Our Team

Gail Reichwald

CEO and co-founder

With more than 13 years' experience in the legal staffing industry, Gail is a results oriented strategist who intimately understands the goals and needs of her clients.  She has helped grow Yorkson Legal to become an industry-leading legal staffing and recruiting firm serving law firms and corporate legal and compliance departments. Prior to co-founding Yorkson Legal, Gail held positions in Equity Research and Compliance at Morgan Stanley.  She holds an MBA in Finance and is a Chartered Financial Analyst. Gail also speaks five languages.

Direct number: 212-265-1400  x213
Email: greichwald@yorkson.com
LinkedIN: https://www.linkedin.com/pub/gail-reichwald/5/a8b/1

Michael Reichwald

President and co-founder

With over 25 years of experience in managing and directing business operations, having served as a Management Consultant to companies in such fields as staffing, legal, hedge funds and mergers & acquisitions, he has personally managed the top accounts at Yorkson Legal. For many years President of a successful multimedia company, he holds a Master’s degree of Business Administration (MBA) in Industrial Marketing from Baruch College and a Bachelor's degree (BA) in Economics from New York University.

Michael was the 2016 Chairman of the American Staffing Association Professional-Managerial Section Policy Council.

Greg Breck

Vice President, Recruiting

Greg has been a legal recruiter since 2001 and has earned a reputation as a top producer in the legal and compliance staffing industries.His success was also highlighted in Crain's New York, Profiles, Executive Moves. In addition to his recruiting and staffing expertise, Greg is also a skilled manager having hired, trained and mentored a talented team of legal and compliance recruiters. Greg attended the prestigious American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City. In addition, he earned certification by the American Staffing Association as a Certified Staffing Professional (CSP) relating to labor and employment law principles and ethical practices applicable to the staffing industry.

Phone: 212-265-1400 x201
Email
: gbreck@yorkson.com
LinkedIN
: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gregbreck

Eric Bienenfeld

Vice President, Recruiting

Eric entered the staffing and recruiting industry after four years of litigation practice at Manhattan law firms. Upon graduation from the University of Pennsylvania, Eric joined the New York office of Latham & Watkins before moving to Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman as an associate. At Yorkson Legal Eric specializes in temporary staffing of attorneys, paralegals, and administrators on a wide range of projects as well as placement of lateral associates at major law firms.

Phone: 212-265-1400 x205
Email: ebienenfeld@yorkson.com
LinkedINhttps://www.linkedin.com/pub/eric-bienenfeld/2b/765/a98

Alvin Grimes

Vice President, Client Services

Alvin has broad array of business development experience across multiple industries. His background includes business development in the legal, technology, accounting, finance and health care sectors. The scope of his professional experience includes domestic and international transactions. Additionally, he has legal recruiting experience having placed attorneys, paralegals and compliance officials. He holds a Juris Doctor (JD) from New York Law School and a Bachelor's Degree (BA) in Political Science from Wilberforce University.

Phone: 212-265-1400 x202
Email: agrimes@yorkson.com
LinkedIN: https://www.linkedin.com/pub/alvin-grimes/a/b75/936

Stefanie Morgan

Vice President, Client Services

With over 15 years of experience working in legal recruiting, staffing and attorney management, Stefanie joins Yorkson Legal as an experienced legal professional.  At Milbank, Tweed , Hadley & McCloy LLP, she led and managed their Discovery Attorney Program.  After leaving Milbank, she worked briefly with Pangea3 in both their New York and India locations where she focused on providing US Attorney supervision and oversight for their off-shore LPO business. Most recently, she worked at Tower Legal Solutions in various capacities within recruitment and staffing of attorneys for large scale  discovery and litigation matters.

Direct number: 212-265-1400  x222
Email: smorgan@yorkson.com
LinkedIN: https://www.linkedin.com/in/stefaniemorgan

Kevin Smith

Vice President, Client Services

Kevin is a consummate sales professional with experience across multiple industries including legal. His background includes business development and account management, with various AM LAW 200 and Fortune 1000 firms, in areas ranging from eDiscovery to Managed Services to Staffing. The scope of his professional experience also includes teaching business courses as an adjunct professor and managing other sales professionals. He holds an MBA in General Business Administration and a Bachelor's degree in Marketing from LaSalle University.

Phone: 212-265-1400 x207
Emailksmith@yorkson.com
LinkedINhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/kevinsmith43/

Marshall Weiss

Senior Legal Recruiter

Marshall entered the field of staffing after completing his Masters in Criminal Justice at Monmouth University. Before joining Yorkson Legal, Marshall focused primarily in talent acquisition of technology focused candidates in contract and permanent positions within financial technology. At Yorkson Legal he places attorneys, paralegals, and support staff in temporary and permanent positions. Marshall enjoys working out, travelling and NYC life.

Phone: 212-265-1400 x210
Emailmweiss@yorkson.com
LinkedIN: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marshallweissallen

Amrish Wadhera

Senior Legal Recruiter

Amrish Wadhera is an attorney with white collar and complex commercial litigation experience. He began his legal career as an associate at Foley Hoag LLP in Boston and at Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP in his hometown of Washington, DC, where he practiced in the areas of white collar defense and complex commercial litigation. He became a legal recruiter after several years working in politics, fundraising, and social media outreach.

At Yorkson Legal, Amrish focuses on placing attorneys and other legal professionals in contract and permanent positions with law firms, corporate legal departments, nonprofits, and government agencies. He holds a B.A. with honors from the University of Maryland, College Park and a J.D. from William & Mary Law School, where he was Graduate Research Fellow and a member of the Law Review.

Phone: 212-265-1400 x208
Emailawadhera@yorkson.com
LinkedIN: https://www.linkedin.com/in/amrishwadhera

Robert Burstein

Senior Legal Recruiter

Robert has seven years of legal/executive recruiting experience. An attorney admitted to practice in New York, as well as holder of the Professional in Human Resources designation, he is focused on recruiting lateral attorneys and compliance professionals. Robert graduated from the University of Virginia, with a B.S. in Psychology, and from the Elizabeth Haub School of Law at Pace, with a J.D. Robert enjoys playing chess in his spare time.

Phone: 212-265-1400 x211
Emailrburstein@yorkson.com
LinkedIN: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bobbyburstein

Sara Kim

Vice President, Recruiting

Sara has been with Yorkson Legal since 2006 and has been in the legal recruiting industry for the past 15 years. Before becoming a recruiter Sara worked for leading PR and Advertising  firms such as Ogilvy & Mather, Hill & Knowlton and Grey Global.  She has successfully placed legal professionals at all levels nationally and previously worked for a national legal placement firm before joining Yorkson Legal a decade ago.  She has a BA in Communications and a Minor in Human Resources.

Direct number: 212-265-1400  x206
Email: skim@yorkson.com
LinkedIN: www.linkedin.com/in/sara-kim-4a15a8117