Jacqueline R. Neff (“Jackie”) Promoted to Partner at Marashlian & Donahue, PLLC

Marashlian & Donahue, PLLC, The CommLaw Group, is pleased to announce that Senior Managing Attorney, Jacqueline (“Jackie”) R. Neff has been promoted to Partner of the firm.

 “Jackie has been a de facto partner at our firm for years, and her formal promotion to Partner is not only well-deserved, it is long overdue!”, said Jonathan Marashlian, the firm’s managing partner.  “Even within the ranks of our firm’s truly gifted, top-notch professionals, Jackie stands apart as special and unique.  Her legal excellence, savvy, yet pragmatic approach to solving complex challenges, incredible efficiency, and client servicing skills are unrivaled.  We are incredibly grateful to Jackie for being a key part of our firm’s success and look forward to many more years together, in partnership!” 

Since joining the firm in 2008, Ms. Neff has been a leader in each of the firm’s core Communications regulatory, taxes & fees, business law and litigation practices.  She has excelled in every engagement and on behalf of every client she has served, earning high marks and countless, well-deserved compliments firm clients.  The CEO of a new client recently commented:

“We are thrilled with the service we have received from The CommLaw Group and The Commpliance Group and am so happy I found your organization.  It feels like I made the right choice!  I appreciate your timeliness and expertise. Not to mention, every person I have encountered is wonderful to work with, knowledgeable, responsive and have provided expert guidance, none more so than Jackie, who’s been invaluable as we set our company up to enter the industry in compliance.  Like many of your clients, I’m sure, we find telecom requirements confusing and complicated, but working with Jackie and the team around her has made the process much less daunting and gives us confidence we made the right choice!”

                -CEO, Wireless/MVNO Service Provider

Jackie was named a 2018 Rising Star by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.  To her partners, however, Jackie has been a rising star since the day she graced our firm with her presence, as the observations of her fellow partners demonstrate.

Founding partner, Michael Donahue, said that “Jackie is one of those rare, gifted attorneys with a thorough understanding of the law and a deep appreciation for her clients’ businesses that enables her to tailor focused, thoughtful advice to any situation.”

Allison Rule, partner, says she’s “had the pleasure of working with Jackie for over ten years. She is truly one of the most gifted professionals I’ve ever worked with.  She’s played an invaluable role at our firm since day one.”  And lastly, one of Jackie’s mentors (and close friend), firm partner Jane Wagner said “she feels blessed to have the opportunity to work with Jackie.  She truly is one of a kind.  She is brilliant, zealous, and always kind advocate.  The way she practices and works with clients is inspiring.  I am lucky to have her as a partner, but more importantly, as a friend.”

Everyone at Marashlian & Donahue, PLLC, The CommLaw Group, joins the firm’s partners in expressing their heartfelt congratulations to Jackie on her well-deserved promotion.

Ms. Neff may be reached at jrn@commlawgroup.com or 703-714-1314.

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