Julie McAlinden

Business Consultant/New York
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Business Planning and Operations/ Project Management/ Strategic Executive Support/ Market Research, Analysis and Benchmarking/ Relationship Management with Key Stakeholders/ Business Development and Marketing

Julie McAlinden services clients in NYC, Nationwide, and in Europe.  She focuses on strategy, operations and marketing for clients in legal and finance. For large-scale projects, Julie works within a close-knit group of specialized consultants, sources projects according to client needs and manages them from start to finish. Executives have noted Julie’s personable and upbeat style helps teams collaborate and communicate effectively. Partnering with Julie allows executives to move projects forward while focusing their time on client work and issues critical to their executive role.



Julie has extensive experience in helping entrepreneurial clients devise firm launches, develop plans and build their business from the ground-up.  She has partnered with boutique firms experiencing growth to manage firm rebrands and expansion initiatives, helping them win industry awards and placements in premier industry outlets, including Forbes. Julie also works alongside c-suite leaders and internal teams of corporations to plan and manage projects on an ongoing basis. Additionally, she advises non-profits and trade organizations in expanding market presence, service offerings and teams.

Previously, Julie held several business management and operations-focused roles at the law firms DLA Piper and Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. where she collaborated with senior leaders to develop and drive market growth initiatives. In each of these roles, she was involved in devising and executing strategic plans for offices, sectors, practice groups and individuals.

Julie earned a M.B.A. from the Gabelli School of Business at Fordham University and a B.A. from Rutgers University. She is a Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®) certified practitioner and uses the assessment as a tool to help executives gain insight about developing effective styles within diverse teams in the workplace.


  • Legal and Professional Services
  • Finance and Banking
  • Private Equity and Hedge Funds
  • Nonprofit Organizations

Education & Affiliations

  • MBA, Fordham Gabelli School of Business, New York
  • BA, Rutgers University
  • Myers-Briggs Certified Practitioner