Allyn brings more than 20 years of recruiting experience to her current position as Managing Director in Major, Lindsey & Africa’s New York office. Her academic background and years of work experience in social services and counseling have led to a more personalized and thoughtful approach to legal recruiting. She has successfully placed attorneys at all levels, in virtually every practice discipline, into boutique and international law firms and corporations nationwide.
Past noteworthy placements have included the addition of SEC enforcement associates to a firm’s litigation and compliance team and the placement of senior associates as partners and counsel in New York and out-of-town firms. In-house placements include the Vice-President and General Counsel of the Trust Company of a major investment bank, and the Senior Vice-President and Counsel in the Tokyo office of a global financial institution.
As a result of her strong, successful track record, Allyn has a broad array of clients who return to her repeatedly to complete their most critical searches. Prior to joining Major, Lindsey & Africa, she worked for a New York legal search firm where she was the Director of Associate Recruiting.
Allyn earned her B.A. in psychology from Smith College and her M.A. in psychology from New York University. She grew up in Westchester County, New York. She and her husband live in Sleepy Hollow by the Hudson River.