Executive Vice President
Lead Legal Recruiter
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As Vice President of Shelton & Steele, Mr. Dodd manages and mentors new and existing recruiters. Ayven identifies and researches virtual law firms and hybrid virtual / brick & mortar law firms to determine whether they offer truly exceptional platforms and support.
Mr. Dodd started as an intern at Shelton & Steele in 2015. Five years later, he has become Shelton & Steele’s most successful recruiter and earned his position as Vice President of the firm.
Mr. Dodd specializes in the lateral recruitment and placement of law firm partners, counsel and associates, throughout the United States. His focus has been on working with virtual law firms and remote positions. He has assisted attorneys in a wide variety of practice areas, including Corporate, Intellectual Property, Health Care, Trust & Estates and Litigation.
Mr. Dodd leads the development and implementation of strategic talent acquisition tactics and leads the evaluation of recruiting functions, strategies, and procedures to ensure and optimize quality candidate placements.
In his spare time, Ayven enjoys weight-lifting, painting and giving speeches at Toastmasters International.