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Cathy Abelson LinkedIn | Abelson Legal Search

President, Abelson Legal Search

Cathy founded Abelson Legal Search in 1990 to meet the professional staffing needs of law firms and corporations and to assist job seekers in securing new positions. She is uniquely qualified to identify and match attorneys at every level of experience. Cathy devotes her time to managing Abelson Legal Search and placing attorneys in corporate legal departments, working with partners (individually and in groups ) and facilitating firm mergers.

Cathy is well known for her support of numerous charitable activities and groups in the legal and wider Philadelphia communities. She has been particularly supportive of the Philadelphia Bar Association and Foundation, Living Beyond Breast Cancer, The Support Center for Child Advocates, The Children’s Crisis Treatment Center, Ronald McDonald House, The Donor Gift of Life, and Women’s Way. Clients and candidates continue to note her accessibility and generosity. Cathy and her husband live in Newtown, P.A.


Which talent or skill would you most like to have? Trained photography skills

What did you want to be when you were growing up? An artist or an interior decorator

If you could live for one year in another country, where would you live? Puglia or Parma Italy

What’s your favorite place in Philadelphia to get lunch? Anyplace that has fabulous thin crust pizza, like Vetri’s

What is your favorite book or movie? An Officer and a Gentleman

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