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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.

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What People Are Saying

“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 impressed me as a recruiter. After having inquired about a particular position posted through Princeton Legal Search Group, Melissa promptly reached out and we started to have a larger discussion about the prospect of making a move. She absorbed our conversations and kept an eye out for fitting opportunities. Her diligent manner led to a couple of options soon thereafter, one of which I was initially skeptical. Melissa diplomatica lly advised me through the process and kindly persuaded me to interview with both options because “[I] may be pleasantly surprised.” She set up interviews promptly.  And sure enough, I was indeed pleasantly surprised… and still am.  The process was swift, productive, careful, and effective. Melissa understands timing, strategy, discretion, and execution. I highly recommend her!

- Associate
Private Law Firm

“I highly recommend Melissa as a recruiter. She stays in constant contact with you and does an excellent job of matching up your personality and skill sets with a law firm.”

- Andrew Kyreakakis, Partner
Law Firm