Our Team

JODIE ZEREGA
Jodie-smallAs President of Zerega Consulting, Jodie has over 20 years of experience in the legal recruiting field. She was trained in the industry as the Director of Recruiting for Troutman Sanders, an AMLAW 250 internationally recognized law firm based in Atlanta, Georgia. During her tenure at Troutman Sanders, she was responsible for hiring over 200 lawyers. After nine years of recruiting for a large firm in a high-growth market, she has great insight into legal candidates and matching them to the right culture. Since the launch of Zerega Consulting in 2003, Jodie has placed attorneys at all levels in companies, law firms and non-profit agencies nationwide.

Building on her industry knowledge, Jodie has developed a unique combination of customer service, stellar candidate networks and a specialty at completing hard-to-fill positions. As part of her attention to clients, Jodie has developed a unique and thorough screening process. Her goal is to present clients with candidates that meet and exceed hiring expectations in a timely manner. Contact Jodie at jodiezerega@zeregaconsulting.com or at 404-660-3414.

 

CARRIE SHEPHERD

Carrie has over 15 years of experience in the legal recruiting field. She was trained in the industry as Recruiting Coordinator at Troutman Sanders, an AMLAW 250 internationally recognized law firm based in Atlanta, Georgia. After two years with Troutman Sanders, Carrie accepted a position as Director of Recruiting for Holland & Knight LLP in Atlanta, Georgia. Holland & Knight is a global law firm with more than 1,100 lawyers and other professionals in 22 U.S. offices, as well as Bogotá and Mexico City.  After many years of successfully recruiting for Holland & Knight, Carrie teamed with Jodie Zerega and entered the world of legal recruiting.  Carrie provides high quality service to all clients and candidates.  You can depend on Carrie to provide the highest quality candidates in the legal field. In addition to being courteous, responsive, and professional, she brings years of qualified experience to the job.  You can reach Carrie at carrie@zeregaconsulting.com and 706-247-6814.

 

JENNIFER GOTCH

Having served nearly 10 years first as the Recruiting Coordinator and then as the Director of Attorney Recruitment for Arnall Golden Gregory, LLP,  Jennifer brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Zerega Consulting. While at AGG she was responsible for negotiating contract terms and fee agreements to place over 100 attorneys using outside legal recruiters.  She was also responsible for reviewing and responding to all applicants applying for attorney positions, which helped to sharpen her skills in identifying quality candidates. All of these experiences prepared her well for the move to the legal recruiting industry. Jennifer has built a national network involved in the legal profession who help give her unique perspective and contacts.  She works hard to develop relationships with clients and candidates to be sure each placement is a good long term fit. Jennifer is a native Atlantan and graduate of Vanderbilt University. Contact Jennifer at jennifergotch@zeregaconsulting.com or call 404-822-0261.