Russel N. Jacobson offers the partners and law firm leaders with whom he works a perspective honed through twenty-five years as a practicing lawyer, law partner, and legal recruiter.
Examples of matters in which Russ has played a key role include the following:
Working with the senior leadership of a multi-partner, multi-city, 25+ lawyer group in moving from a prominent Am Law 100 firm to various offices of a blue chip Wall Street law firm.
Working with a commercial litigation partner at a prominent, New York-based, Am Law 25 firm in moving to another eminent global Am Law 25 firm.
Working with a transactional tax partner at a premier boutique firm in moving to a distinguished Am Law 25 firm.
Working with a senior partner at a well-known Am Law-ranked Washington, D.C.-based firm in moving to another prominent Am Law-ranked Washington-based firm.
Working with a litigation partner at a preeminent national intellectual property firm in moving to a distinguished global Am Law 10 firm.
Prior to establishing RJC, Russ was a Senior Vice President with a well-known Manhattan legal recruiting firm. Before becoming a recruiter, Russ was a Manhattan litigation partner. Earlier in his career, Russ served for more than a decade as a federal prosecutor, including both as an Assistant United States Attorney and as a Trial Attorney with the Fraud Section of the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. Prior to joining the Justice Department, Russ spent several years as an associate at a major law firm. Russ began his legal career as a law clerk on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, after graduating from Harvard Law School in 1987.
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