Nancy D. Zehner
Suzette Simon Rubinstein
Carolyn A. Woodberry
Daniel P. Schroder
D. Zehner, Esq.,
President and founder,
earned her law degree from Fordham University School of
Law, where she was on the Dean's List and Moot Court
Board. She earned her B.A. in English Literature from
Muhlenberg College, where she was on the Dean's List,
was the recipient of several awards for academic
excellence and leadership, was President of the National
Theatre Honor Society, and received the Fiddler Award
for “Most Outstanding All-Around Musician”; and where
she enjoyed leading roles in several musical theatre,
operatic and dramatic productions, as well as performing
as lead vocalist for several music ensembles (jazz,
rock, classical), and concertizing in classical piano
and voice. Nancy is a “retired” member of the New York
and Connecticut Bars. Before entering the recruiting
field, she practiced law in NYC with Shea & Gould and Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis, where her specialty was
commercial litigation. She is a frequent lecturer at
law schools and conferences on topics concerning
attorney recruiting, placement, retention, corporate law
department re-engineering and knowledge management.
York City Bar Association: Chair, Entertainment
Committee (Chair, 2018- ; Member,
2004-Present); Career Advancement and
Management Committee (Member, 2000-2004); International
Legal Services Task Force (Secretary, 1993-1995). NALSC
(Director, 2003-2004). New York American Inn of
Court (Member, 2010-Present). The Lambs (Member,
2005-Present). In her spare time, Nancy enjoys
performing in musical theatre, long-distance running and
cycling, and volunteering for Achilles International,
whose members are amazing physically-challenged
athletes, including veterans.
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Suzette Simon Rubinstein,
Director, earned her law degree from Fordham
University School of Law, where she was a Member of the
Urban Law Journal. She earned her B.S. in Industrial
and Labor Relations from Cornell University. Ms.
Rubinstein, her husband Andrés, son Noah and daughter Alexa
live in Manhattan. She is a member of the Board of
Directors of the Cornell ILR Alumni Association, Committee
Chair of the Cornell Alumni Admissions Ambassador Network (CAAAN),
and a former member of the Board of Trustees of Park Avenue
Rubinstein serves as a Guest Lecturer and Advisor to the
Fordham Fashion Law Institute.
In her spare time, she enjoys boating,
reading, skiing and movies.
Prior to joining Artemis in January 2008,
she was a recruiter at another major attorney search firm
based in Manhattan for almost fourteen years. Prior
thereto, Ms. Rubinstein practiced labor and employment law
for several years, first with the law firm of Jackson,
Lewis, Schnitzler & Krupman and later in-house with a major
multinational corporation, Unilever United States, Inc. Ms.
Rubinstein chose legal recruiting as a means of combining
the interactive skills that she acquired as a labor and
employment lawyer with the contacts that she developed in
the legal profession. She assists leading law firms in
their acquisitions of groups, partners and associates. Her
practice also involves placing senior in-house counsel with
major financial institutions and corporations in the media,
manufacturing and technology sectors.
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Executive Managing Director,
earned her law degree from The University of Arizona
College of Law, where she was Articles Editor of the
Arizona Law Review and where she won the first year
Moot Court competition and Race Judicata, the law school
10K. Her undergraduate degree is from UCLA.
After law school, Ms. Crow joined Willkie Farr &
Gallagher as a commercial litigator. For ten years
prior to joining Artemis, she was founder and Principal
of The Asheville Group LLC, a legal recruiting company
that specialized in placing attorneys in-house in both
legal and business positions. Ms. Crow lives in
Greenwich Village with her husband, a Professor of Philosophy at New
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A. Woodberry, M.B.A.,
Business Consultant, earned her M.B.A. from Harvard Business School
and her B.S. in Economics from Massachusetts Institute of
Technology, where she was named Collegiate Academic
M.I.T., Ms. Woodberry worked at J.P. Morgan & Co.
Incorporated as a Corporate Finance Associate in the areas
of Financial Advisory/M&A, New Business
Development/Product Introductions, and Internal Consulting.
After Harvard, Ms. Woodberry worked as an Associate
Consultant at McKinsey & Company, Inc., where she was a
member of the strategy and implementation teams for various
She then served as Vice President at K-III
Communications Corp. (now Primedia Inc.), where she
developed financial strategies to support active growth and
an extensive acquisition program. She has demonstrated
to many her value as a trusted and knowledgeable adviser.
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Daniel P. Schroder,
Administrator/Research Manager, earned his
B.S. in Actuarial Science at The College of Insurance at St.
John’s University. Mr. Schroder has several years of
experience as a database manager in the legal recruiting
field. He previously worked as a consultant for Towers
Perrin and has managed numerous enterprises.
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