Cultivating Growth and Charting New Horizons: Malinda Hicks Named Chief Operating Officer

We are thrilled to announce the appointment of Malinda Hicks into the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer. Malinda has served as Mayer’s Executive Director since its inception in 2019. From the beginning, she has proven herself as an influential leader and an invaluable member of our firm, playing an integral role in its development.

“Malinda embodies Mayer's core values and truly lives them out every day,” says founding partner, Zach Mayer. “Her visionary mindset, unwavering commitment to excellence, and team-oriented approach have been instrumental in our firm's growth and success. As she assumes the role of COO, I have no doubt that she will continue to drive Mayer forward, leading our team to new heights."

In her role as COO, Malinda will oversee business, financial, and administrative operations, and will focus on facilitating the firm’s strategic vision as a premier mid-sized, full-service business law firm serving clients throughout the Southwest.

“My journey to the role of COO is a testament to the unwavering support and encouragement I have received from my colleagues. I am deeply grateful for the opportunity to continue cultivating this remarkable organization and contribute to its growth alongside our firm’s equity partners,” said Malinda.