As director of legal personnel, Savannah is responsible for making sure that attorneys, paralegals and other legal personnel have the tools and resources they need to be successful at the firm. She serves as the primary liaison for legal personnel matters between legal and administrative departments, and works alongside the director of financial reporting and analysis to develop and maintain processes and tools to evaluate financial performance, utilization, and compensation of our legal resources.
Savannah is responsible for developing, enhancing and delivering an integrated approach to the full life cycle of the firm’s legal talent; assessing and improving our sponsorship program; and providing strategic support and tactical resources to firm leadership working closely with the firm managing partner, office managing partners, department chairs and other senior leaders at the firm to develop and pursue those priorities and strategies.
In addition, Savannah serves as the office administrator of the firm’s Fort Wayne office. She works closely with the office managing partner on business development and strategic planning. She is responsible for daily administration of the office including, human resource functions, facilities, financial management, and marketing functions.
Following graduation, Savannah lectured at IPFW on human resource management and environmental policy for several years. She is active in community and passionate about giving back.
Professional and Community Involvement
Vice president, Northeast Indiana Association of Legal Administrators
President of board of directors, Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana
Board member, Greater Fort Wayne, Inc.
Board member, Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership
Advisory board member, Dress for Success
Member, Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
Member, Human Resource Association of Northeast Indiana (NIHRA)
Member, National Association of Law Placement (NALP)
Member, Association of Legal Administrators' Standards Review Committee
Member, Indiana Dance Festival Committee
Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly, Twenty Millennials Making a Difference in Northeast Indiana
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Finest Young Professionals in Fort Wayne, 2014