Jodi serves as the Director of Attorney Development & Recruiting at BFKN, leading the firm’s continued growth through talent acquisition, professional development, diversity, equity and inclusive initiatives. She is a seasoned, measured law firm professional with significant experience and insight in leading staff, onboarding and integrating lawyers, serving as a conduit between cross-functional teams, managing large-scale events and developing and maintaining key firm relationships. Over the course of her career, she has developed and implemented lateral integration plans for attorneys, handled staff recruitment and led attorney professional development initiatives – with a commitment to diverse teams.
Jodi has spent her entire career in law firms, working closely with all levels of legal staff to lead a variety of growth initiatives, from inception to completion, with a keen understanding and appreciation for the nuanced demands of an ever-evolving environment. Immediately prior to joining BFKN, Jodi was a Senior Business Development Manager at Reed Smith, where she was integral in the merging of the US and EME commercial disputes practices into one single, global group – requiring seamless coordination across many platforms that encouraged and supported ongoing collaboration of lawyers across a global platform.
In addition to her focus in the office, Jodi spends time with her family supporting a variety of programs with organizations and institutions that concentrate on the well-being of women and children.
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