understanding of the legal industry and
work to evaluate each and every candidate’s
credentials, skills and career goals in order
to make a perfect match with clients’ needs.
They work directly with the individual candidate to develop a search plan that serves
the candidate’s needs, desires and goals.
MS&A recruiters also provide assistance to
candidates in writing resumes and business
One of MS&A’s recruiters, Carla
Trigueiro, is a former Brazilian lawyer who
specializes in Latin American placements
in the U.S. and Brazil. Carla has been
instrumental in assisting several major law
firms to open an office in Brazil and works
on in-house assignments throughout Latin
In addition to attorney searches, MS&A
has a full-time recruiter who specializes in
placing JDs in administrative roles, such
as professional development, diversity,
practice management, recruiting, busi-
ness development and law firm marketing
within law firms
MS&A is an active member of the Na-
tional Association of Legal Search Consul-
tants (NALSC). Marina Sirras is President
Meridian Legal Search
25 W. 43RD ST.
NEW YORK, NY 10036
PHONE: (212) 354-9300
FAX: (212) 921-1127
CONTACT(S): Joel Berger Esq.; Will Mudloff
FULL-TIME RECRUI TERS: 10
PROFILE: Established in 1936, Meridian
first began placing attorneys and legal
personnel in 1967, and we’ve been setting
the bar in legal recruiting ever since. Our
company has grown to become one of the
industry’s leading legal staffing organizations, specializing in the search, recruitment and placement of permanent and
temporary attorneys, paralegals and compliance professionals. Our clients include
the nation’s top law firms, investment
banks, financial institutions, insurance
companies, pharmaceutical and health
care companies, and other major Fortune
1000 corporations. Meridian’s staff of
experienced recruiting consultants and
support personnel is well known for the
superior level of personalized, professional
and ethical service it provides to clients
and candidates alike.
Meridian places attorneys at all levels,
from Staff Attorney to General Counsel,
and from Associate to Partner, throughout
the United States and internationally. Our
service area is virtually unlimited as we
have the tools, technology and talent necessary to find and recruit the most qualified
and best-suited candidates to fit any of our
Practice specialties include banking and
credit, investment funds, intellectual property, pharmaceutical/health care, energy,
and non-legal, and business-side opportunities as well.
Our consultants enjoy searching for
those hard-to-find, niche candidates with
the requisite skills our clients seek, and we
pride ourselves on the quality, not quantity,
of candidates we present. With a state-of-the-art database of over 170,000 legal
professionals, hiring contacts at nearly
10,000 corporations and law firms, and
the resources and experience of Meridian’s
45+ years in the legal recruiting industry,
our consultants are better equipped to find
more on-target candidates faster, resulting in job openings being filled quicker,
and saving our clients valuable time in the
Meridian accepts both contingent and
retainer assignments and conducts all
searches in the strictest of confidence. Our
candidates are well prepared, provided
with detailed background information, and
counseled on effective presentation and
interview techniques prior to the interview.
Additionally, clients and candidates often
seek out Meridian for marketplace updates,
advice on current staffing and compensation trends and our ability to provide a
diverse slate of candidates.
Meridian Legal Search is a founding
member of the National Association of
Legal Search Consultants (NALSC) and
adheres to the NALSC Code of Ethics.
Meridian Legal Temps, Inc.
28 W. 44TH ST.
NEW YORK, NY 10036
PHONE: (646) 695-3300
FAX: (212) 921-1127
CONTACT(S): Joel Berger, Esq.; Will Mudloff
FULL-TIME RECRUI TERS: 2
PAR T-TIME RECRUITERS: 1
Mestel & Company
575 MADISON AVE.
NEW YORK, NY 10022
PHONE: (646) 356-0500
FAX: (646) 356-0545
CONTACT(S): Howard S. Parris, Maurya Tangney – Director, Adrianne Kalyna, Lyndon
J. Parker, Curtis M. Lando, Esq. – Managing Director, David Bennett – Managing
Director, Avery Ellis, Esq. – Chief Operating Officer
FULL-TIME RECRUITERS: 19
PROFILE: Mestel & Company is the only 100
percent employee-owned company in
the legal placement industry through our
Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).
Our ESOP reinforces our core values of
teamwork, integrity and professionalism. Since 1987, Mestel & Company has
been recognized as one of the leading,
national attorney placement companies in
the United States with office locations in
Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, New
York, San Francisco and Washington, D.C.
Whether you are a client or a candidate,
our recruiters and staff are vested owners
and provide that extra level of service, dedication and loyalty that only an employee-owned company delivers.
Mestel & Company places associates,
partners and in-house general counsel and
helps facilitate complex department and
firm mergers, both domestically and internationally. Clients range from the largest
law firms in the U.S. and abroad to small
and midsized firms and from Fortune 1000
to start-up companies and not-for-profits.
We operate as one integrated attorney
search team of professionals with strong,
long-standing relationships with both clients and candidates, delivering the necessary expert guidance and market coverage
to successfully advise on any career move.
Just ask someone who knows us...it’s who
OTHER LOCATION(S): Miami, FL, San Francisco,
CA, Washington, DC, Boston, MA, Chicago, IL, Los Angeles, CA
Metro Legal Search, Inc.
733 THIRD AVE.
NEW YORK, NY 10017
PHONE: (212) 557-9257
FAX: (212) 953-3180/471-8633