Matthew Moody
Managing Director

Matthew Moody is a Managing Director with Empire Search Partners in New York. Matt advises attorneys in a variety of practice areas as they consider lateral moves that will further their professional goals. He places lawyers of all levels into leading law firms and in-house positions across the country.

Before joining Empire Search Partners, Matt served as the Senior Law Editor at Vault, where he published Vault’s career guides for legal job candidates and consulted with law firms regarding recruiting strategies and lawyer satisfaction. Matt’s role at Vault gave him unique insight into attorneys’ experiences at the top global law firms and an in-depth understanding of the hiring process from the perspective of both candidates and recruiting teams.

Prior to his time at Vault, Matt was a litigator at two highly-regarded law firms and focused his practice on class action defense and appeals. Matt earned his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and graduated from the University of Florida with a B.S. in Journalism.