Jennifer Soberman

Jennifer Soberman Professional Headshot (002)Jennifer Soberman is a Director of Associate Placement for             J. Smith Associates. Jennifer works directly with Matt Dorf, CEO of         J. Smith Associates, to effectively interface with law firm, corporate and other organization clients and their prospective candidates for associate to create winning professional relationships.

Drawing upon a decade of experience in the recruiting field, Jennifer is adept at developing relationships with candidates and key decision-makers within law firms and organizations to better understand and fulfill the needs of all parties.  Prior to entering the field of legal search consulting, Jennifer spent eight years working in legal recruiting at prominent law firms in New York, where she was responsible for the placement of both lateral and entry level associates and the management of both the hiring committee and the summer associate program.  Most recently, Jennifer diversified her skill set by working in talent acquisition within the financial services industry.

Her professional experience makes Jennifer a valued asset to both (1) associate candidates in counseling them to fully understand their professional experience and skill sets in the context of quality law firm, corporate and other organization opportunities and thereby assist them in optimizing their legal career progression as well as (2) law firms, corporations and other organizations to avail them of highly marketable top-quality associates with demonstrated success and a commitment to succeed at the highest levels.

Jennifer received her bachelor’s degree from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School, where she majored in Marketing and Management.  She commutes to New York City from Westchester, where she lives with her husband and two sons.