Jennifer Coffey
Jennifer Coffey
Managing Director

Jennifer Coffey is a Managing Director at Empire Search Partners in New York. She has been a trusted recruiting advisor for over a decade, and has represented attorneys at all levels and in all of the major U.S. cities. Jenn has a profound respect for the importance of careers and practice growth, and forms long-term relationships as she works closely with both clients and candidates to thoughtfully advise on career moves and team additions. The strengths she leans on most are her listening skills, industry-knowledge, honesty, and work ethic as she’s hustled to best utilize her extensive network to achieve desired results.

Jenn began her career as a member of recruiting and legal personnel teams within Sullivan & Cromwell, Simpson Thacher, and Dewey & LeBoeuf, where she gained significant insight into the business side of law firms and how integral it is for firms to grow practices with the right lateral additions.

Before joining Empire Search Partners, Jenn gained experience within three legal search boutiques, ranging from a focus on associate placements to partner moves. Empire Search Partners’ platform allows Jenn to apply all of her experience across attorney levels and expertise.

Jenn earned a B.A. degree from Smith College in Art History; with post-baccalaureate coursework in pre-medical sciences at Columbia University, where she also worked and conducted research in biology and organic chemistry labs.