As Director of Operations, Mari is responsible for the management and operations of Watanabe Nason. She works to implement strategic business initiatives and acts as a liaison between lateral candidates and our law firm clients throughout the recruitment process. Mari works directly with candidates to obtain confidential practice information to complete lateral partner questionnaires and coordinates meetings between candidates and clients.
Prior to joining Watanabe Nason, Mari spent over 25 years supporting senior level partners and managing members of AM Law firms, including DLA Piper, Procopio Cory and Heller Ehrman.
Mari obtained her ABA certified paralegal education from the University of California, San Diego.