J. Smith Associates is our go-to placement agency for every lateral search at our Firm.  When a practice group notifies us of a lateral need, my first phone call is to Matthew Dorf at J. Smith Associates.”
Naima Walker-Fierce
Senior Director, Legal Recruiting
Weil, Gotshal & Manges, LLP


“J. Smith Associates and its CEO Matthew Dorf are simply an indispensable recruiting resource for me.  When I call upon Matt and his firm, I am confident they will bring me the most talented, experienced and higly qualified candidates for me to consider to meet the demands of my practice and those of my clients.”
Leslie A. Plaskon
Partner, Corporate Department
Paul Hastings, LLP


“I have worked with Matthew Dorf on a number of placements for our office. 
Matt understands and appreciates his client’s complex and often challenging hiring needs and has carefully identified multiple candidates that have both the skill set and personality for our firm. I would highly recommend Matt and 
J. Smith Associates.”
Michael J. McCarthy
Haynes and Boone, LLP


“I have worked with J. Smith Associates for several years and find them to be knowledgable, professional, proficient and responsive.  They get the job done and resource great lawyers.  I highly recommend them.”
Nancy E. Needle
Director Of Legal Recruitment
Goulston & Storrs