Melissa Schneider is a former practicing attorney with experience in the placement of non-investment professionals into top-tier financial firms, corporations and law firms. She brings over 14 years of professional experience with her to Infinity Staffing Partners.
Previously, Melissa was a Vice President at another executive search firm, where she spent several years managing and executing Legal and Compliance searches for top tier hedge funds, private equity firms, investment banks and broker-dealers.
Prior to her experience as a search consultant, Melissa served as in-house Counsel to a full-service broker-dealer, where she provided expertise in legal advisory, compliance structure and regulatory affairs. Melissa also worked in private legal practice representing clients on general commercial litigation matters in both state and federal court. She began her legal career as a criminal prosecutor for the New York County District Attorney’s Office.
Melissa has a BS from Cornell University and a JD from The George Washington University Law School . She is also fluent in Spanish. In her spare time, Melissa enjoys spending time with her husband and sons, traveling, cooking and acclimating to the Florida lifestyle.
Fun Fact: Melissa played violin with the Brooklyn Philharmonic Orchestra in high school.