Jonathan  Drucker

"JD, Wheels, Druck"

Senior Consultant, Partner Practice

Jon Drucker knows everyone. Literally everyone. (With Kevin Bacon it's six degrees of separation.  With Jon, it's closer to three.) He also has a knack for connecting people. He once ran into his neighbors at the Acropolis. He went to the same camp as Ralph Lauren, attended Hugh Jackman’s birthday party, drank beers at a baseball game with Bill Murray and watched a couple recite their wedding vows alongside Elvis Costello.  BJ Novak of “The Office” took a selfie with him. And he once even successfully set up his best friend… with a professional matchmaker.

So, after 35+ years as a NYC-based corporate lawyer, all roads led to Jon becoming a legal recruiter. He has always prided himself on his networking skills and his role as a mentor and career advisor for younger colleagues. As the General Counsel of Godiva Chocolatier and Polo Ralph Lauren, Jon led two global luxury brands through complex and challenging corporate transactions, trademark, real estate and employment matters. He also has experience as a law firm partner at both Rubin Baum Levin Constant & Friedman (which subsequently merged with Dentons) and Zukerman Gore Brandeis & Crossman. Jon brings this wealth of experience and his connections with New York City’s top law firms to the Whistler team.

Jon grew up in Jamaica, Queens and has been a diehard Mets, Jets and Knicks fan since he was a child. His first job was as a paperboy for the Long Island Press newspaper. His worst job ever only lasted one day: he was a soda taster at a ginger ale factory.

Why join Whistler? Jon is passionate about the intersection of law and technology, consumer products and digital media and can provide a unique perspective on law firms across the country. Plus, his longtime girlfriend and three adult children now finally think he is a cool guy for joining the tech savvy and entrepreneurial Whistler team.

Best Quote: “One man's ceiling is another man's floor."  Paul Simon.

Favorite Soulcycle Instructors:  Rique and Mike Press.

Greatest Historical Event: Super Bowl III. Not only did Joe Namath make good on his guarantee of a Super Bowl victory, but it was also the last time Jon’s beloved Jets won the Super Bowl!

Dog's Name: Tucker Drucker

 

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