Sheri Michaels is a Partner at Major, Lindsey & Africa in our New York office. With over 18 years of legal recruiting experience, Sheri has successfully placed partners, counsels and associates in the top-tier national, regional, and international law firms, as well as prominent corporations.
Sheri is well known in the industry among partners and associates and is regularly called upon to provide counsel and advice regarding the lateral market. Her clients recognize her strength in understanding their firm's hiring objectives and her proven ability in placing appropriately matched attorneys. For her candidates, Sheri regularly counsels the attorneys in their career planning and is their strongest advocate in assisting them to achieve their career goals. Her cumulative years in legal search, coupled with her in-depth knowledge of the market, enable her to provide sound guidance to her candidates.
Sheri earned her undergraduate degree, with distinction, from The George Washington University, and her law degree from The Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. She began her legal career with Coopers & Lybrand. Ultimately, she decided to leave the practice of law and enter the legal recruiting arena.
Sheri resides with her family in Englewood, New Jersey. She is an active member of the parent alumni communities of The Riverdale Country School and The Elisabeth Morrow School, and serves as a career advisor to current students at Cardozo School of Law.