Office of Career Services

New York University School of Law
245 Sullivan Street, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10012-1074
Telephone (212) 998-6090
Facsimile: (212) 995-4076

Office Hours

9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. (Monday –Thursday during the Academic Year)
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Fridays and Summer Hours)

Students are asked to schedule appointments in advance by phone or in-person. The OCS must be notified 48 hours in advance if the appointment needs to be cancelled. The Career Resource Library is also available during the hours listed above.


Irene Dorzback
Associate Dean, Office of Career Services
Irene oversees operations and policies, counseling, educational programming, and employer relations. Irene has been guided in her work by a single vision: 100% employment and career satisfaction for all students. Her counseling career began by advising her foreign language students at the University of Michigan Residential College regarding careers with a liberal arts degree; she then counseled engineering and science students at NYU POLY (formerly Polytechnic Institute of New York) and supervised the cooperative education program. Irene has served on numerous panels for the National Association for Legal Professionals (NALP) and Bar Association programs, and she consults to law school career services offices nationally. Her graduate study spans several fields, all of which are used in her counseling and employer relations: an MA in Romance Linguistics, an MA in Higher Education Counseling from the University of Michigan, and an MA in Human Resources Management from NYU Poly. Irene joined the Office of Career Services in 1983.

Samantha Micek
Office Manager and Events Coordinator
Samantha coordinates and executes student events in the JD division and provides administrative assistance to the Associate Dean for Career Services. Samantha received her BA in English and Politics from New York University. She is currently a Master’s Candidate in NYU Steinhardt’s Higher Education Administration & Student Affairs program. Samantha joined the Office of Career Services in 2016.



Virdiana Rodriguez
Administrative Secretary
Virdiana coordinates all appointment scheduling for the Office of Career Services, the Public Interest Law Center, and the Judicial Clerkship Office.  In addition, Virdiana manages the email, phone lines, and other administrative tasks. Virdiana joined the Office of Career Services in 2018.



Wendy Siegel
Director, Recruitment & Marketing
Wendy oversees campus recruiting programs and employer outreach both locally and nationally.  She also provides general and “alternative” career counseling for JD students including JD/MBAs and those focused on Law & Business. Previously, Wendy served as Manager of Recruitment at Deloitte Consulting; Associate Director of Alumni Outreach at the NYU Stern School of Business; and as a Communications Manager at AFS Intercultural Programs.  Wendy is a member of the NALP organization and has served as a presenter on Alternative Careers at NALP conferences.  Wendy received her BS from the S.I. Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University, and her MBA from European University in Barcelona.  Wendy joined the Office of Career Services in 2000.

Cassandre Charles Stump, Esq. 
Associate Director, Recruitment & Marketing
Cassandre manages all aspects of employer relations including on and off-campus interview programs, recruiting meetings, diversity programs, and networking events. She also counsels JD students and conducts mock interviews. Cassandre previously served as an interim career counselor at Cardozo Law  School.  Cassandre practiced as a litigator at Chadbourne & Parke LLP where she was an active member of the Diversity Initiatives and Recruiting Committees. Cassandre is a member of the National Association for Law Placement’s Diversity & Inclusion Section. She received her BA in Public Policy from Duke University, and her JD from Georgetown University Law Center. Cassandre joined the Office of Career Services in 2013.

Joseph Fiore
Senior Placement Assistant, Marketing
Joe assists with employer marketing and recruitment programs; the Nationwide Regional Job Fair; alternative career information and resources; assisting with the alternative career resources; compiling statistics; and updating the website.  Previously, Joe worked for the School of Law at the Review of Law & Social Change, and the Tax Law office.  Joe also worked for City College of New York, and taught English in France for a number of years.  Joe received his BA in English from Columbia University.  Joe joined the Office of Career Services in 1998.


Dayana Soler
Senior Placement Assistant, Recruitment
Dayana assists with the on- and off-campus recruitment program, and handles employer invoicing, and all technical and administrative logistics in relation to OCI and EIW.  She previously worked as an Assistant Language Teacher (ALT) through the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program. Prior to that, she worked as an assistant at the Office of Study Abroad at Florida International University.  Dayana received her BA in International Relations and Asian Studies from Florida International University. Dayana joined the Office of Career Services in 2017.



Clara Solomon
Director, JD & Graduate Division
Clara oversees career counseling and programming and serves as the full-time career counselor for LLM and JSD students. She also manages employer relations with employers of LLM candidates worldwide. Clara previously worked for the Japan External Trade Organization, specializing in trade relations between Japan and Latin America. Clara received her MA in International Education from the NYU Steinhardt School of Education, with a focus on higher education administration and international student advising, and her BA, magna cum laude, in East Asian Studies from NYU. She speaks Japanese, and lived and worked in Japan for three years. Clara joined the Office of Career Services in 2003.

Moon Kim, Esq. 
Associate Director, JD Division
Moon oversees the JD programming and counseling.  Prior to joining the OCS, Moon was a litigation associate in the New York office of Dorsey & Whitney, where she oversaw the office’s summer program, and volunteered with the Asian American Bar Association of New York to review resumes and conduct mock interview workshops for law students.  Moon received her BA in English, magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, from Georgetown University and her JD from New York University School of Law, where she served as the Senior Articles Editor for the Annual Survey of American Law.  Moon joined the Office of Career Services in 2005.

Emily Weinig, Esq.
Assistant Director, JD Division
Emily works with JD students (including transfer students) and is responsible for counseling, educational programming, student groups, and diversity programming.  Emily worked for several years as a litigation associate at Sullivan & Worcester and also worked as a legal services attorney representing victims of domestic violence at Merrimack Valley Legal Services.  Emily received her BA in History, summa cum laude, with a minor in French, from Binghamton University and her JD from New York University School of Law, where she enjoyed legal internships with legal services and a New York law firm.  Emily joined the Office of Career Services in 2011.

Jennifer Leibowitz
JD Employment Coordinator
Jennifer works with employers and students to expand employment opportunities. She also oversees the post-graduate fellowship program and maintains the employment statistics for NYU School of Law’s regulatory bodies.  She previously worked with the Recruiting & Marketing team, and was promoted to the role of JD Employment Coordinator in November 2017.  Prior to that, she worked in the communications department at the Tribeca Film Festival and for the marketing team at The Pekoe Group.  Jennifer received her BFA from the University at Buffalo and her MA from NYU Steinhardt's Higher Education Administration & Student Affairs program.  Jennifer joined the Office of Career Services in 2013.  

Sejal Sanghvi, Esq. 
Assistant Director, JD & Graduate Divisions
Sejal advises JD and LLM students on all aspects of the job search and collaborates on developing career educational materials. She serves as the career services point person for AnBryce Scholars and coordinates AnBryce career programming.  Sejal previously worked as an associate at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP.  She currently does pro bono work in the area of animal advocacy and is a member of the NYC Bar Animal Law Committee.  She received her BA in Political Science, summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, and her JD from Columbia Law School, where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. Sejal joined the Office of Career Services in 2001.

Sarah Wheeler, Esq. 
Assistant Director, Graduate Division
Sarah counsels all LLM students. Prior to joining the Office of Career Services, Sarah served as a litigation associate in the New York offices of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP.   While at Skadden, Sarah also volunteered at the New York Civil Liberties Union, focusing on a variety of policy and advocacy issues.  Sarah received her JD from New York University School of Law, and her BA, magna cum laude, from Colgate University.  Sarah joined the Office of Career Services in 2013.

Ilana Madorsky
Senior Placement Assistant, JD Division
Ilana assists with JD career educational programming and employment opportunities. She coordinates interview preparation programs, serves as liaison to legal employers, and edits entries for The Docket. Ilana earned her MA from NYU Steinhardt in 2016 and her BS from the University of California, Berkeley in 2012. Ilana joined the Office of Career Services in 2015.

Laura Mowry
Senior Placement Assistant, Graduate Division
Laura provides organizational support for all LLM recruiting, career educational programming, and major interview programs, including the International Student Interview Program. Additionally, she maintains student statistical information and is the liaison to legal employers looking to hire LLM students. Laura is currently pursuing a Masters in Public Administration - Policy at NYU Wagner, and she received her BA in Political Science from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.  Laura joined the Office of Career Services in 2013.





Alumni Services

Ellyn Polansky
Associate Director, Alumni Services
Ellyn provides career counseling to alumni, develops career publications for students and alumni in areas both in and outside of law, and oversees the alumni section of the OCS online job database. She has spent the majority of her career at NYU School of Law, and was among the first counselors nationwide to work full-time and exclusively with law school graduates. Ellyn received her BA in Psychology from New York University and her JD from New York Law School, where, as a student, she authored one of the first published papers on sexual harassment at the workplace.  Ellyn joined the Office of Career Services in 1982.


Academic Careers Program

Public Interest Law Center

Judicial Clerkship Office