Derek Mize Director

Derek Mize

Derek Mize is a Director in our Associate Practice Group, based in the New York office. As a legal recruiter, he acts as a strong advocate for candidates who are building legal careers at top-tier and boutique law firms as well as those who are seeking prominent in-house positions.

In his free time, Derek participates in marathons, swimming competitions and Ironman triathlons. He is also active in his neighborhood association on the Upper West Side and is involved with several local and national LGBT organizations.


Prior to joining Major, Lindsey & Africa, Derek was an associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore and Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP.