DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (June 2020) – Furia Rubel is proud to announce that Gina Rubel, CEO, and Jennifer Simpson Carr, director of business development, have been recognized by LAWDRAGON among the 2020 LAWDRAGON Global 100 Leaders in Legal Strategy and Consulting. Based in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Rubel and Carr work with a team of legal marketing and public relations experts as well as clients in 24 states.
“It is an honor to be named to LAWDRAGON’s 100 leading global legal consultants and strategists,” said Rubel. “I have enjoyed 18 years of counseling lawyers on strategic communications, media relations, crisis communication, public relations and marketing, and I learn something new every day. I’m thrilled to be listed among our peers.”
Rubel is a lawyer, leader and entrepreneur who is called upon by law firms for high-stakes communications including high-profile litigation media relations. She has been named a Woman of Distinction by The Legal Intelligencer and Philadelphia Business Journal and included among Pennsylvania’s Best 50 Women in Business and SmartCEO magazine’s Brava Award winners. In 2019, Rubel published her third book, Everyday Public Relations for Lawyers, 2nd Edition. A graduate of Drexel University and Widener University School of Law, Rubel and her family live in Bucks County, Pa.
In 2002, Rubel founded Furia Rubel Communications, Inc., an award-winning PR and marketing agency that became a leading professional services communications boutique. She continues to lead the agency, which has been listed as the No. 1 legal marketing and public relations agency by The Legal Intelligencer and New Jersey Law Journal and has been listed among the top three legal marketing, crisis communications, and public relations agencies nationwide and in the Midwest by The National Law Journal.
Carr is a business development and digital marketing expert. She leads relationship management and tracks market and emerging trends. Carr supports the agency’s client value proposition and establishes a competitive advantage for the agency and its clients, winning new business, and implementing strategies that impact long-term business objectives. In addition, Carr serves as the producer for the firm’s widely acclaimed podcast, On Record PR.
“I am thrilled to join LAWDRAGON’s Global 100 Leaders list,” said Carr. “I credit much of my success to the mentors I have been fortunate to have during my time at AmLaw 200 and mid-market law firms in New York, New Jersey and the mid-west. I am thankful for the opportunity to work at Furia Rubel where I continue to grow in legal marketing.”
Carr is a frequent speaker at national events and regularly contributes to legal publications. In 2019, she was named a top 50 Twitter account that attorneys should follow. As an active member of the Legal Marketing Association (LMA), Carr has served in several leadership positions and currently is a Director-at-Large on the LMA Northeast Regional Board. She received her bachelor’s degree in communication studies from East Stroudsburg University, a Graduate Certificate of Marketing from The University of Texas at Dallas, and earned a Mini-MBA in Digital Marketing from Rutgers Business School. Carr and her family reside in New Jersey.