Jolene Nembhard is the Director of Recruiting and DE&I at Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP.
Jolene joined the firm from Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, where she served as the Lawyer Professional Development Coordinator. Jolene brings a strong background in human resources to the firm, both from Hunton Andrews Kurth and Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, where she was the Associate Development Coordinator. Jolene has substantial experience working closely with all levels of law firm administration and management on projects such as attorney professional development, summer associate programs, and diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives, among many others.
Prior to her work in human resources, Jolene worked as a litigation paralegal at O’Melveny & Myers LLP and a personal banker at JPMorgan Chase. Jolene received her B.A. in Political Science from Long Island University.