Jay Mehr is a Director in the Partner Practice Group in Major, Lindsey & Africa’s New York office. Over the last decade, Jay has successfully placed partners, counsel and associates in top-tier law firms, as well as prominent corporations, banks and funds. Jay is dedicated to building strong and lasting relationships with his candidates, and takes pride in helping them achieve their personal and long-term career goals. Jay’s success is based on his genuine interest in helping attorneys find an environment which allows them to maximize their strengths. Prior to joining MLA's Partner Practice group, Jay spent nearly 8 years as a successful legal recruiter in New York and New Jersey.
Prior to entering the field of legal search, Jay spent 5 years practicing as a litigator in a top 10 New Jersey firm, as well as a smaller litigation boutique. Jay's practice focused on complex commercial litigation with an emphasis on employment law, products liability, and environmental matters. Outside the office, Jay is an avid music fan and enjoys attending live music and playing guitar.