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NEWMAN HAWKINS LEGAL SEARCH
Farmington Hills, MI 48331
Phone: (248) 661-8900
Fax: (248) 661-9018
Recruiters placing attorneys: 2 in Michigan; 1 is an attorney.
Percentage of business devoted to
placing attorneys: 100% permanent attorney placement.
Geographic areas covered: Specializes in the placement of attorneys throughout the state of Michigan.
Placement specialties: Placement of attorneys in-house at the general counsel and staff counsel levels in all practice areas throughout Michigan. Also, firm specializes in acquisition of firms, practice groups and individual partners.
2011 placements: Approximately 60% of placements were made in corporate legal departments, 40% in law firms. 75% of law firm placements were associates, 25% partners; 60% of corporate legal department placements were at the senior level, 40% at the junior level.
Mergers: Firm specializes in acquisitions of firms, practice groups and individual partners.
Consulting services: Advising law firms and corporations on compensation trends, attorney hiring and retention, merger issues, long-range planning and local market activity; also, attorney counseling, resume development and interviewing techniques. Firm provides special expertise for out-of-state firms seeking to expand into Michigan.
Fees: 25% of candidate's beginning annual salary; rates are negotiable for multiple placements; placements guaranteed for six months, if placement fails, firm will replace the candidate. Fee structure for mergers is negotiated prior to being retained, based on size of group to be acquired.
Notes: Nancy Newman, a formerly practicing attorney, has over 22 years of experience of legal recruiting in Michigan. Nancy is a member of the State Bar of Michigan. We are proud that the majority of our business comes from referrals by satisfied clients and candidates. Newman Hawkins Legal Search maintains the highest standards of confidentiality and has been a member of the National Association of Legal Search Consultants since 1989. We conduct business with the highest ethical standards and will not submit a candidate to a client without the candidate's express permission. To learn more about Newman Hawkins Legal Search and explore current job opportunities, please visit http://www.newmanhawkins.com.