Meet the OCS Staff

Cliff Jarrett, Assistant Dean (540) 458-8534

Cliff Jarrett is a 1991 cum laude graduate of the law school. He joined the administration in 2014 from the legal recruiting and placement firm Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA), where he was a partner and office leader of the Charlotte and Raleigh-Durham office. At MLA, he focused on the placement of partners, practice groups and associates with law firms and in-house legal departments at international, regional and local firms throughout the southeast and nationally. Prior to opening MLA's North Carolina office, Jarrett was a partner in the Charlotte office of Kennedy Covington Lobdell & Hickman (now K&L Gates), where he practiced for nearly 16 years in commercial and intellectual property litigation. Contact Mr. Jarrett for advice on career strategy, resume and cover letter review, and assistance with interview skills and preparation.

Andrea Hilton, Associate Director for Professional Development (540) 458-8022

Andrea Hilton is a 1985 cum laude graduate of the law school.  After serving two years as a federal law clerk in Alexandria, Virginia, she practiced corporate transactional law in the Washington DC offices of several large national and international firms.  She returned to Lexington to join the law school administration in 2000, and served as the Director of Admissions from 2004 - 2010.  In the newly-created post of Associate Director for Professional Development, she focuses on assisting students with the transition from law school to the profession, and provides advice on strategy and applications to students seeking positions as post-graduate law clerks. She also provides general career strategy advice, document review and assistance with interview skills.

Suzanne Wade, Assistant Director for Employer and Alumni Outreach (540) 458-8996

Suzanne Wade attended Mary Baldwin College. She has worked at the University for many years, and joined the Office of Career Strategy in May 2008. She manages all aspects of recruitment and employer outreach; employers should contact Suzanne to schedule on-campus interviews or to participate in one of our Regional Interview Programs. Students may contact her for assistance with SCORE.

Taylor Anne Moffett, Senior Recruitment Coordinator (540) 458-8535

Taylor Anne Moffett graduated in 2014 with distinction from the University of Virginia. After graduation she attended the McIntire Business Institute at UVa. She later joined the W&L community in 2017 and now helps to coordinate and execute all aspects of the recruiting process, including the logistics of On-Campus Interviews and Regional Interview Programs. Taylor Anne also manages the school's online career site, SCORE. You may reach out to her with any questions regarding OCI's, Regional Interview Programs, or SCORE. Students may also reach out to her to reserve a space for phone or video interviews.

2019 - 2020 Rachford Fellows

Diana Oladetimi, Rachford Fellow

Diana grew up in Bridgeport, CT but attended boarding school in Nigeria for three years. She wrote a book her 1L summer that helped her get an internship at the District Court in Connecticut. She is also happy to speak with you about ways you can intertwine your extracurricular passions with the law.

Austin Scieszinski, Rachford Fellow

Austin grew up in Janesville, WI and attended the University of Wisconsin. Before law school, Austin worked for a private equity company in Chicago. His 1L summer he worked for Quarles & Brady LLP in Milwaukee. Last summer, he worked for Vinson & Elkins LLP in Washington, D.C. Austin will be returning to V&E to work in their mergers, acquisitions, and capital markets group after graduation. His interests include hockey, commercial real estate, and crosswords.

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Office Information

Washington and Lee University School of Law
Office of Career Strategy 
Sydney Lewis Hall 
Lexington, VA 24450   
Phone (540) 458-8535  
Fax (540) 458-8168