Nish Hossain

CEO Cadence Counsel, and Senior VP of Bridgeline Solutions
Office: California
Phone: 401.207.7962

School: University of California Davis, School of Law

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Nish Hossain serves as the CEO of Lateral Link’s Cadence Counsel and Senior Vice President of Lateral Link’s Bridgeline Solutions. With a dedicated focus on legal talent placement, Nish specializes in connecting highly skilled attorneys with a wide range of opportunities nationwide, including both permanent and temporary positions in-house and at prestigious law firms. Recognized for her consultative approach, Nish is valued as a trusted advisor, consistently delivering personalized solutions that drive success for both candidates and clients.

Drawing upon her extensive legal background, Nish brings a unique perspective to her role, seamlessly integrating firsthand legal experience with creative recruitment strategies. Prior to her tenure with Lateral Link, she gained valuable legal recruiting experience at reputable firms such as Major, Lindsey & Africa and Paragon Legal. Before transitioning into legal recruitment, Nish held roles as Products Counsel with Apple and as an IP Litigation Associate with Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe, Goodwin Procter, and Nixon Peabody.

Nish holds dual Bachelor of Science degrees in Electrical and Biomedical Engineering, graduating summa cum laude from the University of Rhode Island. She furthered her education by obtaining a Juris Doctor degree from the University of California Davis, School of Law.

Balancing her professional endeavors with her personal life, Nish divides her time between Rhode Island and the Bay Area, where she resides with her husband and two beloved Huskies, Geralt and Ramsay. Beyond her professional pursuits, Nish harbors a passion for all things nerdy, indulging in activities such as building computers and engaging in tabletop games.