Client Testimonials


"The Partners Group is a breath of fresh air when it comes to legal recruiting. Their recruiters listen intently, asks great questions, and ultimately delivers. Additionally, they do all of this with a friendly, professional, and fun attitude! My business and I have hired several people through The Partners Group and expect to hire several more in the future. They have become one of my most trusted advisors and I would highly recommend them."

Principal, BlueSky Law

"We reached out to The Partners Group at the recommendation of an industry partner who used the firm in the past with great success. Our request was fairly specialized, and we were a little concerned about the quality of candidates who might be available. They were able to provide us with over a half-dozen candidates in no time, and each one came with excellent qualifications, making our ultimate decision incredibly difficult. Throughout the process, The Partners Group team was extremely helpful, and we could not have asked for a better partnership or results. We highly recommend The Partners Group’s services if you are in the market for specialized help!"

Vice President and General Counsel, Webb Creek Management Group, LLC

"The Partners Group successfully assisted us with our attorney recruitment needs. They offered many qualified candidates and did so on an expedited basis. They also understood our needs and were extremely responsive. I would not hesitate to recommend The Partners Group."

Deputy General Counsel, Steward Health Care System

"The Partners Group was exceptional. They understood the legal market, the important aspects of a general counsel search, and the many critical ways that in house searches differ from law firm searches. I highly recommend The Partners Group if you are looking to build a strong legal team."

SVP, General Counsel and Secretary, Vanda Pharmaceuticals

"I have worked with The Partners Group for several years as an outside recruiter. They have placed attorneys with my company at multiple levels. The Partners Group are always my first stop for legal placement needs of any kind. They are especially fast with their turnaround time in providing me candidates. They have great resources and the candidates they bring me are always very qualified for the positions. I plan to use The Partners Group for my future legal recruitment needs."

Deputy General Counsel, Carestream Health 

"The Partners Group is a great resource for high-quality candidates in the Chicago market. Helpful perspective on the hiring process and would definitely recommend them for recruiting legal lateral hires."

Chief Corporate Counsel, Green Thumb Industries

"I highly recommend The Partners Group. The Partners Group has a client-focused approach and works very hard to customize a solution and find the right "fit." As former practicing attorneys, they can 'talk the talk' of understanding the subtleties and skill sets for different practice areas."

Founding Partner, Taylor English 

"The Partners Group did a wonderful job for our company by making our search process highly efficient and successful. They were very responsive and provided immediate value by quickly initiating our search and locating high quality candidates almost instantly. As our needs evolved, they adapted to our revised search criteria and ended up exceeding our expectations. I would highly recommend The Partners Group for your legal search needs."

COO and General Counsel, Ornstein-Schuler Companies

"I loved working with The Partners Group on the lateral candidate opening we had last fall. They were very professional and quick to respond – they were truly a pleasure to work with. I look forward to working with The Partners Group again in the future."

Firm Administrator, Anderson, Tate & Carr

"The recruiters at The Partners Group are high energy and passionate about finding the right cultural fit for lateral candidates and law firms. They really know the ins and outs of the legal market which is valuable to us in recruiting laterally."

Partner and Co-Head of Mergers and Acquisitions Group and Investments Management Groups, Nelson Mullins

"The Partners Group is my first call when I have urgent searches for my law firm. I’m consistently impressed with the quality of their candidates and the personal attention I receive. When asked for headhunter recommendations, I always recommend The Partners Group."

Attorney Recruiting Manager, Eversheds Sutherland

"I have had good experiences with the Partners Group. We have used them to hire both permanent lawyers and short-term/contract lawyers for over a decade and have always found them to have excellent quality in the candidates they submit."

Managing Partner, Hill, Kertscher & Wharton, LLP

"The Partners Group was an excellent resource for candidates that my company was pursuing. They were knowledgeable and responsive to the questions I presented them. I found their recruiter to be very supportive and enthusiastic in helping place the right candidate in the position. I would recommend The Partners Group to anyone looking to fill an Attorney/Counsel position."

Former President & CEO, Osmose Utilities Services, Inc.

"What I like most about working with The Partners Group is their consistent high quality service. I can always depend on The Partners Group to find top notch candidates. They are the best search consultants in the business!”

Associate Director of Lateral Partner Recruiting & Integration, King & Spalding LLP

"As CEO of The Private Client Law Group, I have relied on The Partners Group not only to source candidates, but also to work with me in developing a profile of the right candidates for each position. They have been a key partner in the successful management of our growth."

CEO, The Private Client Law Group

"The Partners Group knows our culture and strategy for growth. As a result they selectively bring us candidates that "fit" and are successful at our firm."

Former Executive Administrator & CFO, Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete LLP

"In today’s legal market, finding the right talent is more important – and harder – than ever. I have been pleased to work with The Partners Group to build my team because The Partners Group is unique in its sophisticated, partner-level understanding of my practice and business goals, and the legal talent required to achieve them. Their insight, experience and vast network set them apart from their competitors and these combine to deliver results. I am happy to have The Partners Group as a trusted resource."

Corporate/M&A Partner, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton, LLP

"The Partners Group is dedicated to taking the time to understand our firm’s specific needs and they always provide us with well-qualified and professional candidates.”

Director of Recruiting, National Mid-Sized Law Firm

"It is very refreshing to work with a group that is professional and understands our firm's priorities. The Partners Group consistently provides us with high caliber, talented candidates to assist us with our professional hiring needs."

Office Manager, Hunt Ortmann Palffy Nieves Darling & Mah, Inc.

"I have worked with The Partners Group team for many years. They are my go-to company for hiring full-time lawyers at all levels. The Partners Group is professional, ethical and knowledgeable. They present high quality candidates, put clients' needs first and have great customer service. The Partners Group team provides excellent professional service and is always a pleasure to work with!"

Former Director of Lawyer Recruiting & Development, Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP

"Our firm of 15 lawyers specializes in business transactions and in business law. We use The Partners Group for all of our permanent hiring needs. The Partners Group 'gets it.' The firm understands our practice, and consistently brings us qualified candidates who are suited for our specialty practice needs. The professionals at The Partners Group are thorough, responsive, friendly, and they earned every penny we pay them.”

Partner, Cushing, Morris, Armbruster & Montgomery, LLP

"My company has worked with The Partners Group since 2001 and they have placed many permanent attorneys with our in-house legal department over the years. They understand our business model and go above and beyond to consistently bring us qualified candidates.”

VP of Legal, Global Technology Company

"Alston & Bird has a long-standing relationship with The Partners Group. The level of personalized service, knowledge and attention provided by their recruiters cannot be measured. Our partners have come to rely on their market-savvy approach and high-caliber candidates, making The Partners Group one of our go-to search firms."

Director of Attorney Hiring, Alston & Bird LLP

"I have worked with the Partners Group on a number of full-time attorney searches. Without question, they are my first call for any full-time hiring need, particularly the ‘tough to fill’ positions. The Partners Group differentiates itself from other agencies by the high quality of candidates they represent and the high quality of client service they offer. The recruiters take the time to know the intangibles; they understand our business and culture, and they also know the crucial details that might not be listed on a candidate’s resume. As a result, the candidates they submit for consideration are spot on every time. In addition, the group works seamlessly across offices, which has been very helpful to us in relocation searches. I highly recommend their service for any full-time legal staffing need."

Former Recruiting Director, King & Spalding LLP

"Working with The Partners Group is a pleasure. Their recruiters are personable, responsive, and easy to work with in recruiting lateral associate candidates. The Partners Group adds value because their recruiters understand the type of candidate who will succeed in our firm, present only well-qualified candidates, and appreciate the challenges surrounding the process of big firm hiring."

Recruiting Manager, AmLaw 100 Firm

"I really enjoy working with The Partners Group. Everyone is extremely friendly and professional. I appreciate the fact that before submitting candidates, they call to make sure the position is open to recruiters. I also appreciate the fact that they fully vet their candidates prior to submission, and only submit candidates whose experience matches the description posted. They are definitely one of my “go to” search firms."

Talent Acquisition and Development Manager, AmLaw 50 Firm

"I’ve always been highly satisfied with The Partners Group. They invest the time to understand my needs. The result is a faster, smoother selection process from a pool of high quality candidates. Their name says it all—they will be your partner."

VP, General Counsel, and Chief Ethics Officer, Foss Maritime Company