Client Services

Just as your clients depend on your expertise and counsel, CLS clients depend on our expertise to find the most qualified attorneys for their corporations and law firms.

Carpenter Legal Search, Inc. (CLS) primarily conducts retained and exclusive permanent attorney searches.  Recruiting nationally, CLS has earned its reputation for completing difficult, highly specialized legal searches for a diverse clientele ranging from Fortune 500 corporations to closely held businesses and from internationally recognized law firms to prominent regional law firms.  CLS provides the following services:

Corporate Services                                                                   Law Firm Services
General Counsel Recruitment                                                 Firm Mergers
Establish In-house Legal Department                                   Practice Group Mergers
Corporate Compliance Officer Recruitment                          Lateral Partner Moves
Human Resources Executive Recruitment                           Practice Group Development
Corporate Attorney Placement                                                 Associate Placement   
Market Research                                                                        Market Research
Competitive Analysis                                                                 Competitive Analysis

Our comprehensive knowledge in a wide variety of practice areas and sub-specialties and our collaborative, detailed search and recruitment process ensure a successful search outcome for our clients.  When interviewing prospective candidates, we not only ascertain that they have the requisite experience for a position, but we also gauge, through a breadth of interviewing techniques, including behavioral interviewing, the strength of each candidate's business acumen, essential personal characteristics, and understanding of the client’s business and economics.  This is one of the ways in which CLS is focused on the fit ® between clients and candidates.  We work diligently to find the right attorney for our client on all levels, and we consult regularly with our clients from the initial stage of the process through the conclusion of the search, keeping our clients fully apprised of our progress throughout each stage of the process.  We also assist with retention by following up with the placed attorney throughout his or her tenure with the company or law firm.  Our commitment to our clients does not end with the conclusion of a search.

CLS is a highly regarded partner in the legal search and recruitment industry.  Our market research and competitive analysis enables our clients to understand their position in a competitive labor market.  We offer a broad range of search consultation services that includes formulating a position description, customizing a search strategy to meet the specific needs of each client and position, assisting in the preparation of candidate interviews, facilitating the extension of an offer, and assisting with the onboarding process.

If you would like to learn more about Carpenter Legal Search or to engage us in a search, please contact us to Become a Client.  All inquiries will remain in strict confidence.

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