Major, Lindsey & Africa Opens Minneapolis Office

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Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA), the world’s largest legal search firm, announced today the opening of its new Minneapolis/St. Paul office. The addition of the Minneapolis/St. Paul office expands the firm’s footprint in the Midwest.

Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA), the world’s largest legal search firm, announced today the opening of its new Minneapolis/St. Paul office. The addition of the Minneapolis/St. Paul office expands the firm’s footprint in the Midwest.

Brian McMahon will lead the new office as Managing Director, representing associate attorneys, individual partners and partner groups in the lateral marketplace and executing focused searches for law firm clients. He joins MLA after practicing law in the Twin Cities for 15 years, first as an associate and partner at Gray Plant Mooty and then running his own law firm. In his new role, Brian will strive to help attorneys and law firms by counseling and guiding them through the recruitment process.

“Since the economic recovery began, we have seen an increase in lateral activity in many major U.S. markets, including the Twin Cities,” said Simon Robinson, President, Major, Lindsey & Africa. “This presents the perfect opportunity for MLA to enter the market and meet the demand for highly specialized legal search services. Brian’s experience practicing law in the Twin Cities and his active participation in a number of local bar associations make him an ideal person to oversee our efforts in this market.”

Born and raised in St. Paul, Minnesota, Brian received his undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame in 1991. After working four years for General Mills, he attended law school at William Mitchell College of Law. Brian is the President-Elect of the Ramsey County Bar Association and is its former Secretary, Treasurer and Vice President. He is also serving his second term on the Second Judicial District Ethics Committee.

Brian lives in St. Paul with his wife and daughter. He is the Vice Chair for the Cretin-Derham Hall High School Board of Directors. Brian can be reached at bmcmahon@mlaglobal.com.

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 offers executive search services through its affiliate, Allegis Partners. With offices worldwide — in London, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Sydney and cities across the U.S. — and three strategic alliances — in Beijing, Moscow and Seoul — 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 mlaglobal.com.

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Kim Myers, PR & Communications Manager
410-579-3257
kimyers(at)mlaglobal(dot)com

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