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In a complex, evolving global business and political environment with increased scrutiny and demands around legal, compliance and government affairs matters, the recruitment of world-class general counsel, senior in-house lawyers, chief compliance officers and government affairs leaders is critical. Our Legal, Compliance & Government Affairs team comprises former practicing lawyers, government affairs executives and public policy experts who bring to each assignment extensive senior-level search experience and firsthand understanding of the demands of these roles in corporate and public sector organizations.

We help organizations recruit and assess for a range of legal, compliance and government affairs roles, including:

  • General Counsel
  • Deputy/Divisional General Counsel
  • Chief Compliance Officer
  • Corporate Secretary
  • Head of Litigation
  • Chief Patent/Intellectual Property Counsel
  • Chief Privacy Officer
  • Head of Government Affairs / Government Relations
  • Head of Public Policy

We are committed to your success.

Our clients and candidates turn to us as long-term advisers, benefiting from our high-touch, specialized approach and global resources. In the past five years, we have conducted nearly 700 legal, compliance and government affairs search assignments, including more than 100 general counsel searches for Fortune 500 companies.
We share our clients’ commitment to diversity and have a strong track record of successfully placing diverse talent. In 2020, 92% of our general counsel and chief compliance officer candidate slates were composed of women and racially/ethnically diverse men and 66% of our placements were diverse.
As former lawyers and government affairs professionals, we have unique insight and access to the top talent in these fields. Our exceptional reputation among candidates reflects the same high level of engagement we maintain with our clients.