Executive Legal Search Consultants

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Jennifer E. Coffey

Jennifer Coffey is a Director of The Mara Group. Jenn places attorneys at all levels throughout the United States, with particular expertise assisting those with intellectual property and corporate backgrounds. Prior to joining The Mara Group, Jenn worked as a Legal Search Consultant of another leading search firm in Manhattan where she counseled and successfully placed attorneys of varying levels from a wide variety of practices at national and boutique law firms.

Before transitioning to a search firm, Jenn worked within the law firm administrations of some of the Nation’s top firms.  She was the Manager of Attorney HR of Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP,  Manager of Legal Personnel for the NY office of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, and Lateral Attorney Recruiting Coordinator for Sullivan & Cromwell LLP.  In these positions, Jenn gained experience in the recruitment of associates and counsel across various practice areas for national and international offices; and was also closely involved in other facets of law firm life, including performance evaluations, onboarding of partners and associates, and assignments.  Having experience on both sides of the search process gives Jenn a unique perspective and broad understanding of the legal market, enabling her to facilitate successful placements and ensure an appropriate match.

Jenn earned her Bachelor of Arts from Smith College.  She went on to earn her Certificate of Pre-Medical Sciences from Columbia University, where she also performed research in biology and organic chemistry labs.  Jenn lives in New Jersey with her husband and two dogs, and in her spare time enjoys trail running, mountain biking, yoga, river sports, reading, wine and travel.

Jenn can be reached at (212) 418-1196 or jcoffey@maralegal.com