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As the Lateral Recruiting Director, Jessica plays a pivotal part in shaping the future of Frost Brown Todd by strategically identifying and attracting highly talented lateral attorneys who align with our mission and goals. Her expertise in legal recruiting, combined with her strong leadership skills, drives the success of our lateral attorney recruitment program.

This program is designed to identify, attract, and retain a diverse and exceptional legal workforce. Jessica collaborates closely with Department Chairs and Practice Group Leaders to discern current and future staffing requirements, instigates lateral searches, and meticulously reviews applications for high potential candidates.

With a background spanning over a decade in higher education admissions, Jessica possesses extensive experience in recruitment. During this time, she excelled in recruiting students for both her university’s law school and medical school. Her paramount passion revolves around fostering connections and providing unwavering support to the individuals she recruits throughout their professional journeys. The decision to join the Frost Brown Todd family was fueled by the firm’s vibrant culture and its steadfast commitment to fostering diversity.

Other Info About Jessica


Legal Work Highlights

Recruited the largest summer associate class in the history of the firm in alignment with firm needs and strategic plan.

Developed and led the firm’s first formal lateral partner recruiting initiative to drive strategic growth.

Successfully met the firm’s recruiting goals for summer 2021 with a compressed season.


Graduate School

University of Cincinnati, M.A., Educational Studies

Undergraduate School

Xavier University, B.A., Public Relations


Local & National Recognition

Cincinnati 40 Under 40 Award, 2023

FBT Diversity & Inclusion Award, 2021

CREW Winner, Internal Initiative: Summer Associate Recruiting, 2021

CREW Winner, Internal Initiative: Mansfield Rule 2021 Plus Certification, 2021

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

National Association for Law Placement (NALP)

Civic Activities

Civic & Charitable Organizations

Schnauzer Rescue Cincinnati, Volunteer

Firm Committees

Jessica serves or has served in the following leadership role(s) at Frost Brown Todd:

Associate Recruiting Committee, Member

Lateral Partner Recruiting Committee, Member