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AARON CONSULTING, INC.
P.O. Box 4757
St. Louis, MO 63108
Phone: (314) 367-2627
Williams has been an attorney search consultant since 1980 when he founded the Executive Division of Snelling & Snelling, an attorney recruiting division he purchased in 1990; the firm has been in continuous operation with retention of all attorney and client files since 1980.
Percentage of business devoted to
placing attorneys: 100% Geographic areas covered: primarily recruit throughout the U.S. with secondary strength in handling assignments worldwide.
Placement specialties: since 1980, in-house placements have accounted for at least 80% of annual results.
2011 placements: 10-25, 100% were in-house; 25% were at a senior level of experience and 75% were at the middle level; 50% of the candidates we placed were previously employed in-house, 50% were hired from a law firm; Placements were in the following practice areas: 50% in mergers and acquisitions/securities/ corporate finance, 25% in general corporate and commercial, 25% in labor/employment.
Mergers: Completed no law firm mergers in 2011.
Consulting Services: compensation and opinion surveys affecting corporate and law firm employment, outside counsel selection, expert witness testimony, outplacement services, recruitment advertising design and management, and general legal management consulting services.
Fees: 100% retained attorney search services; for individual search assignments, our fees are based on 30% of the starting annual salary of the candidate selected; if client firm supplies recruiter with specific individual to be contacted, fee rate will be discounted by 5%; for law firm mergers, fees are structured based on combined estimated billings of acquired practice; Aaron Consulting, Inc. will refund attorney search fees, on a prorated basis, for placements that are terminated when this conclusion is made and communicated within 180 days.
Notes: does not recruit from active clients and never recruits placed candidates; will represent placed attorneys if they reinitiate contact for placement through firm; Aaron Consulting, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate with regard to race, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation or age in referring candidates to client companies.
Profile: Mr. Williams has been a Certified Personnel Consultant since 1983 through both the Missouri and National Associations of Personnel Consultants (MAPC and NAPC); year 2012 is his 33rd year as an attorney search consultant.