OUR PEOPLE

People are our business, and our business relies on our people.

To put it simply, our placement consultants are good people. If you ask any one of them what they like most about what they do, they'll tell you they enjoy helping others' helping their clients find talented professionals who meet their needs and fit well within their group, and helping candidates successfully find opportunities that coincide with their personal, career advancement and financial goals. Our consultants are candid, honest, trustworthy, and ethical, and are always willing to provide counsel to clients on market conditions or offer career advice to a candidate. They are both talent scouts and talent promoters, who seek out opportunities for others' career growth, help talented professionals advance their careers, and help clients build their legal departments with the best and brightest talent available.

In-House
Joel Berger, Esq.
President
President and chair of the In-House practice group.
Industry pioneer and legal search expert with over 40-years experience in the recruitment and placement of attorneys at all levels for the Finance, Banking, Funds, Insurance, and Pharmaceutical industries, and leading Fortune 1000 corporations nationwide.
JD, Brooklyn Law School; BS, Brooklyn College; member of NY bar. NALSC co-founder.
jberger@meridianlegal.com * (212) 354-9301

William J. Mudloff Vice President and member of the In-House practice group.
Legal recruiting professional specializing in the placement of in-house counsel at all levels for the nation's leading financial institutions, insurance companies, public utilities, energy companies, and other Fortune 1000 corporations. BS, University of Michigan.
wmudloff@meridianlegal.com * (212) 354-9307

Jeffrey Lutley Senior Recruitment Manager and member of the In-House and Law Firm practice groups.
Legal recruiter with 20-years experience placing attorneys with corporations and law firms, currently specializing in corporation clients in the food and drug, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, healthcare, and health & beauty aid industries. BBA, Hofstra University.
jlutley@meridianlegal.com * (212) 354-9305

Andrea L. Steiner Professional Recruiter and member of the In-House practice group.
Legal recruiter with nearly 10-years experience specializing in the placement of attorneys and compliance professionals in-house with major financial institutions, investment funds, and insurance companies. BA, Queens College.
asteiner@meridianlegal.com * (212) 354-9302

Intellectual Property
Jane Karesh Senior Recruiter and member of the Intellectual Property practice group.
Legal search consultant with over 20-years of expertise placing Patent (including Patent Agents), Trademark, Copyright, Technology Transactions and Privacy attorneys with law firms and corporations. BA, College of Charleston; MS, Vanderbilt University.
jkaresh@meridianlegal.com * (212) 354-9303

Steven G. Palmer Professional Recruiter and member of the Intellectual Property practice group.
Legal search consultant with 20-years experience specializing in the placement of Patent (including Patent Agents), Trademark, Copyright, Technology Transactions and Privacy attorneys with law firms and corporations. BA, Queens College; licensed CPA.
spalmer@meridianlegal.com * (212) 354-9304

Law Firms
Temporary Staffing & Paralegals
Jodi A. Butterman Professional Recruiter and member of the Temporary Staffing and Paralegal practice groups.
Former paralegal with 15-years experience specializing in placing Paralegals, Temporary Attorneys and Compliance Analysts in all industries. BS, American University.
jbutterman@meridianlegal.com * (212) 354-9308