Shawn Smith, J.D. is a speaker, author, consultant and attorney, and the founder and president of Next Level Consulting, LLC, a firm specializing in the design and development of collaborative solutions enabling growing companies to improve their business effectiveness.
Shawn has 20 years' experience as a senior corporate executive, attorney and consultant, helping public, private and non-profit organizations develop the infrastructure and systems necessary to support continuous growth and change. She has worked with companies across a variety of industries, as well as organizations undergoing a broad range of significant changes-- including start-ups, high growth, downsizing, new management teams and re-engineering. With her unique background combining extensive experience in executive management, human resources development and legal practice, she has focused on designing practical and creative multi-disciplinary solutions that reflect the organization's business strategy, while minimizing the potential for legal exposure.
Shawn received a B.A. from Amherst College, and a J.D. from New York University School of Law.