Lauren Smith

Senior Principal
Office: Washington D.C.
Phone: 310.363.1644

School: William & Mary School of Law, JD

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Lauren Smith specializes in partner and group placements nationwide. Lauren also assists law firms with their hiring needs and has experience guiding law firms through law firm combinations.

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 their Bernese Mountain dog, Pepper.