Providus is the preferred resource to
assist clients in managing fluctuating workloads while maintaining high standards and
a competitive edge. We know that personal
service, integrity and quality placements
develop long-standing relationships with
our clients. Our quality service begins in our
own offices. Our staff is experienced in the
practice of law as well as in legal placement.
As lawyers and paralegals, we understand
our clients’ substantive needs as well as
their different personalities and styles.
Providus also provides on-site and off-site document review solutions for large-scale projects nationwide. Our services include a comprehensive e-discovery process,
the use of our Document Review Centers or
securing space, workstations, phones and
all essential tools to complete any document review to meet critical deadlines.
Our off-site document review centers
enable you to staff projects in or near a
location of your choosing. A total solution
can be developed to include everything you
need to meet all deadlines in a timely and
As lawyers and paralegals, we also
understand our candidates’ needs. The best
lawyers and paralegals register with Providus because we have earned the reputation
as the people to call for substantive, high-quality contract and permanent placement
We recognize that every assignment is
different and each of our clients and candidates have unique requirements and needs.
That is why we can match the right lawyer
and paralegal with the right assignment
Providus means foresight. For almost
two decades we have been anticipating the
needs of the ever-changing legal marketplace across the country. We understand
that our clients’ needs may be interim or
permanent, so we specialize in both contract and permanent placement. Whenever
our clients need lawyers or paralegals for
short-term or long-term assignments and
they need them immediately, they call
OTHER LOCATION(S): Dallas, TX, Washington,
DC, New York City, NY, Los Angeles, CA,
See main office listing in Houston, TX
River West Consultants, Ltd.
230 W. MONROE
CHICAGO, IL 60606
CONTACT(S): Pamela J. Simon, Jeffrey M.
FULL-TIME RECRUI TERS: 2
PAR T-TIME RECRUITERS: 1
PROFILE: Our firm We handle permanent
placements only. Additionally, River West
regularly works in the areas of practice
group and firm mergers. We search in
all practice areas in Chicago and nationally. The firm works on both a retained
and contingent basis with law firms and
Jeffrey M. Simon has been a legal
recruiter and search consultant for more
than 20 years. An experienced business and
litigation attorney, he is a 1975 graduate
of the DePaul University College of Law,
Dean’s List and a Phi Beta Kappa graduate
of the University of Illinois.
Pamela J. Simon’s background is in recruiting, human resources and marketing.
She was an Assistant Dean of Students at
Northwestern University and Manager of
Professional and Executive Recruitment at
First Chicago, now Chase Bank.
The firm is an NALSC member.
We welcome your confidential inquiries.
Robert Half Legal
205 N. MICHIGAN AVE.
CHICAGO, IL 60601-5914
PHONE: (312) 616-0220
FAX: (312) 616-1807
PROFILE: Whether you’re looking for a highly
skilled legal secretary or a litigation attorney for a full-scale document review...
You’re covered. A division of Robert Half
International Inc., the world’s first and
largest specialized staffing firm, Robert
Half Legal places attorneys, paralegals and
legal support professionals on a temporary,
project and full-time basis. We also provide
project teams, along with dedicated space
and high-tech resources, for a wide range
of initiatives, including litigation support,
M&A review and discovery matters.
We’ve earned a reputation for outstanding service and professionalism. In fact, our
company ranked #1 in our industry in both
service quality and innovation on FOR-
TUNE magazine’s “World’s Most Admired
Companies” list. – FORTUNE, March 21,
Operating in major markets throughout
the United States and Canada, Robert
Half Legal can help you maximize your
organization’s efficiency for optimal
results. To learn more, please visit www.
roberthalflegal.com or call (800) 870-8367
to reach the office nearest you.
OTHER LOCATION(S): Stamford, CT, Los Angeles,
CA, Palo Alto, CA, San Diego, CA, San
Francisco, CA, Atlanta, GA, Washington,
DC, Boston, MA, Minneapolis, MN, St.
Louis, MO, Toronto, Ontario, OT, Ottawa,
Ontario, OT, Columbus, OH, Philadelphia, PA, New York City, NY, Dallas, TX,
Houston, TX, Seattle, WA, Baltimore,
MD, Denver, CO, Southfield, MI, Oakland,
CA, Montreal, Quebec, OT, Phoenix, AZ,
Miami, FL, Menlo Park, CA
Schulman Professional Search,
150 N. WACKER DRIVE
CHICAGO, IL 60606
PHONE: (312) 251-8600
FAX: (312) 251-8408
CONTACT(S): Mark Schulman
FULL-TIME RECRUITERS: 5
PART-TIME RECRUITERS: 1
PROFILE: Schulman Professional Search, Ltd.
(“SPS”) is a national legal recruiting firm
based in Chicago. The team at SPS has a
vast array of experience in all aspects of the
legal market. Collectively, the SPS team has
over 50 years experience with legal recruiting – both as outside legal recruiters and
internally at law firms and over 25 years
practicing law in law firms and corporations. In addition to a significant associate
recruitment practice, SPS maintains a
robust partner, practice group, strategic
hiring and law firm mergers and acquisitions practice. Over the past 11 years, Mark
Schulman and SPS have helped facilitate
some of the most significant mergers and
acquisitions of law firms in Chicago. In
early 2006, SPS helped Polsinelli Shalton
Flanigan Suelthaus PC, a premier Kansas
City firm, acquire Nashar & Shea LLC, a
Chicago-based corporate, finance and real
estate firm. In May 2007, SPS assisted with
the merger of Thompson Coburn LLP, a
leading St. Louis-based firm, with Fagel &