Lisa M. Ricchezza Joins Marshall Dennehey as Director of Paralegal Services

Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin announced today that Lisa M. Ricchezza has joined the firm as Director of Paralegal Services. In this capacity, Ms. Ricchezza will oversee the management of Marshall Dennehey’s 125+ non-lawyer paraprofessionals across the firm’s 20 offices. Previously, she was a Senior Paralegal and Legal Professional Manager at Dechert LLP, where she worked for 35 years.

Over the course of her career, Ms. Ricchezza has managed global and domestic paralegal and legal professional recruiting, talent acquisition, and program management.  At Marshall Dennehey she will focus on recruitment, orientation and on-boarding processes for new paralegals to attain seamless integration into the firm culture.  She will also conduct performance evaluations and implement professional development initiatives. 

“We are thrilled to welcome Lisa to the firm,” said Colleen M. Bannon, Marshall Dennehey’s Chief Operating Officer. “She is a highly experienced team builder and leader with strong analytical and strategic skills. When you combine that with her ability to coordinate efforts in a multi-office environment, we are confident she will meet and exceed our paralegal organizational goals.”   

Ms. Ricchezza is a member of the Villanova University and Chestnut Hill College Paralegal Advisory Boards. She is the current president of the International Practice Management Association and is the past president of the Philadelphia Association of Paralegals. Ms. Ricchezza is a graduate of LaSalle University.