Robert C. Creighton Elected Managing Partner at Farrell Fritz
November 30, 2015
Farrell Fritz is pleased to announce that Robert C. Creighton, Partner, has been named the Firm’s Managing Partner, effective January 1, 2016. Current Managing Partner Charles M. Strain will continue as a Partner serving on the Firm’s management committee.
In announcing the transition, Charlie reflected: “I have had the privilege of serving as the Firm’s Managing Partner for the past fifteen years. It is time to give one of my colleagues the opportunity to take on this responsibility. Bob Creighton is a superb lawyer, and equally important, he is thoughtful relating to his colleagues, respectful of the Firm’s ethos and genuinely interested in the well-being of everyone at the Firm. With his Firm-first attitude, I am certain that Bob will be a terrific leader going forward and will add his own very positive imprint on Farrell Fritz over the next number of years. I look forward to supporting Bob in his new role and becoming a more active lawyer again.”
During Charlie’s years as Managing Partner, which included a deep recession, the Firm has grown and thrived. “Charlie’s strong leadership has been a key driver of our success,” Bob stated. “During his service as Managing Partner, he has quietly demonstrated enormous compassion and kindness that has reflected the Firm’s culture time and time again. He is a great role model and mentor to me and many within Farrell Fritz. I look forward to continuing to work with him as we grow the Firm, while remaining true to the Firm’s culture and character.”
Bob indicated that the hallmarks of Farrell Fritz – commitment to clients, to the Firm’s employees and to the community – will continue to guide the Firm’s management. He emphasized that Farrell Fritz will continue to grow organically by providing opportunity for advancement from within the Firm and will continue to pursue strategic growth opportunities through lateral additions.
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