In addition to experience as both a CPA and an attorney, Jane has fifteen years of legal recruiting experience. She has successfully completed national searches for companies seeking attorneys and compliance professionals ranging from executive-level general counsels and chief compliance officers to staff attorneys and compliance analysts. She has also worked with international, regional, and local law firms to help them find top partner, associate, and law technology talent.
Jane currently serves as Managing Principal of Momentum Search Partners and continues to recruit for companies and law firms throughout Texas, as well as in other states. Her recruiting experience spans legal and compliance departments in many industries, including financial services, energy, renewable energy, healthcare, biotech, manufacturing, retail and technology companies.
Jane obtained her JD with honors from the University of Texas, where she was a member of the Order of the Coif and an associate editor of the Texas Law Review. After law school, she practiced law with Thompson & Knight, an AmLaw 200 firm based in Dallas, focusing on commercial and oil and gas litigation. She obtained her undergraduate degree with high honors in Accounting from the University of Arkansas, and worked for Price Waterhouse as a tax accountant prior to law school.
Jane lives in Austin with her lawyer husband and teenage son. She has been a speaker on legal hiring/attorney placement and career development, and she has served on various boards of directions in the Austin community. She currently spends her free time biking, trying to keep up with the reading for two very fun book clubs, and badgering her son about the college application process.