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Jennifer B. Conley*

Senior Business Development Manager

*Names that appear with an asterisk indicate a Michael Best professional not admitted to practice law.


As the senior manager of business development, Jenny leads the business development team to develop and implement business plans and business development initiatives across the firm.

With over 15 years of experience in the legal industry, Jenny has a passion for working on strategic business development and marketing initiatives, client pitches and proposals, social media initiatives, competitive intelligence research, conference sponsorship, website redevelopment, and client socials.

Before joining Michael Best, Jenny was a business development manager at several AM Law 100 firms throughout Chicago, where she focused on developing business plans at the practice and attorney level. Jenny has worked with attorneys on business development initiatives across Litigation, Corporate, IP, Labor & Employment, Energy, Aviation, and various other practice/industry groups. Her primary focus at several law firms and Michael Best is to develop stronger client relationships and provide substantial value-added services.

Professional Activities

  • Project Management Certificate
    Saint Xavier University
  • Legal Marketing Association - Midwest Chapter
    Tech Midwest Regional Conference Planning Committee 2020
  • Legal Marketing Association - Midwest Chapter
    Vice-Chair Chicago Region 2020
  • Legal Marketing Association – Midwest Chapter
    Secretary of Chicago Committee 2019
  • Legal Marketing Association - Midwest Chapter
    Programming Committee 2018



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