Neonu Jewell Director

Neonu Jewell

I am committed to creating outstanding results for my clients and I live by the mantra that "When one succeeds, we all succeed." I am an agile, innovative and results-driven business leader that has chosen to express my gifts through facilitating corporate connections and leadership excellence. As an executive legal search consultant, I get to support and connect the top organizations with the legal industry's best and brightest leaders.

Neonu Jewell is a Director in our In-House Practice Group, based in the New York office. She specializes in conducting senior-level, in-house attorney searches for corporate legal departments nationwide. Neonu identifies top legal talent who are aligned with the client's corporate vision, requirements, and culture. She also focuses on assisting legal organizations with enhancing their diversity.

Neonu enjoys Crossfit, watching action movies in 4DX, music, growing her AllVerse social media platform and spending time with family and friends.  Neonu resides in Brooklyn, N.Y.


Neonu is a former transactional and regulatory compliance attorney who brings more than 17 years of legal and corporate experience to legal executive search. She began her career in corporate finance and tax, at companies to include Marriott International. She launched her legal career as an international trade associate at Thomson Hine LLP; was the international trade, Americas counsel at Accenture; and later became president and general counsel of Excel Management Systems Inc., an IT service provider.

Neonu is also a transformational leadership coach. She facilitates a high-energy, 90-day training where participants create outstanding results in areas of their lives such as career, finance, love, relationships, health, education and community.


Search highlights include senior counsel and general counsel searches for clients in the fast-moving consumer goods, cosmetics, pharmaceutical, medical device, higher education, manufacturing and technology industries. Representative clients include:

  • Columbia University
  • Novartis Corporation
  • L’Oréal
  • Coty Inc.
  • Medidata Solutions, Inc.
  • The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company


Georgetown University: J.D.

Florida A&M: M.B.A.

Florida A&M: B.S., Business Administration


Women of Excellence Network, Momentum Education Leadership Coordinator

Admitted to practice law in Maryland and Washington, D.C.