Marjie Shrimpton is the firm’s Senior Communications Coordinator, managing RPJ’s 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 and individuals 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 on the intersection of indigenous rights and performing arts in Maori history and culture.
Outside of the firm, Ms. Shrimpton is an actor-dancer-singer and the solo performer, creator and producer of What Would Judy Do? A Judy Garland Cabaret, which has played to sold-out audiences in NYC, Minneapolis and Grand Rapids, MN. She is an associate choreographer to Brandon Powers, a teaching artist with Treasure Trunk Theatre and a volunteer with Artists Striving to End Poverty (ASTEP), an organization committed to providing arts education programming to underserved youth in the New York community and around the world.