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Roy Sexton

Director of Marketing
fax +1 313.309.6809

Roy Sexton leads Clark Hill’s marketing, branding, and communications efforts in collaboration with the firm’s exceptional team of marketing and business development professionals. He has nearly 20 years of experience in marketing, communications, business development, and strategic planning.

Roy is passionate about problem solving, facilitating business growth, crafting communications strategy, and enhancing law firm culture. He works closely with the marketing team to advance the firm’s digital and social media presence and external engagement, using multi-channel distribution and data collection. This enables the team to quantify results and use those results to produce thoughtfully and strategically organized content for clients and prospects.

Roy also advises attorneys on marketing and business development strategy by curating relationships among external publications and media outlets and creating the appropriate platforms and opportunities for attorneys to promote their knowledge and practice.

He has been heavily involved regionally and nationally in the Legal Marketing Association (LMA) as a board member, content expert, and presenter. He currently serves as Past President of LMA.

Roy is a published author of two books: Reel Roy Reviews, Volumes 1 and 2.


M.B.A., University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
M.A., Ohio State University-Main Campus, Columbus, Ohio, Theatre
B.A., Wabash College, Crawfordsville, Indiana


Named one of Corp! Magazine’s 2024 Most Valued Professionals 2024

Named one of INvolve People’s 2023 Top 100 LGBTQ+ Executives internationally

Named in Crain’s Detroit “Notable LGBTQ in Business” in 2021 and “Notable Leaders in Marketing” in 2023.

Michigan Lawyers Weekly “Unsung Legal Hero” (2018)


Legal Marketing Association International Board (2020-Present)

Legal Marketing Association, Midwest Regional Board, Former Member-at-Large

Social Media SIG, Former Member, Steering Group

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Ann Arbor, Board Member

Royal Starr Film Festival, Board Member

Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit, Board Member

Encore Michigan, Board Member

Leadership Detroit, Graduate

Leadership A2Y, Graduate

Michigan Council of Labor and Economic Growth, Member

Michigan Mortgage Lenders Association Board of Governors