Emily began her career as a Document Clerk within the tobacco defense litigation section in 1996 at a large international law firm based in Kansas City, Missouri while in college. Upon graduation from the University of Missouri-Kansas City with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, she joined another large law firm as a Litigation Paralegal working in environmental defense litigation. She went on to work in FELA and catastrophic personal injury as well as in-house at a national benefits & insurance company supporting the General Counsel & Executive Vice President.
With over a decade of experience as a legal recruiter, Emily uses her understanding of the industry, established professional contacts, and resourcefulness to assist law firms of all sizes and companies with legal departments in hiring the best available candidates and in helping job seekers open doors that are not currently open to them.
She also assists law firms seeking merger and acquisitions opportunities.
Early 2020, Emily sold her previous company, Legal Staffing Solutions, LLC which was founded in 2013 and based in Kansas City, Missouri, to a colleague.
Emily understands that every client and situation is unique and believes that finding the right fit is critical for fostering a positive and successful work environment. She is known for focusing on quality over quantity and has implemented an individualized approach to recruitment that allows her to focus on each client’s specific goals. She takes seriously the need for all employers to have Diversity & Inclusion initiatives.
Her dedication to client service, knowledge of the business of law, ethical recruiting practices, and network of relationships in the legal industry have all contributed greatly to her agency’s success.