B.A., Political Economics @
Barnard College, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa (Junior Year Election); GPA: 4.1
Director of Recruiting and Professional Development @ From June 2014 to Present (1 year 7 months) Director of Employer Relations and Student Recruiting @ Enhanced recruiting relationships with existing and new employers to expand opportunities for Duke Law School students and alumni, serving employers from AmLaw 200 law firms to small firms, corporations, government agencies, non-profit institutions.
Director of Recruiting and Professional Development @ From June 2014 to Present (1 year 7 months) Director of Employer Relations and Student Recruiting @ Enhanced recruiting relationships with existing and new employers to expand opportunities for Duke Law School students and alumni, serving employers from AmLaw 200 law firms to small firms, corporations, government agencies, non-profit institutions. Focused on understanding firm growth trends, culture, practice areas and strategic plans to facilitate connection with candidates with precise backgrounds, interests and skills. From October 2010 to December 2012 (2 years 3 months) Managing Director @ Recruited, counseled, prepared and placed attorneys with law firms throughout the U.S., from AmLaw 100 firms to elite boutiques. Pursuant to the hallmark of SJL Attorney Search, approached recruiting of candidates in a low-volume, highly-specialized and personal way. Met individually with each candidate and provided sophisticated and in-depth career development advice, objective input on next steps and coaching on integration. From August 2005 to June 2010 (4 years 11 months) Chief Officer of Associate Development and Recruiting @ Managed all aspects of recruiting and professional development activities for this leading global law firm through a period of extensive lateral growth and the acquisition of a 65-attorney firm. Worked closely with firm-wide and office hiring partners, practice group leaders and firm leadership to address lateral and summer associate recruiting and retention priorities. Extremely fortunate to work with a phenomenally talented and dedicated Recruiting and Associate Development team. From July 2004 to August 2005 (1 year 2 months) Director of Career Counseling and Placement @ Worked closely with the Assistant Dean in managing all services and operations for one of the nation’s most highly regarded law school career services offices, then serving a constituency of over 1250 J.D. students, 450 LL.M. candidates and thousands of alumni/ae around the globe. Developed and implemented a coordinated career education curriculum and a host of other novel, interactive and thought-provoking career education programs. Endeavored to enable every JD to find a path (jungle gym, not ladder) to career fulfillment, flexibility and fun--in any sector, industry or place they choose. From July 1995 to July 2004 (9 years 1 month) Senior Assistant Dean for Career Services @ Introduced new counseling, educational, recruiting and alumni outreach initiatives for this growing, innovative law school. From October 1992 to July 1995 (2 years 10 months) Corporate/Commercial Real Estate Associate @ Represented major banks, insurance companies and corporations on a wide variety of real estate transactions. Participated extensively in recruiting, mentoring and summer associate program activities. Served as one of the inaugural members of the Associate Development Committee. Created, administered and analyzed a survey to gauge associate core competencies and assess associate development and policies. From September 1987 to October 1992 (5 years 2 months)
JD, Law @ Columbia University School of Law (Accelerated 6 yr AB/JD) From 1984 to 1987 B.A., Political Economics @ Barnard College, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa (Junior Year Election); GPA: 4.1 From 1981 to 1986 College Prep, College Prep @ Ravenscroft School From 1980 to 1981 Gail Cutter is skilled in: Recruiting, Career Counseling, Legal Writing, Career Development, Public Speaking, Strategic Planning, Resume Writing, Talent Management, Interviews, Management, Leadership, Executive Coaching, Leadership Development, Interview Preparation, Job Coaching
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