Jennifer “Jen” Gewertz is the Director of Attorney Alumni Relations at Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP (Arnold & Porter), which has nearly 1,000 attorneys in 14 offices across the US, Europe and Asia. Jen is based in the Washington, DC office and is the first dedicated alumni relations professional at Arnold & Porter. She was tasked with developing the firm’s attorney alumni relations program from the ground up. She transitioned to this role in the middle of 2019 after a sixteen year career in attorney recruiting.
Jen started her career in attorney recruiting at Crowell & Moring in 2003 and joined Morgan Lewis in 2005. Jen joined Arnold & Porter in 2010 as the Manager of Attorney Recruiting, became the Senior Manager of Attorney Recruiting in 2012 and then the Firmwide Director of Attorney Recruiting in 2017.
Jen has served in a variety of capacities within WALRAA (Washington Area Legal Recruitment Administrators Association) and NALP (National Association for Law Placement) including three terms on WALRAA’s Board of Directors and as a member of NALP’s Nominating Committee and Governance Review Advisory Group. Jen currently serves as the CO Chair of NALP’s Legal Employer Alumni Relations/Programs Section and a member of the 2023 annual education conference planning committee.
Jen received her A.B. in Psychology from Brown University.