Kimberly Fullerton is an attorney and a member of Spencer Stuart’s Legal, Compliance & Government Affairs and Human Resources practices. She has more than 19 years of executive search experience. Kimberly leads general counsel, chief compliance officer and chief human resource officer searches as well as senior-level legal and human resources assignments across multiple industries, including technology, consumer goods, healthcare, industrial and financial services. Kimberly has also conducted high-level business and corporate development and licensing searches for a variety of technology companies. Her clients include publicly held corporations as well as private equity and venture-backed companies.

Broad legal and human resources expertise

  • In addition to conducting general counsel searches, Kimberly has led assignments for deputy general counsels and chief intellectual property officers. Her human resources assignments also include compensation and benefits and talent roles.
  • Previously, Kimberly co-led the practice focused on recruiting corporations’ general counsel and other senior-level lawyers for an international legal search firm. She was also the managing partner of the San Francisco and Palo Alto offices of the firm.
  • Prior to entering search, Kimberly spent five years practicing corporate and commercial law with a San Francisco law firm.

Kimberly graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles, and earned her law degree from the University of California Hastings College of the Law.

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