About GLS

Susan Kurz Snyder

Susan Kurz Snyder is a co-founder of Greene-Levin-Snyder Legal Search Group. Susan concentrates on partner placements and in-house search work at all levels, with a notable specialty in financial institution placements.


Susan received joint J.D. and M.B.A. degrees in 1985 from Georgetown University, a B.S. degree with Distinction in 1981 from Cornell University, and studied at the London School of Economics. Before law school, Susan worked with Ralph Nader at the Center for Study of Responsive Law. After graduating from law school in 1985 until 1988, Susan was a corporate associate at what was then known as Rosenman & Colin. In 1988, Susan worked on the Dukakis presidential campaign and then worked for nearly a decade as a legal recruiter before she co-founded Greene-Levin-Snyder in 1997.


J.D. and M.B.A, Georgetown University
B.S., Cornell University

Associations & Memberships

Admitted to practice law in the State of New York
Former Chair & Emeritus Member, Dean’s Advisory Council, Cornell University College of Human Ecology
Member, Cornell Committee on Alumni Trustee Nominations (CATN)
Vice President, Board of Directors, Concerts in Motion
Member, Leadership Development Committee, Temple Adas Israel, Sag Harbor, New York
Member, Eye to Eye Leadership Council 
Member, Tulane University Parents' Council

Personal Interests

Susan's passions outside of work include her two beloved children, Jeremy, age 31, Becky, age 25, and adorable grandson, Inyo, and granddaughter, Ocean. Susan balances her work schedule with regular yoga practice, exercise, and meditation. She loves seashores, sunsets, Sancerre, and her treasure trove of friends.

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