Partner & General Counsel - Clients

JXP Search’s Partner and General Counsel Division focuses exclusively on the legal market. Our clients include AMLAW firms, boutique firms, small firms and corporate legal departments from public and private companies.

Geographically, we serve clients throughout the United States, Europe and Asia.
 
JXP Search’s Partner and General Counsel Division consultants work with clients when they have a specific need to be addressed or have strategic options they wish to explore. Our consultants maintain a national and international network of contacts which they use to identify appropriate partner and general counsel candidates.
 


Types of Search Projects We Assist Our Clients With Include: 

Lateral Partners, Practice Groups and Mergers: JXP Search’s Partner and General Counsel Division consultants work with firms to identify lateral partner, practice group and merger opportunities. We work closely with our clients to learn about their firm’s culture, bill rates, compensation structure and other important criteria.

Law Firm Expansion and New Offices: JXP Search’s Partner and General Counsel Division consultants work with firms looking to open offices in new geographic locations. We help our clients identify partners, groups or firms consistent with their culture, practice and rate structure.  

Corporate: JXP Search’s Partner and General Counsel Division consultants work with public and private corporations to identify top talent, often from other corporations within a particular industry or service area. We assist corporations on searches such as General Counsel, Assistant General Counsel, Senior Counsel and other management personnel that work with legal departments such as Compliance Directors and Regulatory Directors.

 


JXP Search’s Partner and General Counsel Division Search Process 

Consultation: The process starts with a consultation during which we will examine your needs to ensure we are the right search firm for your organization. 
 
Organizational Evaluation: We will conduct an in-depth evaluation of your law firm or legal department. We will examine your current team strengths, highlight areas for improvement, and examine your competitive advantages.
 
Executive Profile: We will develop an executive profile detailing the essential skills, experience, portable business requirements and demeanor of the partner, group or general counsel that would best complement your firm or corporation.
 
Recruitment: Our consultants will identify and present select candidates that meet the requirements of the Executive Profile.
 
Offer Negotiation: JXP Search can provide assistance with pre-offer negotiations, offer and counter-offer discussions.
 


Fee Agreement Options

JXP Search provides executive search clients with three search options:
 
  • Contingency
  • Exclusive
  • Retained