Julie R. Bonasso
Director of Recruiting and Professional Development
(304) 598-5362
Office: Morgantown
J.D. Temple University
B.S. West Virginia University
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Julie R. Bonasso manages and coordinates the attorney recruitment program, including formation and implementation of recruiting strategies, resume screening, and candidate selection. She participates in the interview and offer process and acts as liaison to law schools and career services offices across the country.  Ms. Bonasso designs, develops, implements, and manages firm wide professional development and training programs for members and associates including leadership and soft skills development, continuing legal education training, marketing skills, and substantive legal programs.  She is also a member of the firm’s Recruiting and Diversity Committees.  As a former practicing attorney, with 15 years of experience as an attorney in a law firm, as well as in-house counsel, Ms. Bonasso brings a unique combination of experience and knowledge to her recruiting and professional development role. 

Work Experience

2016 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2013-2016 Special Counsel, Bowles Rice
2012-2013 Senior Director, Corporate Strategic Development, Mylan, Inc.
2007-2012 Managing Director and Office Lead, Major, Lindsey & Africa
2003-2007 Member, Ciocco & Bonasso, LLC
1999-2003 Pepper Hamilton LLP
1997-1998 Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Memberships & Awards

National Association of Legal Professionals (NALP)
National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL)