Supporting Students and Graduates in the Transition from Law School to Lawyer

For Employers

We Can Make Hiring Easier for You: The Right Student for Every Job, Facilitated Hiring Services for Every Employer

For over 100 years, New York Law School graduates have added value to the legal community and beyond.  As our graduates move into the workplace, they add value to a wide variety of legal practice settings.

The Office of Career Planning’s Employer Relations Team is dedicated to providing attention and service to employers.  We understand the diversity of practice settings and we do our best to provide services that complement the different needs of each employer.  We actively seek ways to make hiring easier for you.

The Employer Relations Team aims to provide the “right” student/graduate to each employer.  No matter what type of employer you are—whether you are a large, midsize, or small firm, a business, government, or nonprofit—we welcome your interest and we look forward to working with you!

Employer Relations Team

Robin Nackman, Director of Employer Relations

Robin Nackman is responsible for outreach to the legal community on behalf of NYLS and its students and alumni in an effort to provide opportunities and encourage the hiring decisions made by law firms, corporate legal departments, government and non-profit agencies.

Prior to joining NYLS, Robin was the Director of Employer Relations at Touro Law Center, where she also developed, renewed and maintained relationships with the local legal community in order to advance the careers of their students and alumni. Robin began her legal career as an Assistant District Attorney in the Office of the Manhattan District Attorney prosecuting all aspects of misdemeanor and felony criminal matters, including grand jury presentations, evidentiary hearings, bench and jury trials to verdict. Robin continued her litigation practice as in-house counsel to Prudential Securities Inc. where as an Associate General Counsel she concentrated on defending the firm in securities litigation matters, regulatory and enforcement actions, administrative hearings and supervised outside counsel. After 10 years at Prudential, Robin began her own general litigation practice concentrating in the areas of estate planning including probate and administration proceedings, real estate transactions, contract disputes, securities arbitration and mediations, class action consumer fraud claims, employment disputes and foreclosure matters.

Robin is a member of the National Association for Legal Career Professionals (NALP), as well as an active participant in the New York City Bar Association’s Law Student’s Perspectives Committee. While in private practice Robin wrote numerous article appearing in RegisteredRep magazine and spoke extensively to senior citizens and women’s groups on how to avoid being the victim of securities fraud.

Robin earned her B.A. from the Johns Hopkins University and her J.D. from the University of Buffalo School of Law where she was Director of the Moot Court Board and a member of the Order of Barristers.

Maryll Botula, Employer Relations Administrator
Wanda James, Coordinator for Externships and Public Interest Programming