Robert A. Major Founding Partner

Bob Major - Legal Recruiter Houston

Publications

Little White Lies You Tell on Your Resume June 15, 2016 Many lawyers ask our recruiters for advice about t... Read More
A Breed Apart? Distinctive Characteristics of an Energy Company General Counsel November 15, 2014 The last eight years have seen a lot of change in ... Read More
Making Sense of In-House Lawyers’ Compensation November 11, 2014 How much should an in-house lawyer get paid? Found... Read More
Why Didn't I Get a Job Interview? I’m the Perfect Fit October 7, 2014 Founding Partner Bob Major responds to a frequentl... Read More
Advice to Law Firm Partners Considering Going In-House March 12, 2014 Partner Bob Major provides advice to law firm part... Read More

Robert Major founded the predecessor firm to Major, Lindsey & Africa in January 1982. A former practicing lawyer, Bob is based in our Houston office but also spends time in our San Francisco and Palo Alto offices. His practice is largely focused on identifying general counsel and other senior-level positions for companies, both public and private, around the country. He has special expertise in searches for fast-growth companies and portfolio companies of private equity firms.

Experience

Bob grew up in Texas and Oklahoma. He spent five years at the Washington, DC firm of Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering (now WilmerHale), where he worked in that firm's federal administrative practice. Bob spent a year as counsel to Saga Corporation (Menlo Park, California) before founding the predecessor firm to Major, Lindsey & Africa. Bob spent 24 years in the firm's San Francisco office before relocating to the Houston office in June 2006.

Education

The University of Texas at Austin: J.D.

Research Editor, Texas Law Review

Stanford University: B.A., History and Political Science

Associations

District of Columbia, California and Texas Bar Associations (all inactive)