white sep legal recruiting
jeffery conta

Jeffrey Conta
Senior Managing Director

[email protected]
P: 414.614.9160
F: 818.235.5526

Jeff leads our Asia-Pacific Practice. Focusing on the region since 2012, he has an in-depth knowledge of the legal markets in Mainland China, Hong Kong, South Korea, Singapore and Tokyo. Jeff works with key decision makers of a strong majority of US based international law firms with offices in the Asia-Pacific.

He also represents Lippman Jungers clients throughout the United States, with a particular focus in Chicago. A number of firms turn to Jeff to lead their recruiting efforts in Chicago, Milwaukee and other cities.

Jeff has experience working with clients specializing in M&A, private equity, finance, capital markets, corporate, commercial, litigation and arbitration, investigations, healthcare, intellectual property, bankruptcy and restructuring, real estate and employment.

Jeff’s experience as an attorney includes practicing litigation for 20 years, including as a partner for a major Milwaukee law firm. His focus was complex litigation matters in areas including antitrust, the Lanham Act and banking, and was lead counsel in numerous trials. Jeff received his JD from Marquette University Law School in 1992 and his BS from Lawrence University in 1989.


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