Eric Bienenfeld is the Director of Legal Recruiting at Yorkson Legal, a legal staffing and recruiting firm based in New York, NY. Yorkson Legal provides excellent legal support staff, paralegals and attorneys and focuses on making temporary as well as permanent placements in the New York metropolitan area. The legal staffing and recruiting firm has also made placements in Philadelphia; Washington, D.C.; Boston and Florida. Prior to joining Yorkson Legal, Eric was an associate at Latham & Watkins and he served as an associate for Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman, LLP
Eric was born and raised in Merrick, NY. He grew up with his father, mother, brother and sister. Eric graduated with a B.A. in History from New York University and he earned his J.D. from University of Pennsylvania Law School
. When the legal recruiter isn't working, he enjoys listening to music. He also roots for the New York Jets and is an avid Mets fan. Eric is currently reading Steve Jobs, an authorized biography of Steve Jobs, written by Walter Isaacson.
Eric's Successful Career Path and Tips for Legal Recruiters
What does it take to become a successful legal recruiter
? Eric pointed out that a recruiter must be able to listen to candidates and clients and treat them with respect. He also advised recruiters to be prepared for rejection, especially when they conduct cold calls.
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