He is responsible for the coordination of all business and practice management initiatives led by the firm’s division operating officers.
In that capacity, he also has day-to-day management responsibility for the firm’s global private client and tax division. In addition, Jay heads up the executive office, where he is responsible for the firm’s global facilities and operations, project management efforts, business intelligence initiatives, corporate social responsibility programming, and Withers Consulting Group (the firm’s wholly owned family office consultancy).
Jay has over 20 years of legal industry management experience. Previously, he was chief marketing officer, chief human resources officer and director of communications at two AmLaw 100 firms; and in product management for an internet start-up that has since grown into the e-billing product of one of the major legal research companies.
Jay won International Business Development/Marketing Director of the Year in 2006.