Jennifer Gerney is an attorney and a member of Spencer Stuart's Legal, Compliance & Regulatory Practice. She leads general counsel and other senior legal executive searches for clients from multiple industries, including financial services, technology, life sciences and healthcare, consumer goods and retail, and industrial.
Deep legal search expertise
- Jennifer is deeply experienced in general counsel, chief compliance officer, deputy/divisional general counsel, corporate secretary and chief securities counsel assignments. Her legal and compliance search work spans a wide range of industries and includes assignments ranging from global Fortune 50 to mid/small cap to growth stage and private equity-backed companies.
- Jennifer has a strong concentration in the promotion of diversity in the legal profession and leads diversity initiatives and outreach for the Legal, Compliance and Regulatory Practice. She has represented Spencer Stuart on various panels focused on the advancement of diverse talent, and is part of several legal associations and networks focused on diversity and inclusion.
- Prior to joining Spencer Stuart, Jennifer practiced as a commercial real estate attorney with the highly regarded California law firm Allen Matkins. She is licensed to practice law in California, Pennsylvania and New Jersey
Jennifer earned her law degree from the University of Southern California Law School and her B.A. in psychology from Temple University, graduating summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa as a part of the school’s honors program.