Honored by Law Dragon as one of 100 Leading Legal Consultants and Strategists in 2023 for the fifth consecutive year, Patty Morrissy is a discreet, trusted and highly experienced Partner-level Legal Recruiter, with a significant network and credibility in the most elite segment of the New York City market and more broadly along the East Coast.
Prior to starting her own legal recruiting firm, Patty was Managing Director and Senior Legal Recruiter for partner searches with Macrae, Inc.’s New York City office, which she helped establish.
Earlier, she worked at two of the highest ranked law firms in the country, serving as Chief Recruiting Officer at both Sullivan & Cromwell and Paul Weiss, and as Chief Administrator for the legal and compliance department of a major investment bank. In the public sector, Patty was head of legal hiring for the Brooklyn District Attorney and Associate Dean of Career Services at Cardozo Law School.
This unusually broad experience has given her a unique understanding of how law firms think and make decisions, which benefits both her law firm and corporate clients as well as the candidates she represents.
As Research Associate, Stephanie is responsible for strategic market and practice area analyses supporting partner and group placements. Prior to joining Morrissy Legal Search, Stephanie was a Senior Litigation Paralegal at Cravath Swaine & Moore working on Securities, Antitrust, and Intellectual Property matters. She is a graduate of Vassar College (B.A., 2020, Political Science with minors in English and Sociology).