A Conversation with Laurie Lebrun

Mentors can be invaluable to your career development and growth. That’s why Nathan Peart dedicated this episode of Millennial Murmurs to introducing his mentor, Laurie Lebrun. Laurie talks about her career journey and where she found informal (and formal mentorship). She also shares her thoughts on reverse mentorship, 360 performance reviews and what she’s learned from her kids.


Laurie Lebrun
is a partner with Major, Lindsey & Africa. She established the company’s Tokyo office in 2007. Based in Tokyo since 2005, Laurie is actively engaged in private practice and in-house placements in both Japan and Korea.

A New York qualified lawyer, Laurie practiced for more than five years in the New York and Tokyo offices of Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton as a securities and mergers and acquisitions lawyer before becoming a legal recruiter. She received her B.A. in international politics from Columbia University, her M.S.F.S. in international business diplomacy from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service and her J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center. Following law school, she was a judicial clerk for one year for Chancellor William T. Allen of the Delaware Court of Chancery.

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