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MCBA Members Luncheon

Cool Under Fire

Marianne Fleischer

Our January keynote is Marianne Fleischer, a noted Speechwriter and Presentations Skills executive coach. She offers both PRIVATE coaching and her popular COOL UNDER FIRE workshops for lawyers or their clients. Her San Francisco-based presentations company attracts lawyers from AmLaw 100 firms -litigators and transactional attorneys. She also works with Fortune 500 clients such as Salesforce, Apple and Schwab -as well as key non-profits and entrepreneurs.

With a storyteller's background in theater, TV, Creative Arts and Improv, Ms. Fleischer knows what moves audiences' hearts and budgets. She will inspire the art of influence and the science of managing stage fright. She will offer powerful strategies to handle tough Q&A or hold your own in media interviews. Learn to better handle sharp-elbowed peers in meetings and bring back disinterested jurors in court. Come away with tips for opening/closing arguments, pitches, trial themes-even strategically addressing judges. With her Improv background, you can count on some good stories.

Come early for a lively mixer at 11:30 am and stay after the keynote. Get out of the office and catch up with colleagues to hear the latest practice area developments.

Buffet lunch included with registration


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Date and Location

Wednesday | January 23, 2019

McInnis Club Restaurant
350 Smith Ranch Rd
San Rafael, CA 94903

Speaker Information

Marianne Fleischer

Marianne Fleischer has been a TV newscaster, documentary & talk show writer-producer in San Francisco and three other US cities. She’s currently a Corporate Communication consultant to Fortune 500 firms and other organizations. She is a strategist to senior management, an event producer, and speechwriter-speech coach. Her Masters’ degree is in Communications & Rhetorical Theory from University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Her theater and TV background –and a long practice of Improv Comedy spark her workshops—helping others unleash their spontaneity.


♦ Writer-Producer PBS-TV, CBS-TV, NBC-TV and TV Newscaster WXIX and KPLR-TV
♦ Media Consultant Warner Bros. TV, CNN-TV, Esquire Magazine, Landor Associates
♦ C-Suite Speechwriter-Speech Coach-Strategist at Genentech, Apple, Autodesk, Sony, HP, NW Mutual, Wells Fargo, Schwab
♦ Event Writer-Producer & Creative Director Sony, Apple, Genentech,, Invision, Jack Morton Productions
♦ Workshop Leader & Coach as Cool Under Fire© workshop leader (Corporate & Public workshops)