Jennifer Herrmann is a lawyer and leads Spencer Stuart's Legal, Compliance & Government Affairs Practice in North America in addition to co-leading it globally. She handles general counsel and senior in-house legal assignments across multiple industries, including financial services, consumer goods and services, industrial, healthcare and technology. In addition to general counsel searches, Jennifer’s search work includes deputy general counsel, corporate secretary, chief compliance officer and senior securities counsel assignments.

Extensive legal search experience

  • Jennifer has conducted numerous general counsel, chief compliance officer and other legal searches for some of the leading financial services companies, including global banking organizations, asset management firms and insurance companies.
  • Her legal search work across a wide variety of other industries includes assignments ranging from Fortune 10 to small cap companies in the global retail/consumer, aviation, aerospace and defense, chemicals, construction and engineering, hospitality, energy industries, and healthcare industries.
  • Prior to joining Spencer Stuart in 1997, Jennifer was an attorney with the Philadelphia law firm of Marks, O'Neill, Reilly, O'Brien and Courtney, P.C., where she specialized in defense litigation. She is a member of the Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware state and federal bars.

Jennifer previously served as manager of the Philadelphia office and is a six-time recipient of the firm's annual award recognizing quality client service. She earned her law degree from Widener University School of Law and graduated from Bucknell University with a degree in international relations. Jen and her husband live in the Philadelphia suburbs with their three sons.

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