Lateral Link

Clients & Testimonials

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“With this commitment, Michael Allen has taken a distinctive approach to supporting the next generation of leaders at HLS. We are deeply grateful that a young alumnus has chosen to give back to the Law School, and to present and future legal scholars.” - Steven Oliveira ; Associate Dean & Dean for Development and Alumni Relations at Harvard Law School
“Lateral Link has proven to be an effective partner in our quest to attract talented lateral candidates, demonstrating that they understand our practice area needs and our historic strong commitment to hire the highest-quality associates available.” - Steven E. Sletten; Hiring Partner, currently with Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, LLP
“Lateral Link was able to filter its database to target top candidates that were pre-vetted to meet our hiring criteria. We ended up hiring a stellar candidate that fit our hiring criteria perfectly.” - Erik Greupner; Senior Vice President, Business Administration & General Counsel, currently with San Diego Padres
“Lateral Link prescreens candidates and finds us people with the credentials we require--without exception. ” - A William Urquhart; Hiring Parnter , currently with Quinn Emanuel
“I was very impressed with the search Lateral Link conducted to find a General Counsel for Steben & Company. They had the skill and instinct to understand what I needed and who would fit into our culture. They zeroed in quickly on high quality candidates, and we are very pleased with the General Counsel that we ultimately hired through their efforts. I would recommend Lateral Link for an attorney search without reservation. ” - Ken Steben; CEO, currently with Steben and Co.
“Lateral Link recently placed me as the new General Counsel at a publicly traded company in Northern Virginia. They combined first-class professionalism with a gracious personal touch throughout the recruitment process. Their vast knowledge of the in-house counsel market, and responsiveness to calls and emails was of huge value to me throughout the experience. I am now in a GC role that is a great fit for my background and that I am enjoying immensely. If and when the time comes for me to move on to a new opportunity, my first call would be to Lateral Link. ” - Josh Izenberg; General Counsel, currently with Versar
“Lateral Link has hit on an ideal approach for companies that want to locate and recruit top-notch talent as quickly and as efficiently as possible.” - Michael Ray ; Senior VP, General Counsel & Secretary , currently with Western Digital
“We've come to rely on Mike Allen and Lateral Link for a steady flow of high quality lateral partner candidates. Mike is very effective at finding very high quality candidates that fit our strategy and our firm. We are very picky about the quality of attorneys who we hire and their cultural and strategic fit at Jenner. Mike always knows who we need and finds the right candidates.” - Tom Stromberg ; Co-Chair, Media & Technology Group and Partner , currently with Jenner & Block
“Mike is one of the very best in the recruiting business, and has assembled a world class team and organization. He is a visionary and will remain on the cutting edge in the legal profession for many years to come based on his intellect, curiosity and intuition. It is always a true pleasure to collaborate with Mike. ” - Charles Curtis; Firmwide Director of Attorney Recruiting , currently with Pillbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
“Michael is super smart and will work tirelessly to make sure he does a great job for you. He is innovative and sees the big picture. A pleasure to work with. ” - Marc Maister; Owner , currently with Irell & Manella LLP
“Lateral Link has great market knowledge. They were able to balance my interests as a candidate with the interests of the employer that was looking to fill an important role with the right candidate. She guided me through the interview process and was great to work with - in the process, she became a friend as well as a business contact. I respect her and know that she has the best interests of both candidates and employers in mind when she takes on a search. This is a rare and valuable thing in recruiters. I would definitely hire her if I had an opening to fill in my own department. ” - John Grady ; General Counsel , currently with Steben & Co
“I have known Michael for over a decade. From the inception of his business, he has built Lateral Link into an efficient, effective service for his clients. Michael brings a very pragmatic approach to problem solving. He is competent and thorough and can be relied upon to get the job done, right. ” - James Clarke ; , currently with International Digital Commerce Executive