NEW YORK, NY (PRWEB) October 19, 2016
Mestel & Company, a leading national attorney placement company established in 1987, has announced the appointments of two Directors - Nina Haller, based in Los Angeles, and Patrick McHale, based in Chicago. Nina and Patrick will specialize in the placement of associates, counsel, and in-house counsel at law firms and corporations across various industries.
Before joining Mestel & Company, Nina worked as a development professional for non-profit ventures including The David Lynch Foundation, Beit T’Shuvah, and Jewish Community Federation of the Greater East Bay. Previously, Nina has worked as a legal recruiter and has also practiced law as a tax associate at Loeb & Loeb in Los Angeles. Nina earned her J.D. from University of California, Hastings College of the Law and her B.A. in English & American Literature from Brandeis University.
Prior to joining Mestel & Company, Patrick was a litigator for almost 10 years, working with several highly regarded litigation firms in Chicago including Cavanagh Law Group, Hall Prangle & Schoonveld LLC, Barnes & Thornburg LLP, and Lowis & Gellen LLP. The focus of his practice primarily involved complex cases with catastrophic damages, and he tried numerous cases in both state and federal court. Patrick earned his J.D. from the DePaul University College of Law, and his B.A. in Biology from Colorado College.
“Nina and Patrick will be great additions to our exceptional team of industry-recognized placement consultants, who are dedicated to candor, integrity, and the highest quality of service. With Nina in Los Angeles and Patrick in Chicago, we are continuing to strengthen our national presence,” stated Lynn Mestel, CEO and Chairman. “Their previous experience as attorneys and strong professional relationships in the legal community will be valuable when providing guidance and knowledge to our clients and candidates. For nearly 30 years, our company has developed the careers of attorneys, built best in class legal teams and effectuated law firm mergers. At Mestel, it’s who you know.”
About Mestel & Company
Mestel & Company, a leading national attorney placement company established in 1987, specializes in assisting the careers of individual associates, partners and in-house counsel as well as effectuating the movement of legal teams and law firm mergers. Our experienced recruiters have first-hand knowledge of the practices and cultures of law firms and in-house legal departments, making us the acknowledged leader in our field. Mestel & Company is the only 100% employee owned company in the attorney placement industry, ensuring that each of our recruiters, as an owner, provides best in class service and is committed to the needs and sensitivity of our attorneys.