Chelsea Lessard

OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

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chelsea lessard

Chelsea Lessard
Operations Director

chelsea@ljbpartners.com
P: 805.423.9160
F: 818.235.5526

As an Operations Director, Chelsea provides extensive administrative support to the Lippman Jungers Bala team nationwide. Chelsea spent nearly five years learning high-level strategic thinking from the brightest minds at Irell & Manella LLP, and then took her passion for innovation to a tech startup, where she oversaw operations, personnel, and hosted events for up to 5,000 people. From there, Chelsea rejoined the legal world to work in Recruiting and Professional Development at Stroock Stroock & Lavan LLP.  Chelsea’s seven years of law firm experience coupled with her work in the event and the startup worlds have given her a unique ability to adapt quickly, view challenges as solvable puzzles, and help teams succeed.

Chelsea studied music theory and composition in San Luis Obispo, CA, near where she grew up. She plays piano, guitar, bass, and banjo to one degree or another, and has recently decided to tackle the theremin. She’s an active traveler and adventure-seeker and has logged over 500 miles on foreign hiking trails. When she’s not working, she’s either at a rock concert or curled up with a book. Chelsea calls Los Angeles “home” and shares life with her dog Roswell,  too many houseplants to count, and Sister Nancy the tarantula.

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