Temporary & Permanent Legal Placement

Your one-stop shop.

Embrace Lateral Link’s staffing divisions, Cadence Counsel (for in-house placements) and Bridgeline Solutions (for law firm placements), to fulfill all your legal staffing needs. We are dedicated to being your singular source for (a) elite temporary or contract legal personnel, from renowned attorneys to skilled legal assistants, and (b) direct-hire, along with lateral permanent support staff placements. Lateral Link, celebrated as the nation’s premier legal recruiter, has also established a sterling reputation in the legal staffing industry, steadfastly committing to placing exceptionally skilled professionals across a wide array of legal sectors, including:

  • Substantive Temporary Positions: Delivering attorneys and specialized legal staff like former US Supreme Court law clerks for crafting appellate briefs and ex-BigLaw partners, counsel, and associates to assist in corporate, real estate, and banking transactions.
  • High-Profile Legal and Compliance Personnel: Providing expertise in managing pivotal projects involving anti-money laundering (AML), contract negotiation/review,  privacy and cybersecurity.
  • In-Depth Document Review Specialists: Offering attorneys and paralegals for comprehensive first and second-level reviews, inclusive of team leads, project managers, and staff fluent in all foreign languages.
  • Expert Financial Services Personnel: Deploying adept personnel across all financial service areas, including asset management, onboarding, derivatives, International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA), trade activity, and risk management.

Our seasoned team of recruiters, possessing a rich understanding of the complex layers of the legal industry and a track record of identifying and placing top-tier talent, work collaboratively with clients. We discern their specific staffing needs and proffer tailored solutions to meet their unique requirements, pridefully presenting high-quality, cost-effective staffing solutions that propel our clients toward achieving their business objectives.

Our permanent placement services are unmatched.

Lateral Link’s Bridgeline Solutions and Cadence Counsel have an extensive track record in placing non-attorneys in direct hire positions, which complements the company’s primary focus on lateral attorney placement. Our team has successfully placed professionals in a diverse range of roles, including paralegals, legal assistants, eDiscovery personnel, DEI officers, CISOs, chief operating officers, conflicts personnel, recruiting personnel, billing clerks, project managers, and research analysts. Through our comprehensive network and highly refined recruitment process, we identify top-tier candidates who possess the skill sets and experience necessary to excel in their respective roles.

We have an impactful global footprint.

We are the global partner of choice for legal and compliance staffing, serving top-tier organizations ranging from Am Law 200 firms and Fortune 500 companies to boutique law firms and major financial institutions. With a presence in over a dozen cities across the United States and Asia, in addition to affiliates in India and the Philippines, we are dedicated to delivering unparalleled staffing solutions to clients worldwide.