Chicago Legal Recruiter


"As our firm continues to emphasize national and strategic development, our attorney recruiting efforts are of the utmost importance. I have worked with Mendelsohn Legal over the past several years, and I have great confidence in the company's ability to consistently provide the firm with the highest quality of candidates. Mendelsohn Legal's legal market knowledge and awareness, the breadth of their relationships, and their integrity throughout the lateral process make them a standout recruiting firm and one I look forward to sharing future successes with."


-Managing partner of a mid-sized, nationally recognized law firm


"The Mendelsohn Legal recruiters have an extraordinary ability to find not only candidates who have the right qualifications, but candidates who have the right chemistry. They 'get' us."


-General Counsel of a large, publicly-traded company


"Mendelsohn Legal consistently demonstrates an understanding of our firm, needs and culture, and introduces us to candidates that always are worthy of very serious consideration. It is no coincidence that the Mendelsohn Legal candidates we have hired have become long-term successes at our firm. Mendelsohn Legal wants a win-win for us and the lawyers they place and this simple proposition differentiates them from many other recruiting firms."


-Managing partner of a NLJ Top 5 firm











MENDELSOHN LEGAL, a top legal recruiter, places partners, associates, paralegals and support staff in law firms and in corporate legal departments. Our search and legal placement services are highly focused and multi-layered — we go beyond traditional search methodologies to understand the goals of those initiating the search and then work tenaciously to complete the engagement quickly and successfully.
  • Permanent placement of partners and associates [See Open Positions]
  • Placement of practice groups at law firms
  • Placement of paralegals and support staff
  • Development of job parameters to ensure highly focused and successful searches
  • Assistance in creating resumes designed to give prospective employers an accurate sense of the candidate's background, experience and strengths
  • Confirmation of license and reference checks for each candidate sent to prospective employers
  • Career counseling and guidance for those seeking new challenges in the workplace and for those placed through our services
  • Business development training and coaching, growth strategy and marketing planning
  • Interview training for law firms and in-house departments to attract the most qualified and talented candidates

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NWBOC WBE CertifiedMendelsohn Legal, Inc. is a member of the National Association of Legal Search Consultants (NALSC) and WBE certified.