About GLS

Shirley M. Hedden
Search Consultant

Shirley Hedden joined Greene-Levin-Snyder in 2000. She places partners and associates in law firms as well as General Counsel, in-house counsel, Chief Compliance Officers and compliance professionals in corporations and financial institutions.  She works with candidates and conducts searches at all levels in a wide range of practice areas, with particular focus in litigation, regulatory, employment, intellectual property and compliance.


Shirley was a professional actress in San Francisco and New York through the mid-90s. Her interest in law developed as an adjunct to her acting career while working in administrative roles for a prominent intellectual property boutique from 1991-2000.  She melded her insight in human motivation and interest in the legal landscape by becoming a legal search consultant.  She takes pride in advising candidates on their careers and helping clients find the talent to enhance and protect their business. 


B.A., Wesleyan University, with honors, 1982

Associations & Memberships

Board of Trustees of the Berkeley Carroll School

Personal Interests

A native of Washington DC, Shirley now resides in Brooklyn where she is devoted to her husband, two children and dog, Dash. Together they enjoy travel, an active lifestyle, community involvement, good food and fine friends.

150 East 58th Street, 16th Floor New York, NY 10155 Phone: (212) 752-5200 Fax: (212) 752-8245
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