Jennifer A. Kasmin, Esq. / Managing Partner


Jennifer has been a successful and respected recruiter for over a decade and currently serves as SJL's Managing Partner. Her practice is national in scope and focuses on advising partners and counsel on strategic opportunities in the marketplace that will enable them to further advance their and their client's business objectives. Law firm leaders also seek her advice when devising innovative growth initiatives and implementing them. She works across practice areas and is consistently praised for her broad market knowledge and ability to partner with clients and candidates in an effective and discreet way. Prior to assuming the role of Managing Partner, Jennifer headed SJL's Partner Placement Group, and, before that, its Associate Placement Group.  

In addition to her work with law firms, Jennifer partners with top law schools to counsel students on career opportunities and is often called upon to speak as an authority on trends in the legal marketplace. 

Jennifer approaches her work with a unique appreciation of the realities of law firm practice, having spent 11 years as a practicing attorney, first with Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison and then with King & Spalding.

Jennifer graduated magna cum laude from Boston University School of Law in 1993 and from Cornell University in 1989. When not working, she enjoys spending time with her two teenage sons and the dog they begged her to get but now ignore.