Phil Nugent, J.D., M.B.A., is the founder and managing director of NCG Strategic Marketing, a consulting firm that helps small and midsize law firms prioritize and execute their marketing initiatives, including strategic branding, online marketing, and 21st century business development. A non-practicing attorney, Phil has more than 15 years of marketing and communications experience with organizations ranging from law firms to technology start-ups to members of the Fortune 500. He has provided training on social media best practices since 2007, and he founded NCG in 2009. Phil received his B.A. from the University of Virginia, his J.D. from the College of William and Mary, and his M.B.A. from the University of Colorado at Boulder.