Hogan Lovells LLP
Irena McGrath currently serves as a member of the National Advisory Board of the NALP Foundation and also is a member of the Foundation's Strategic Planning Committee. She has been a supporter of the Foundation since her selection to the Board of Trustees in 2006 and since that time, has also served as Co-chair of the National Advisory Board, a member of the planning committee for the Foundation's first Law Leaders Summit and other programming initiatives.
Irena is the Chief Associate Recruitment Officer for Hogan Lovells US LLP and has been with the firm (and one of its legacy firms Hogan & Hartson) since 2006. Irena is responsible for law student and associate recruitment for Hogan Lovells US offices as well as on the leadership of it Global People Team. Prior to joining Hogan Lovells, she was the Chief Recruiting and Professional Development Officer for Wiley Rein (then Wiley Rein & Fielding) in Washington, DC, and was with that firm for 17 years. Irena received her BGS from the University of Maryland. She served as Vice President of NALP from 1998-2000 and was slated as NALP's first employer President the following year. Irena is also a member of the Professional Development Consortium (PDC) and previously served on the Board of Directors for the Washington Area Legal Recruitment Administrators Association (WALRAA).