Gillian Biron is a Managing Director at Empire Search Partners in New York. Gillian consults attorneys of all levels and practice areas with respect to their career planning strategies in both the in-house and law firm spheres.
Prior to joining Empire, Gillian practiced law for ten years at the New York offices of Bingham McCutchen and Dewey & LeBoeuf. At Bingham, Gillian was a counsel in the Financial Institutions, Regulatory, Enforcement and Litigation Group where she represented investment banks and other financial industry and corporate clients in complex commercial disputes and government investigations, including class action litigations and internal investigations. At Dewey, Gillian focused on securities, antitrust, and general litigation matters. Throughout her legal career Gillian also maintained an active pro bono practice by which she worked on a range of different types of matters.
Gillian received her J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where she served as Associate Editor of the Journal of Labor and Employment Law. While in law school, Gillian was a judicial intern for the Hon. Bruce W. Kauffman of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. She received her B.A. in English from Binghamton University.