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Tel:  410-956-2514


Kelly Newman specializes in partner and group placement at top law and lobbying firms. She has conducted searches and placed partners at AmLaw firms, Chambers-rated regional firms, and boutiques, as well as, top lobbying firms. 

Prior to her recruiting career, Kelly was a CFO of a small company, Assistant Vice President at M&T Bank, and government contracting consultant for IBM. In each role, she was active in recruiting for her team.

Kelly’s diverse experience gives her the ability strategically work to conduct searches and successfully place top-quality candidates and groups. Her business background enhances her ability to give strategic consulting and guidance to both firms and candidates. She has a consultative approach to her clients and understands their long-term, strategic goals to find the best opportunities and candidates in the market. She prides herself on the highest levels of integrity, transparency, and accountability.

She played varsity women’s lacrosse at Duke where she was the team captain, All-ACC, and an Academic All-American. In her time outside of work, she enjoys coaching her children in youth sports, boating, and traveling.

Kelly obtained her B.A. from Duke University and her MBA from the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University. 

Kelly Newman can be reached at (410) 956-2514 or via email at

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