforts across the United States.

With more than 20 years of marketing and business development experience, Daniels has a proven track record of driving strategic growth through business development opportunities; client service and relationship programs; and results-oriented marketing and communication plans and campaigns.

Daniels collaborates with firm management to develop and implement strategies that align with firm-wide initiatives including client feedback, client teams, attorney business development training, and expansion and lateral integration. He works with a team of marketing and business development professionals to help attorneys build relationships through client-focused activities.


  • M.S. Franklin University
  • B.A. Ashland University


  • Energy & Mineral Law Foundation, 2019-present
  • Membership Committee, Energy & Mineral Law Foundation, 2020-present
  • American Marketing Association, 2003-2011
  • AMA Columbus, AIM Awards Committee, 2008
  • Legal Marketing Association, 2005-present
  • LMA International Midwest Region Director Nomination Committee, 2016 & 2019
  • Legal Marketing Association – Ohio Chapter, Board Member, 2008-2013
  • LMA International Presenters Taskforce, 2011

Speaking Engagements

  • Speaker, “Law Firm Business Development & Marketing,” Columbus Bar Association, 2014-2016
  • Speaker, “Business Nuts and Bolts and Firm Functions,” The University of Akron School of Law, 2012


  • Author, “Branding…It’s More Than Your Logo,” Legal Marketing Association – Ohio Chapter Newsletter, 2011

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