Brenda Bernstein

Author, How to Write a KILLER LinkedIn Profile, How to Write a STELLAR Executive Resume, and How to Write a WINNING Resume

Brenda Bernstein, Founder and Senior Editor at The Essay Expert LLC, graduated with honors from both Yale University (B.A. English) and the New York University School of Law (J.D.). A sought-after speaker and award-winning businesswoman, Brenda is a dedicated student of leadership and a trained life coach. She has been partnering with job seekers, business owners and college applicants for over 15 years to create effective resumes, LinkedIn profiles and application essays. 

Before turning full time to her writing business, Brenda practiced public interest law for ten years in New York City and spent a year as a J.D. Career Advisor at the University of Wisconsin Law School. She currently works part-time as a Law School Admissions Consultant for Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions. Brenda has been designated a Certified Master Resume Writer (CMRW), Certified Executive Resume Master (CERM), Certified Advanced Resume Writer (CARW), and a Certified Resume Analyst (CRA).

Brenda’s expertise lies not just in creating an effective product, but in listening closely to her clients’ background and goals and bringing their personalities onto the page. Clients report that they gain clarity about themselves and their message, in addition to having that message expressed in writing.