Marjie Shrimpton is the firm’s Communications Coordinator, managing the RPJ website, social media and internal and external communications and marketing initiatives. She was previously a Legal Assistant at the firm, primarily supporting its entertainment and employment practices. Prior to RPJ, she worked as an Assistant for Human Rights Funders Network, a philanthropy network for grantmaking organizations that fund human rights and social justice initiatives. Ms. Shrimpton graduated with a B.A. from Barnard College of Columbia University with a double major in Dance and Human Rights (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa). While in school, she spent time abroad studying performing arts and culture, international politics and human rights in Senegal, New Zealand and Paris. In her junior year, she was awarded a Tow Fellowship to complete research in New Zealand for her senior thesis.
Outside of the firm, Ms. Shrimpton is an actor-dancer-singer. In 2018, she created, produced and starred in her solo cabaret debut, What Would Judy Do?, performing in New York and Minnesota. She has been the featured jazz singer at two events at the Museum of the City of New York and a featured dancer in several stage and film productions. She frequently collaborates with Jennifer Jancuska + The BringAbout and has been Assistant Choreographer to Brandon Powers on numerous projects. She recently joined the ranks of volunteer teaching artists working with Artists Striving to End Poverty (ASTEP), an organization committed to providing arts education programming to underserved youth in our New York community and around the world.