Sang J. Lee, Esq. / Owner & Founder

Phone (212) 897-0999

Fax (212) 897-0991

Sang is the Founder and Owner of SJL Attorney Search, LLC and serves as the Chief Executive Officer of SJL Shannon, a professional development firm that provides strategic consulting, training, coaching and counseling services for attorneys at global, national and boutiques firms in New York, Washington DC, Illinois, California, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania. Committed to the imperative of active legal career management, Sang began her career as a legal recruiter in 1998. After thoughtful cultivation and management of her own career, Sang has emerged as a critical advisor, consultant and trainer for AmLaw 200 firms and other sophisticated legal employers.

Sang has been invited to share her expertise at law firm partner retreats, recruiting organizations and city bar committees and has created programming for various NALP and PDI Educational Conferences on a range of topics including Law Firm Branding; Talent Retention; Working Strategically with Recruiting Professionals; and Partner Morale. She has moderated panels on the Recruitment and Retention of Diverse Attorneys and was a featured speaker on the imperative of professional development for law firm administrators at the New York City Recruiters' Association (NYCRA) Inaugural Educational Mini-Conference. In October 2013, Sang will serve on the Guest Faculty of the NALP Foundation Summit in Washington, DC, which will shape how future generations of attorneys are trained and equipped in our post-economic reset world.

Sang holds degrees from Brown University and Georgetown University Law Center. She clerked on the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia and worked as a corporate lawyer with two global law firms before becoming a legal recruiter in 1998. She launched SJL Attorney Search, LLC in 2004 and oversaw its swift emergence as one of New York's premiere recruiting companies before she acquired the professional development firm formerly known as Shannon & Manch and rebranded the company SJL Shannon, LLC.

Sang sits on the Board of Directors for Girls Write Now, an organization that is dedicated to nurturing and promoting young girls in New York City's public high schools who aspire to become professional writers. For more information on Girls Write Now, please visit