Ellen Robinson, a marketing and public relations executive with more than three decades of broad communications leadership experience, recently joined the law firm of Lewis, King, Krieg and Waldrop, P.C. as chief marketing officer.
Prior to joining Lewis King, Robinson served as vice president of Moxley Carmichael, an East Tennessee public and media relations firm.
“I’ve had the pleasure of working with Ellen for years both professionally and through our joint involvement in community service,” said Deborah Stevens, president/managing shareholder for Lewis King. “Her marketing and communications experience will help us communicate even more effectively with clients and potential clients.”
Robinson’s extensive communications background also includes service as executive vice president of communications and government relations at the Tennessee Valley Authority and executive positions with CNH Global N.V, Case Corporation and Burson-Marsteller in New York.
Robinson is a graduate of the 2004 class of Leadership Knoxville and serves on the organization’s curriculum committee. She is on the board of the Arts and Culture Alliance of Greater Knoxville and the Knoxville Symphony Society. Robinson is a trustee of the Knoxville Museum of Art and is a member of the Executive Women’s Association. She earned a B.A. in journalism from the University of New Mexico in 1976 and a master’s in public administration from The American University in Washington, D.C., in 1978.
Lewis King was founded in 1960 and today has 55 attorneys in its three offices in Nashville, Knoxville and Sevierville. As chief marketing officer, Robinson will oversee marketing and communications for all three locations.