PROFILE: We pecialize in permanent placement and long term special project positions. Eighty percent of business is from
placing partners and associates in law
firms, and 20 percent is from placing in-house counsel.
We place attorneys at every level in all
areas of business law nationally and internationally. We conduct exclusive searches
for partners, small groups, associates and
counsel positions. Practice specialties
include all aspects of corporate law, real
estate, litigation, intellectual property,
bankruptcy, tax, ERISA and trusts and
Clients include major law firms and
corporations as well as specialized law
boutiques and start-up ventures in both
businesses and law firms.
We work closely with clients and candidates to ensure maximum effectiveness and
personalized service. We provide counseling on opportunistic developments and
expansions, attorney retention, compensation structures and overall trends in the
All the recruiters have extensive experience in legal placement and have long-standing relationships within the industry.
They are able to provide an invaluable
perspective to the clients and the candidates throughout the process. Belinda
Rosenblatt, the president of the company,
has been in the legal placement business
since 1982. Two of the recruiters have law
degrees and practiced law before entering
the legal placement profession, and one
recruiter was head of human resources in
a major law firm in New York. In addition, the recruiters have fluency in Italian,
French, German and Hebrew.
Solomon Page Group LLC
260 MADISON AVE.
NEW YORK, NY 10016
PHONE: (212) 824-1510
FAX: (212) 824-1592
CONTACT(S): Verona Faro, Andrew Perlin, Jan
FULL-TIME RECRUI TERS: 18
PROFILE: Chosen No. 1 in the NYLJ Best of
2010 survey of 2,500 law firms, Solomon
Page Group’s Legal M&A Division has
been operating since 1984. We specialize
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in partner-level placement and group and
law firm mergers worldwide. Solomon
Page Group LLC is the second largest
staffing and consulting firm in New York
state, covering almost every specialty, in
every major industry, with offices around
the world. Our team of seasoned search
consultants consists of lawyers and other
professionals, who handle retained, exclu-
sive and contingency search assignments.
Our success, over 27 years, has been built
on expert knowledge, experience, the
highest professional standards, integrity,
and clarity about what it takes to achieve
results. Our depth of knowledge of the legal
marketplace, coupled with our longstand-
ing relationships, stands far above the com-
petition, and our level of commitment and
insight throughout the search and place-
ment process are outstanding and unique
and praised by candidates and clients alike.
Verona Faro serves as Managing Director
of the Legal Search Division. She is well
known and highly experienced.
SFB Legal Search
575 MADISON AVE.
NEW YORK, NY 10022
PHONE: (212) 688-1128
CONTACT(S): Joan Simon
FULL-TIME RECRUI TERS: 3
PAR T-TIME RECRUITERS: 2
PROFILE: Handle permanent placements
since 1978 nationwide. Primarily place
attorneys and paralegals in-house. Many
top clients are former applicants. Work
with boutique and out-of-state law firms
where we have direct contact with partners
and familiarity with their culture. Have a
strong client base in a range of industries:
financial services, banking, biotech, pharmaceutical, business outsourcing, trade associations and fashion. Will always supply a
diverse slate of candidates to our clients.
Stofsky & Schiller LLC
NEW YORK , NY 10036
PHONE: 201-362-1123 (cell)
CONTACT(S): Deborah Schiller, Lianne Stofsky
FULL-TIME RECRUI TERS: 2
PAR T-TIME RECRUITERS: 2
PROFILE: Since 1986, Lianne Stofsky and
Deborah Schiller have specialized exclusively in the permanent placement of attorneys both nationally and worldwide.
Stofsky & Schiller LLC engages in retainer, contingency and exclusive searches
for individual attorneys, groups and firm
mergers encompassing all legal specialties
at all levels, from junior associates to partners. Deborah Schiller specializes in the
placement of real estate and bankruptcy
Our clients include law firms ranging
from small specialty boutiques to large
international law firms as well as corporations, including large financial institutions,
investment banks and real estate developers. We place attorneys into legal and non-legal positions.
Our recruiters pride themselves on having a strong relationship with our clients
and candidates alike. We take the time to
meet with each of our candidates personally in order to better understand their specific legal experience and career goals. We
also meet with our clients because we find
it helps us better understand each firm’s
culture and specific hiring needs. Stofsky
& Schiller LLC has an extensive database
with in-depth information that can be
utilized during the search process.
Because of our successful 25-year track
record in placing hundreds of attorneys, we
pride ourselves on having many exclusive
job listings. This is due to fact that many
of our former placements have become
partners at their respective law firms or
have moved up in the ranks within their in-house positions and now turn to us when
they have a hiring need.
The company has affiliations with other
legal search firms nationwide. Member of
NALSC, and follows its Code of Ethics.
845 THIRD AVE.
NEW YORK, NY 10022
PHONE: (212) 588-9600
CELL: (917) 912-5518
FAX: (212) 355-5983
CONTACT(S): Karen L. Frankel, CEO & Presi-
FULL-TIME RECRUITERS: 4
PROFILE: WiseCounsel LLC is a N. Y.-based
legal recruiting firm offering legal clients