Manager - Legal Search
Eliyah Kabeya joins StevenDouglas as an experienced legal recruiter based in Dallas, TX. With a robust background spanning 5+ years, Eliyah embarked on her recruiting journey as the founder of her own search firm, Godwin James, specializing in the placement of attorneys and partners across global and local firms. Growing from her success, she transitioned to a search firm, where she excelled as a Client Solutions Manager before ascending to the role of Practice Director, overseeing the Dallas legal contracts team.
Eliyah boasts a wealth of skills in attorney and partnership recruitment, business development, and succession planning. Her approach to fostering enduring relationships with clients and candidates revolves around identifying common ground and delivering unparalleled value. As a seasoned decision-maker, Eliyah navigates challenges with poise, leveraging a patient and well-considered approach. Her professional philosophy revolves around a genuine care for others, underscored by her commitment to the growth and contentment of both clients and candidates.
Eliyah graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Wichita State University, an MBA from Louisiana State University Shreveport, and a Doctor of Education in Organizational Change and Leadership, Eliyah's academic expertise mirrors her professional achievements. Beyond her career, she actively contributes to noble causes such as the Dallas Homeless Shelter and the Imagine You Girls Conference, showcasing her dedication to uplifting the less fortunate and empowering young women. Eliyah's profound passion for her craft and unwavering commitment define her as a true luminary in the field of legal recruitment.