The Value of our Legal and Compliance Officers Expertise
Our global team of legal, regulatory and compliance officer experts, many of whom have worked as legal professionals, operates as a highly specialized legal boutique within our broader firm. Our clients place tremendous value on this unique model. We can provide the deep market insights, ready knowledge of candidate pools and high-touch client care associated with boutique firms while still having the advantage of drawing on the vast network, broader business insights and resources of a large, top-tier leadership firm.
The role of general counsel is increasingly critical, with leading GCs serving as strategic advisors to the board and CEO on an array of issues, including mergers and acquisitions, alliances and partnerships, risk management, cybersecurity threats, and new-market entry. We recruit GCs who bring a unique combination of legal leadership and strategic acumen to their roles.
Our results over the last three years alone speak to our experience and expertise.
- More than 350 searches have been completed
- 95% of successful candidates are still serving in their roles after three years.
- 90% of searches result in successfully placing a candidate— greatly exceeding the executive search industry average.
- 40% of searches result in successfully placing a diverse candidate.
- 30% of successful candidates were women.
Together, our practice has more than 100 years of experience covering the full spectrum of legal, regulatory and compliance roles, including:
- Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel
- Deputy, Associate and Assistant General Counsel
- Corporate Secretary
- Chief Compliance Officer
- Regional Counsel
- Chief Counsel for Mergers & Acquisitions, Intellectual Property, Litigation, Regulatory Affairs and Corporate Securities
As business complexity increases, these leaders have become critical to high-performing executive teams—not only ensuring thatorganizational assets are protected now and in the future, but also advising boards and CEOs on a multitude of high-stakes decisions.