Hawkins Parnell Elevates Justin Bogardus to Chief Marketing Officer

January 12, 2024 – Press Release

January 12, 2024 (Atlanta, GA) – Leading national litigation firm Hawkins Parnell & Young has appointed Justin Bogardus as chief marketing officer, effective January 1, 2024.

Based in Dallas, Justin oversees the firm's marketing, business development, and communications functions. He has served as the firm's director of marketing for the past eight years.

"Justin views everything we do through the lens of our various stakeholders," said Hawkins Parnell's co-managing partner Ronald G. Polly, Jr. "As CMO, he has a big role in the next stage of our journey. Justin has a gift for connecting the dots within the firm and the marketplace to create value for clients while positioning us for the future in an industry ripe with disruption from rapid advancements in AI, evolving client expectations, and intense competition for talent."

Justin added, "It is an amazing time to be here following a year we rang in our 60th anniversary, acquired a high-caliber group of 42 litigators, opened offices in four new markets, and expanded litigation capabilities. We are building on this incredible momentum to elevate our brand and client experience while communicating our unique story and value proposition."

Justin is an MBA candidate at the Boston University Questrom School of Business. He obtained his BBA in marketing from the University of North Texas.

About Hawkins Parnell & Young

Hawkins Parnell & Young is a national defense litigation firm that has represented many of the largest and most well-known companies in high-risk litigation and business disputes. The 250-strong litigation team works with clients to develop winning defense strategies and, if necessary, try cases to verdict in all 50 states.