Hanover, MD (June 20, 2022) — Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA), the world's leading legal search firm, announced today that Jay Brenner has joined the firm as a managing director of client development with MLA Interim Legal Talent, based in Dallas. Jay works with corporations, small businesses, nonprofits and law firms to identify legal talent solutions to address their workforce challenges.
“Jay has a deep understanding of the legal industry through his 15+ years of experience in managed services, legal staffing and private practice,” said Cloud Schnoebelen, managing director and practice lead for MLA Interim Legal Talent. “Jay’s approach to alternative legal services is centered on relationships and serving both clients and attorney consultants as a trusted advisor. His approach will allow MLA Interim Legal Talent to further enrich our in-house legal department and law firm clients’ experience in Texas.”
Prior to joining MLA, Jay was a senior manager at PwC, where he led the launch of the firm's U.S.-based Legal Managed Services practice. In that role, he recruited, engineered and led teams of legal professionals working on various consulting engagements, including data privacy initiatives, contract lifecycle management, internal investigations, compliance reviews, litigation document review and due diligence. Before PwC, he worked in various operational and recruiting roles at Legality (formerly Counsel on Call), where he recruited, deployed and managed teams engaged in a variety of matters for corporate clients and law firms. Jay was previously a litigation attorney at McCarter & English.
“I consider myself fortunate to have spent over 15 years delivering alternative legal services to corporate legal departments and law firms,” said Jay. “Major, Lindsey & Africa’s depth of expertise in this industry and commitment to excellence is without rival, and I look forward to leveraging that network to bring interim legal talent to our valued Texas clients.”Jay earned his J.D. from the University of Memphis and his B.A. from the University of Kansas.
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