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You need a legal recruitment search partner you can trust with your most important hires. Our legal recruiting consultants have conducted thousands of searches, at all levels of seniority, for both law firms and corporations nationwide. We work with Fortune 500 companies, start-ups, bulge bracket investment banks, alternative asset managers, and AmLaw 100, 200 and boutique law firms.

We listen.

We are different from other executive legal search firms. Communication from the outset is vital. At the start of every search, we sit down with you to identify the key needs and qualifications for your hire — based on organizational goals, core values, and the technical skills required to excel in the particular role at your organization. Understanding your definition of success informs every subsequent step of the legal search process.

We strategize.

Every search is customized. As your trusted legal recruiter, we identify your target candidate pool, understanding that some of the most qualified candidates are not actively looking, and design outreach that reflects your organization’s unique qualities. We always take a personalized approach to ensure we find the right candidate for your legal services.

We deliver.

Leveraging our extensive network, our legal recruiters deliver a top-tier and diverse slate of candidates. But the work doesn’t stop there. Our team uses real-time market feedback to adjust our search process, optimizing for both competitive outreach and hiring. From initial strategy calls to successful onboarding, our legal recruitment consultants remain active, creative partners every step of the way.

Clients turn to us time and again for their most important hires--and refer their friends and colleagues. Our legal recruiters build relationships that last.  No matter what type of position you are looking to fill, we are confident that our team of legal recruitment professionals will be able to find the right legal talent for your firm.

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“I've worked with E.P. Dine for many years, both as a candidate and a client. E.P. Dine has consistently provided me with excellent advice and service. They go to great lengths to understand their client's needs and work hard to match the right candidate to the opportunity. They are a trusted and valuable resource and I highly recommend them.”

Deirdre Stanley
Executive Vice President & General Counsel, The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.

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Employer FAQs

A top-tier legal recruiter like E.P. Dine stands out for the investment of time to develop long-term relationships with the law firm and corporate clients and the individual lawyers who represent the highest of professional standards and excellence in the legal industry. Our team of recruiters, most of whom are former practicing attorneys themselves, take pride in their deep industry knowledge, strong network connections, and keen understanding of an organization’s culture, capabilities, and specific lateral hiring needs. These qualities enable the best legal recruiters to effectively align prestigious legal talent with suitable roles, ensuring a mutual great fit between the lawyer and the firm or company he or she joins.

E.P. Dine’s core values revolve around integrity, professionalism, confidentiality, the highests quality of care, and a long-term perspective. Their commitment to excellence benefits firms by providing high-quality legal talent that aligns with the firm's culture and strategic goals, ensuring a lasting and successful partnership.

Using a legal recruiter like E.P. Dine offers significant advantages, including access to a wider talent pool and industry-specific expertise. E.P. Dine's personalized approach ensures that firms connect with candidates who not only meet their technical requirements but also fit their organizational culture. Read more on why you should use a legal recruiter.

E.P. Dine’s recruitment process is comprehensive, beginning with in-depth discussions to understand a lawyer's career goals and a firm's culture, values, and specific requirements. This meticulous approach ensures that E.P. Dine identifies candidates who are not just qualified but also culturally congruent with the hiring firm.

Selecting the right legal recruiter involves finding a firm that resonates with your organization's values and needs. E.P. Dine, with our extensive experience and commitment to personalized service, stands out as a preferred choice for prestigious legal firms seeking effective and bespoke recruitment solutions.