Hanover, MD (April 11, 2019) — Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA), the world’s leading legal search firm, welcomes Director James Lee to its in-house counsel recruiting team in New York. James will focus on placing general counsel, in-house counsel and senior compliance professionals into global, national and regional organizations.
“We are excited to welcome James to our New York in-house team,” said Eliza Stoker, executive director of the In-House Practice Group, East Region. “After a decade of experience as a legal search professional, James has many strong relationships in a multitude of different industries. His extensive legal search experience will benefit both our clients and candidates. “
Prior to joining Major, Lindsey & Africa, James launched Urbis Legal Search LLC focusing on full life-cycle recruiting and hiring. Before this, James worked for several legal recruiting firms in New York, successfully placing attorneys across all levels in AmLaw 200, mid-size and boutique law firms as well as senior and executive-level candidates into in-house roles across a variety of industries.
“Having spent the last 12 years at several leading legal search firms, I look forward to combining my experience and market knowledge with the vast resources available to me at MLA,” said James. “I’m excited to be part of a dynamic team with a proven track record of being the industry leaders in retained legal search.”
James earned his J.D. from Fordham University School of Law and his B.A. in Political Science from Binghamton University.
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