Dawn Afanador leads the development and implementation of the strategic marketing plan for CSG Law, with responsibility for the oversight of all marketing, communications and business development activities and initiatives at the firm. She works closely with the firm’s attorneys and management team to create programs that support the firm’s continued growth and align with its strategic objectives.

Bringing more than 20 years of experience in legal marketing, Dawn previously served as the Chief Marketing Officer and Marketing Manager for two Am Law 200 firms. She was recognized for branding and innovation by Steve Adubato, Jr. in his book You are the Brand, and has earned the Executive Women of New Jersey’s Salute to the Policymaker Award.


  • Recipient, Legal Marketing Association’s International “Your Honor” Events Award recognizing excellence in marketing
  • Recipient, Executive Women of New Jersey Salute to the Policy Makers Award
  • Marketing the Law Firm – ranked nationally among the top law firms for marketing
  • Recognized for innovation in marketing in Steve Adubato Jr.’s book, You Are the Brand

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  • Women@NJPAC, Marketing and Membership Committee
  • Executive Women of New Jersey, Member
  • CFO Leadership Council, Advisory Board


  • Drew University (B.A.)