(PRWEB) February 04, 2014
Lucas Group, North America’s premier executive search firm, announced it has hired seasoned legal recruitment expert Myra Mendizabal as Managing Partner for its Los Angeles Legal Division. Mendizabal brings demonstrated knowledge and experienced insight to West Coast operations and will expand and develop the firm’s LA legal recruitment practice.
For more than a decade, Mendizabal has skillfully identified and delivered top-performing legal talent. She commands a distinguished track record of successful contract and direct hire placements of both attorneys and legal staff in leading law firms and corporations. In addition to continuing to provide consultative recruitment services for clients and legal candidates, Mendizabal will lead a growing team of legal recruiters in Lucas Group’s Los Angeles office.
“Myra’s unique background blends significant legal recruitment performance on behalf of top attorneys and firms with a proven ability to develop and lead recruitment teams of her own,” said Tom Williamson, General Manager of Lucas Group’s Legal Division. “Having successfully worked and served in the Los Angeles legal market for many years, Myra brings an intelligent and discerning approach to each candidate and client opportunity.”
In 2000, Mendizabal cofounded Rhumbline Companies, a legal recruitment boutique based in Los Angeles that successfully served law firms, corporate clients, attorneys and legal staff for nearly a decade. Consistently creating precise and ideal talent matches, Mendizabal established herself as one of LA’s foremost legal recruitment experts. She most recently served as Managing Partner with Slate Professional Resources.
Lucas Group’s Legal Division is the preeminent source of associates, partners, practice groups and in-house counsel for the nation’s top law firms, corporations and financial institutions. The firm’s legal recruiters reliably deliver results with discretion and prudence, and they consistently manage complex negotiations with utmost professionalism. Founded in 1970, Lucas Group also houses executive recruitment practices for key professional functionalities, including Accounting and Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Sales and Marketing, Manufacturing and Military Transition.
“As we continue to grow our firm and strengthen our legal practice division, we are committed to building teams of the very best, most demonstrated recruitment talent. We are pleased to welcome Myra to Lucas Group and are confident she will lead with great aptitude, delivering exceptional service and driving outstanding results in the LA legal market,” said Williamson.
About Lucas Group
Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 Clients find transcendent, executive talent; Candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and Associates find professional success. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at http://www.lucasgroup.com and connect with us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.