Jessica Buchsbaum Honored As Recipient of NALP Service Excellence Award

National Association for Law Placement
Press Release
May 10, 2021
Miami, FL – Bilzin Sumberg is proud to congratulate Jessica Buchsbaum, Bilzin Sumberg's Chief Legal Talent Officer, on being awarded the National Association for Law Placement's Service Excellence Award. The National Association for Law Placement (NALP) gives this award to NALP volunteers who go above and beyond what is expected of them to make notable contributions to the organization and its members.

Jessica is recognized for her exceptional leadership of NALP's Well-Being in the Recruiting Process Work Group in furtherance of NALP's Strategic Plan Goals of championing law student, lawyer, and member health and well-being. As part of a the work group, she led the development of practical new resources to support well-being in the student recruitment process, including a comprehensive Guide to Well-Being in the Recruitment Process and an Interviewer’s Quick Tip Sheet to help interviewers remain mindful of student well-being in virtual interviews. In addition, Jessica successfully led the working group in developing and hosting a November 2020 Town Hall on Well-Being in the Recruiting Process, which involved significant collaboration with the NALP Board and NALP’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Section.

About NALP

NALP is an association of more than 2,500 legal career professionals who advise law students, lawyers, law offices, and law schools in North America and beyond. What brings NALP members together is a common belief in three fundamental things. First, all law students and lawyers should benefit from a fair and ethical hiring process. Second, law students and lawyers are more successful when supported by professional development and legal career professionals. Third, a diverse and inclusive legal profession best serves clients and our communities. That’s why NALP members work together every day to collect and publish accurate legal employment data and information, and champion education and ethical principles for recruiting, professional and career development, and diversity and inclusion. For nearly 50 years, NALP has played an essential role in the success of its members and the lawyers and law students they serve. For additional information, please visit

About Bilzin Sumberg

Bilzin Sumberg works with clients whose business and legal opportunities and challenges span the United States and cross borders to Europe, Latin America, Canada, the Middle East, and Asia. The firm's growth has paralleled that of its Miami home base, a region known for its rich cultural, social, and professional diversity. Bilzin Sumberg lawyers concentrate on services at the heart of both regional and international commerce, including real estate, land development and government relations, environmental, corporate law, joint ventures, domestic and international tax and estate planning, business litigation, finance, and public-private partnerships. For more information, please visit
Jessica Buchsbaum
Chief Legal Talent Officer
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