Your legal team can support growth, proactively identify and handle problems, and oversee liability and regulatory matters. With that, your in-house legal team’s qualifications are key to getting — and staying — competitive in today’s economy.
Cowen Partners has developed a 12-point legal executive search process to place top talent in the roles of Chief Legal Officer (CLO), Corporate Counsel (CC), General Counsel (GC), and other legal positions. Plus, our nationally recognized legal executive recruiters are exceptionally skilled at matching talent to company culture, niche needs, and more.
Cowen Partners is a recognized leader among the best legal executive search firms. Our experienced recruiters specialize in sourcing and placing legal executives using a custom process with a proven track record of success. We search for and evaluate highly qualified executive-level candidates, identifying the ideal fit for your company’s objectives and culture.
If the best is your standard, Cowen Partners is the recruitment partner you’re looking for.
Traditionally, legal executive search firms take months to conduct a search. When they place talent, it’s rarely the right fit. At Cowen Partners, our trusted legal executive recruiters place extraordinary talent, matched to your company’s objectives and culture, in 38 days, on average.
You don’t have time to wait for new legal executives. That’s why our legal executive search process is proactive, senior partner-led, and built to connect you with the top 1% of talent in the world for GC and CLO roles,right away.
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Are you ready to make your next choice the best yet? The top legal executive recruiters at Cowen Partners can help. Let’s talk.
General and chief counsel roles carry more responsibility than ever before. Your legal counsel guides your growth strategy. That’s why Cowen Partners curates candidates with top industry experience. Every candidate we connect you with will have the acumen and legal experience to effectively manage risks, strategize for maximum growth, and evolve with your legal needs.
General and chief counsel are different roles and need to be curated to each company’s needs. That’s why our search process is led by a senior partner. Their experience ensures the candidates we provide excel at the competencies required for each role.
You know growth is supported by an in-house legal team. You want a team experienced in the nuance of your industry so they can anticipate and prevent exposure to risk before it arises. That’s why Cowen Partners specializes in placing high-level talent in top roles for your legal needs.
That’s why we not only place top talent but also help you identify if you need legal support or a legal leader. Below are the key differences we look for when placing in-house legal talent.
If you are looking for legal talent to manage compliance and governance, you need a general counsel. General counsel is there to ensure all your company’s legal obligations are met.
Here’s a look at the responsibilities the general counsel will oversee:
The chief legal officer is a C-suite role with duties that focus on the legal department but also provide analysis to grow the company’s business models. They work to align legal and business strategies to ensure flawless execution, suggest innovative business solutions, mitigate risk, and ensure legal efficiency. The CLO is a legal business partner, not just a lawyer.
A few of the duties of the chief legal officer include:
Our hands-on legal executive recruiters have experience working with private, public, pre-IPO, and non-profit organizations. Clients are typically $50 million in revenue to Fortune 1000’s or have assets between $500 million to $15 billion. Cowen Partners delivers 3X more qualified candidates than the competition.
Through proven processes, our legal executive recruiters find, vet, and deliver the top 1% of candidates for all C-suite legal roles and positions across all industries, including technology, healthcare, manufacturing, retail, real estate, financial service, private equity, and more.
Read more of our industry-leading resources to see why Cowen Partners is a top legal executive search firm in Los Angeles, Seattle, Chicago, Milwaukee, Anchorage, New York City, Atlanta, Dallas, and beyond.
Every industry needs talent. Our general counsel and legal executive search firm connect companies with in-demand candidates who are prepared to take command of leadership roles.
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