Lauren Smith

Principal, Partner Practice Group
Office: Washington, DC
P: 310.363.1644
School: William & Mary School of Law, JD

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Lauren Smith specializes in Partner representation in the lateral market on a National level.  She also has extensive experience placing Associates with AmLaw, regional, and high-end boutique law firms as well as in house counsel with corporations of all sizes.

Lauren graduated with a double major in Classical Languages and Political Science from Cornell University and then worked for 2 years as a paralegal before attending law school at William & Mary.  Lauren practiced law for almost 10 years before becoming a Legal Recruiter.  Her law career included practicing commercial litigation at a top national Amlaw 100 firm in D.C., serving as in house counsel for a real estate company in Los Angeles, and then practicing for a boutique intellectual property firm in D.C.  Due to her diverse experience, Lauren excels in positioning both attorneys and expanding legal groups for long-term success.

Lauren resides in Northern Virginia with her husband, 2 daughters, and a miniature dachshund named Cosmo.