Laura L. Bradley, Esq. / Managing Director



Laura joined SJL as a Managing Director in 2009 after eleven years in the legal search field both as President of her own recruiting firm (Laura Segal & Associates) and as a recruiter with another global legal placement firm. She is a 1992 graduate of Duke University School of Law and a 1989 cum laude graduate of Duke University. Laura is a member of the Partner Placement Group at SJL and handles law firm and in-house placements nationally. She provides customized advice to each of her candidates, counseling attorneys with respect to lateral career moves and identifying issues with regard to substantive areas of practice, work environment, and compensation. Laura also serves in an ongoing counseling role to attorneys at their firms.

Laura practiced law for several years before entering into the field of legal search and consulting. She worked as a trust and estates associate with the Charlotte firm of Kennedy Covington Lobdell & Hickman and as a corporate associate with the New York office of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison. Her practice at Paul, Weiss focused on the areas of bank finance, mergers and acquisitions and securities law.