PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 30, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The AmLaw100 firm Pepper Hamilton LLP today announced that it has appointed Daniel P. Pulka as its Chief Marketing Officer. Pulka, a skilled professional services marketer, joined the firm in 2006 and was named Interim Chief Marketing Officer in August 2013.

Pepper Hamilton CEO Scott Green said: "The firm conducted a national search for our new Chief Marketing Officer. After considering an impressive roster of candidates, we concluded that Dan Pulka brings the vision, strategic oversight, pragmatic approach and experience our growing firm needs. He knows Pepper well, and has demonstrated his ability to lead a diverse marketing and communications team that successfully supports the firm, our partners and our practice areas."

Pulka joined Pepper in 2006 as Director of Marketing. He has led the strategic marketing planning and business development for a number of the firm's core practices. He will be responsible for leading the firm's marketing and business development efforts across all practices and geographies, and is based in Pepper's Philadelphia office.

"This is an exciting time to lead marketing at Pepper Hamilton," Pulka said. "As Pepper expands its national footprint, it becomes even more critical to reinforce and better communicate the firm's capabilities, reputation and positioning. I am looking forward to helping Pepper continue to expand its business."

Before joining Pepper Hamilton, Pulka served from 2001-2006 as Director of Marketing for Right Management, the world's largest career transition and organizational consulting firm. While there, he oversaw the tactical implementation of all marketing activities for the company's lines of business around the world.

Before that, he served as Marketing Manager of (now ACTIVE StarCite) and as an Account Executive with AIG Marketing, Inc. He began his career at The McClure Group (now DMW Direct).

Pulka holds a B.S.J. from the Perley Isaac Reed School of Journalism at West Virginia University. He is a 2002 graduate of Leadership Philadelphia's Core Program. He is a member of the Legal Marketing Association and the Global Leadership Institute of the World Affairs Council. He sits on the Marketing Committee of Pennsylvania Bio's Life Sciences Futures and is a member of the ContactEase Advisory Board of Cole Valley Software.

About Pepper Hamilton

Pepper Hamilton LLP ( is a multi-practice law firm with more than 500 lawyers nationally. The firm provides corporate, litigation and regulatory legal services to leading businesses, governmental entities, nonprofit organizations and individuals throughout the nation and the world. The firm was founded in 1890.