Matthew Wheatley Director

Matt Wheatley, Legal Staffing Recruiter

Every day, I am singularly focused on placing my candidates into positions that are perfectly tailored to their personal and professional goals. I value lasting relationships above all else and deliver on my dedication to my clients and candidates by being a skilled listener and a candid advisor.

Matt Wheatley is a Director in our Solutions Practice Group. Based in our New York office, Matt specializes in placing legal and compliance talent in various substantive interim and permanent positions within in-house legal departments and law firms.

Matt has lived in seven different states in his lifetime, but currently resides in New York City with his wife. He enjoys travelling, trying new restaurants and University of Kentucky athletics (especially UK football).


Prior to joining Major, Lindsey & Africa, Matt was a litigation associate in Louisville, Kentucky, at one of the region's preeminent defense firms.


University of Kentucky: J.D.

University of Kentucky: B.A., English


Kentucky Bar Association

American Bar Association