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Kathleen Brady

Kathleen Brady has over 20 years of experience counseling attorneys on job search strategies including identifying opportunities and learning to network; interviewing and negotiating, and recovering from a layoff. She also assists attorneys with professional development issues including communications skills, career planning, delegating and supervising, delivering feedback, effective mentoring and time management. Brady has comprehensive industry knowledge. She started her career in the Placement Office at Columbia Law School and went on to serve as Assistant Dean of Career Services at Fordham University School of Law. Subsequently she was a communications specialist at Exec|Comm, National Director of Staff Recruitment and Development at Jackson Lewis and Manager of Associate Professional Development at Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy, LLP. The experience she has gained working on both the employer and school side of the career development process enables her to provide valuable assistance and unique insights into the professional development of attorneys in transition.

Ms. Brady served as the president of the National Association for Law Placement from 1995-1996 and as a founding member of the NALP Foundation for Research and Education. She authored two books, Navigating Detours on the Road to Success: A Lawyer’s Guide to Career Management (Inkwater Press, 2005) and Jobs for Lawyers, Effective Techniques for Getting Hired in Today’s Legal Marketplace (Impact Publications, 1996) as well as numerous articles for The New York Law Journal, ABA Law Practice Management and NALP Bulletin. Brady received a B.A. in Sociology from Fordham University.