On February 26, 2014, Lilenfeld PC Attorney Sonia Lakhany spoke on a panel of small- and medium-sized firm lawyers at Emory Law School. The event, hosted by the Emory Center for Professional Development & Career Strategy, discussed various options for a job search outside of the on-campus interviewing process.

Sonia shared her job search as a 1L that turned into a 2L summer position, as well as her post-graduate experiences working in litigation. The other panelists were Randy New (Kitchens New Cleghorn, LLC), Melissa Perignat (Holt Ney Zatcoff & Wasserman, LLP), and Taylor Statfeld (Emory ‘14L). Other topics discussed by the group included items to highlight on a resume, how to take the initiative, and strategies to secure a job offer as an intern.

It was a pleasure for Sonia to meet Emory students and provide advice from the perspective of a recent alum. She looks forward to future events at the law school.

David M. Lilenfeld