Sharisse Cail Perry is a recruiting professional with deep roots in the Boston legal community, with over 15 years of experience. After completing her degree at Brandeis University, Sharisse joined Kirkpatrick and Lockhart now K&L Gates LLP, followed by Ropes & Gray LLP, and Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP. During her time at each of these law firms, Sharisse was keenly aware that attorneys of color looking to transition into the top law firms in Boston, were being underrepresented by the placement resources available at the time. Sharisse has dedicated much of her career to supporting the efforts of Boston law firms committed to the recruitment and retention of attorneys of color. After spending time learning the ropes as a legal executive search consultant in a boutique staffing agency in Boston, Sharisse founded Cail Perry and Associates.
Sharisse’s understanding of the the legal field and law firm culture make her a strong advocate for attorneys in search of the right firm as well as for the needs of attorneys of color, as it relates to the legal search field and the law firm environment. She takes a personal approach to the search process through building relationships. Sharisse’s goal of assisting legal professionals on their path to success combined with her experience provides clients expert advice for a mutually successful placement.