Elizabeth E. Smith

Managing Director

Elizabeth Smith is a Managing Director and Office Leader for the Solutions Practice Group in our Boston office where she specializes in the recruitment and placement of experienced attorneys, paralegals, contracts managers, and compliance professionals for substantive assignments in both law firms and in-house legal departments.

Elizabeth is a frequent contributor and panelist for the Massachusetts Bar Association, the Boston Bar Association, Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers and various law schools as she is a recognized networking and job searching expert. She is also active in various children’s charities, including the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation and City Year.

Elizabeth lead Cycle For Survival Teams in 2017 and 2018. In 2019, she will again lead a team and will also serve as a “Survivor Rider” riding at least four hours straight to honor her father, who lost his battle to a rare gastric cancer.

Prior to joining Major, Lindsey & Africa, Elizabeth served as the director of candidate recruitment and development in Counsel On Call’s Boston office. There she provided seasoned contract attorneys and paralegals on an as-needed basis to law firms and legal departments throughout the country. Notably, she assisted a Fortune 500 legal department with the revamping of its legal hiring practices and created a rotational paralegal program, saving the department more than $1,000,000 per year.