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Khalilah Lawson

Khalilah Lawson is a senior associate in Witt/Kieffer’s Education practice. She has more than a decade of experience in executive search, and has a thorough understanding of the search process, a keen attention to client and candidate needs, and an appreciation for building long-lasting relationships. Based in Philadelphia, Khalilah supports recruitments for college, university, and preparatory school presidents, provosts, deans, and various other academic leadership functions.

Prior to joining Witt/Kieffer, Khalilah was a vice president and senior associate for another national recruiting firm, where she managed a full slate of search assignments in education, the not-for-profit sector, healthcare, and other industries. She has also been a legal assistant and researcher for the law firm Drinker, Biddle and Reath.

Khalilah is dedicated to volunteering and community causes, and has supported Philadelphia area organizations including The Caring Center, YouthBuild Philadelphia, Play on Philly, and Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church.

B.S., Sociology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA


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Khalilah Lawson
Senior Associate
100 North Eighteenth Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 630-575-6915
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