Leader of Major, Lindsey & Africa's Diversity Recruiting Practice Named to Lawyers of Color Power List

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MLA is committed to being a legal search and staffing firm that includes people of diverse backgrounds and fully utilizes their talents to provide the highest quality service to our clients and candidates.

Paul Williams, Leader of MLA's Diversity Recruiting Practice

Paul Williams Named to Lawyers of Color Power List

It is an honor to work with Paul and to have him leading our In-house Practice in Chicago. I know I speak for all of our colleagues when I say that it is a well-deserved recognition.

Leading legal recruitment firm Major, Lindsey & Africa announced today that for the second year in a row, Paul Williams, Partner in the firm’s Chicago office, has been named to the Lawyers of Color Fourth Annual Power List Issue. Lawyers of Color's mission is to advance diversity in the legal profession. This issue is a comprehensive catalog of the nation's most influential minority attorneys and non-minority legal diversity advocates, including corporate general counsel, law firm managing partners, law school deans, and the highest ranking government attorneys.

“It is an honor to work with Paul and to have him leading our In-house Practice in Chicago,” said Simon Robinson, President of MLA. “We’re excited to see him named to the Lawyers of Color Power List again, and I know I speak for all of our colleagues when I say that it is a well-deserved recognition. And it is even more rewarding to see his name on the list alongside many of our esteemed clients and candidates.”

MLA is committed to being a legal search and staffing firm that includes people of diverse backgrounds and fully utilizes their talents to provide the highest quality service to our clients and candidates. The firm is dedicated to being a diversity market leader both internally and externally, by employing effective methods to recruit, hire, promote, and retain diverse persons and by furthering diversity and inclusion in the legal market through its business activities.

About Major, Lindsey & Africa
Founded in 1982, Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA) is the world's largest and most experienced legal search firm. Combining local market knowledge and a global recruiting network, MLA has earned recognition for its track record of successful General Counsel, Corporate Counsel, Partner, Associate and Law Firm Management placements. MLA also provides law firms and companies with highly-specialized legal professionals on project, interim and temporary-to-permanent hire basis. Committed to providing full service in response to the talent needs of its clients, MLA also provides executive search services through its affiliate, Allegis Partners. With offices throughout the U.S., Hong Kong, London and Tokyo, MLA recruiters are dedicated to understanding and meeting client and candidate needs while maintaining the highest degree of professionalism and confidentiality. MLA considers every search a diversity search and has been committed to diversity in the law since its inception. For these reasons, MLA was voted "Best Legal Recruiter" by readers of The National Law Journal. To learn more about MLA, visit http://www.mlaglobal.com. To learn more about Allegis Partners, visit http://www.allegis-partners.com.

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