Naomi Beard & Associates Consultant
Joey has been in the legal profession for over 20 years, including 13 years at large New York City law firms including Proskauer, Paul Weiss and Ropes & Gray. She draws from this wealth of experience to support clients in achieving success in their careers.
She launched her career at Proskauer, where she practiced in the litigation department, ultimately serving as its Legal Director. A pivotal juncture in Joey’s emphasis on career counseling to attorneys was her appointment as Career Guidance Manager with Ropes & Gray LLP, where she provided coaching and guidance to the firm’s associates, including personalized career development and advancement counseling. Joey’s entire legal career has been steeped in counseling and coaching attorneys in all aspects of career success. A salute to her career-guidance expertise was her appointment as chair of the New York State Bar Association’s Work/Life Balance Subcommittee as part of the organization’s Task Force on the Future of the Legal Profession. She has served on numerous other New York Bar committees, including the Lawyers In Transition Committee.
Joey specializes in career strategy issues, including: career development and advancement counseling, career options beyond the legal field, job search strategies, resume and interview preparation, and personal and professional goal assessments.
Joey earned her J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and an undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan.