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The most trusted name in legal search

Princeton Legal Search Group, the most trusted name in legal search, is the bridge between employers and the very best attorney talent. We specialize in the placement of General Counsel level candidates and other exceptionally qualified attorneys with in house legal departments across a variety of industries throughout the United States. We place attorneys in full time positions in all practice areas.

Our Non-Profit/ Higher Education Division works closely with the leadership at non-profit organizations, colleges, and university clients to understand particular institutional requirements and to then deliver world class attorneys. We deliver top tier partner and associate talent to our law firm clients – from local boutique law firms to large, regional, national and global law firms with multiple offices.

Integrity, honesty, adherence to the highest ethical standards and optimum quality are the hallmarks of our company. We embrace these virtues in our Personal and Professional Code of Ethics and in our Client Bill of Rights.

What People Are Saying

“David is the ultimate professional, and has a unique ability to match a professional’s background and aspirations, with his corporate and law firm clients’ requirements. Making the connection is not David’s ultimate goal, however. He works with candidates and clients in a detailed and approachable manner, to structure resumes so that they best represent the candidate, to keep candidates informed in a real-time fashion as to job status, interview schedule, feedback, and ultimately offer negotiations – all the while being candid, accessible, and honest. If there is one word to characterize the acumen, skill set, and sixth-sense David Garber brings to the legal recruiting industry, that word is INTEGRITY.”

- Mark Boyland, General Counsel
Benjamin Moore & Co.

“I was not actively looking for a new position when Melissa approached me about my current role. Not only did the position involve a move to a much larger company, but it required relocation 1000 miles from my home of fifteen years. Needless to say, I was hesitant. However, Melissa listened to all of my initial concerns and encouraged me to take a chance because she felt that the company and I were the best possible fit for each other. She thoroughly prepared me for my interviews and, more importantly for me, she held my hand through the compensation negotiation and the entire relocation process. Melissa genuinely seemed to care that I was comfortable with accepting the new role from both professional and personal perspectives, and that made all the difference to me. I think she must have a crystal ball, because she was absolutely correct – the transition has been nearly seamless and I love my new role and my new home. I would like to say that Melissa went above and beyond for me, but I firmly believe that she does the same for all of her candidates and clients. Melissa clearly values the creation of lasting relationships over anything else. She is a trusted, experienced recruiting partner with a sparkling personality. I would not hesitate to recommend her to anyone!”

- Molly McCoy, Director, Associate General Counsel
Sandoz Inc.

“Melissa is an excellent recruiter and made herself available at all times to answer my questions and assist me during my hiring process at my new firm. I worked with other recruiters in the past, but Melissa went above and beyond my expectations and found the perfect position for me. I couldn’t be happier.”

- Jeff Wyble, Attorney