Empire Search Partners maintains one of the most prestigious and successful law firm partner recruiting practices in the legal industry.

Effective partner-level recruiting requires substantial experience in navigating complex economic analyses and sophisticated negotiations.

Partners and law firms turn to Empire Search for their most important strategic lateral initiatives, relying on Empire Search’s wealth of market knowledge and decades of experience.

For Law Firm Partners

Empire Search provides individual partners and partner groups from premier law firms with the most comprehensive representation in the industry. Partners can rely on Empire Search recruiters for premium market intelligence and economic modeling, which facilitates informed decision-making and maximizes optionality.

For Law Firms

Offering both retained and contingency-based legal search services, Empire Search provides thorough market analysis and prompt access to the most sought-after law firm partners. Empire Search works hand-in-hand with law firm management to determine their most strategic lateral needs and ensure that the right message is conveyed to the lateral market. Using this highly collaborative approach, Empire Search introduces only well-vetted partners who meet the economic and cultural priorities of firms.

Public Sector Attorneys

Empire Search works extensively with senior government attorneys looking to move into the private sector. Empire Search recruiters have made partner-level placements into leading law firms for government attorneys coming from the Securities and Exchange Commission, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Office of the White House Counsel, D.O.J., S.D.N.Y., E.D.N.Y., Federal Energy Regulatory Agency, Environmental Protection Agency, and other federal agencies.

Empire Search offers partners and law firms unparalleled market knowledge and the most strategic recruiting services available in the legal industry.

With keen insight into law firms’ most important initiatives, as well as the current market standards for key partnership variables—compensation models, leverage, business development resources, cross-selling, and more—Empire Search ensures its candidates and clients are the most educated decision-makers in the lateral market.