Stacey Alton Managing Director

Stacey Alton

I am a trusted legal search expert and advisor committed to delivering first rate service to my clients and candidates with excellence, precision and integrity. I strategically approach every search with a laser-focus toward identifying and matching top-quality candidates with my client’s needs, goals and culture. My clients and candidates value my tenacity, attention and expertise as I lead them through the search process and placement.

Stacey Alton is a Managing Director with our In-House Practice Group in New York City. She is a seasoned executive legal recruiter who specializes in placing highly talented general counsel, senior attorneys and compliance officers with corporate clients across a variety of industries including: manufacturing, consumer products, healthcare, pharmaceutical, media and advertising, technology, real estate and financial services.

Stacey has completed several half-marathons and is a Flywheel Sports (spin) enthusiast.

Experience

Prior to joining Major, Lindsey & Africa, Stacey was a commercial litigation attorney in the San Francisco Bay Area, where she was born and raised.

Placements

Highlights of Stacey's placements includes:

  • Angelo, Gordon & Co. - Senior Counsel & General Counsel of AG Mortgage Investment Trust Inc.
  • BMO Financial - Senior Counsel (Derivatives)
  • Burford Capital - Chief Corporate Counsel; Director, US Underwriting
  • Catlin Group - Corporate Counsel (Alternative Asset Investment)
  • Church Pension Group - Vice President and Assistant Secretary (Regulatory)
  • Corning, Inc. - Vice President and General Intellectual Property Counsel
  • Cotiviti Corporation - General Counsel
  • Dun & Bradstreet - Associate General Counsel-Innovation
  • Fidelity Investments - Senior Legal Counsel
  • Foot Locker, Inc. - Associate General Counsel (Securities)
  • A Global Mass Media Company - Vice President, Senior Counsel-Corporate Transactions
  • Hedge Fund Law Report - Editor-in-Chief
  • Marubeni America Corporation - Assistant General Manager and Senior Counsel
  • Midwood Investment and Development - General Counsel
  • NBTY, Inc. - General Counsel; Deputy General Counsel-Regulatory Affairs
  • New York Daily News/U.S. News & World Report - Assistant General Counsel (Labor and Employment)
  • Shazam Entertainment Limited - General Counsel
  • Weight Watchers, International, Inc. - Assistant General Counsel-Labor & Employment; Corporate Counsel-Internet & Technology; Senior Corporate Counsel-Corporate and Securities
  • West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. - General Counsel

Noteworthy Compliance and Regulatory Placements:

  • Astenbeck Capital - Deputy Compliance Officer
  • Cotiviti Corporation - Associate General Counsel and VP of Compliance and Risk Management
  • The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company - Director, Compliance & Ethics
  • Softcard (acquired by Google) - Chief Compliance Officer; Senior Regulatory & Operations Counsel
  • TPG Capital - Deputy General Counsel & Compliance Manager
  • Western & Southern Financial Group, Inc. - Vice President & Chief Compliance Officer

Education

Golden Gate University School of Law: J.D.

University of California, Santa Cruz: B.A., Psychology

Associations

Admitted to practice law in California, New York and Washington, D.C.