What we do

ELITE LATERALS, LLC is a premier New York-based legal recruiting agency engaged in permanent partner placements, group mergers, and firm acquisitions.  Our mission is simple: help law firms hire the best talent fully inform and advise attorney candidates about their career options. We are dedicated to professionalism, confidentiality and excellence in finding the right fit for both clients and candidates.  Our recruiters are former practicing attorneys who are qualified, experienced and informed in the legal industry.  We understand the nuances of different practice areas of law and the inner workings of law firms.  We are market experts in every major area of law including Litigation, Investment Management, Real Estate, Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity, Finance, Securities, Intellectual Property, Tax, Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation, and Bankruptcy.

We have gained  the respect and trust of many group leaders and top management of Am Law 100 firms that turn to us for many exclusive opportunities to lead strategic growth initiative and offer consulting advice.  We have successfully placed scores of top-tier groups and partners in different practice areas with top Am Law 100 firms in the U.S., London, and Moscow.  We counsel top Am Law 100 and 200 firms and boutique firms on searches and mergers working with top management to identify the groups and individuals that best fit the firm’s long-term goals.  Our services are strictly confidential, prompt and personal and our candidates benefit from our depth of market knowledge and access to top management.  Elite Laterals makes sure that you have a trusted advisor with your interests foremost in mind throughout the process and you make the right move for your practice and clients.  We always use personalized approach with our candidates to identify specific opportunities that meet their key criteria and work with them throughout the entire process to forge a lasting and successful placement and partnership.