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Legal Search Firm Major, Lindsey & Africa Names Two New Partners, Boosting Female Partnership Ranks to 52 Percent

Hanover, MD (August 9, 2017) — Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA), the world's leading legal search firm, today announced the promotion of two new partners within the firm: Amanda K. Brady, global practice leader of the Law Firm Management Practice, who splits her time between the New York and Houston offices; and Nesli Orhon, the national account delivery manager and head of professional development for the Interim Legal, who is based in Boston. With the addition of Amanda and Nesli, MLA's partnership is now 52 percent female.

"The highest level of accomplishment for our recruiters is being invited into the partnership," said John Cashman, president of Major, Lindsey & Africa. "Partnership is recognition of outstanding performance over several years, the sustained living of our culture and values, and positively impacting the performance of others on the team. Both Amanda and Nesli consistently display all these attributes, and have worked tirelessly to build two of our emerging business lines."

Amanda Brady leads the Law Firm Management Practice, which specializes in placing senior business professionals in law firm operations, finance, marketing, business development, strategy, pricing, human resources, recruiting and professional development, technology, knowledge management, and practice management. Amanda, who was included in Lawdragon's "100 Leading Legal Consultants and Strategists" for 2016 and 2017, has more than 15 years of executive and legal search experience, over 10 of which have focused on building executive management teams for AmLaw 100 and 200 firms.  She is a fellow in the College of Law Firm Practice Management, an honorary organization made up of individuals who have made significant and sustained contributions to the field of law practice management. Amanda has an M.S. in Law Firm Management from George Washington University.

Nesli Orhon, as a leader within the Interim Legal, specializes in the recruitment and placement of experienced contract attorneys and paralegals for substantive assignments in both law firms and in-house legal departments. She joined Major, Lindsey & Africa from another company in the Allegis Group network, Aerotek, where she was responsible for placement services in the renewable energy, biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries in the greater Denver area. Nesli graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a B.A. in English/Journalism.

About Major, Lindsey & Africa

Founded in 1982, Major, Lindsey & Africa is the largest and most experienced legal search firm in the world. With more than 25 offices worldwide, Major, Lindsey & Africa has earned recognition for its track record of successful general counsel, corporate counsel, partner, associate and law firm management placements. The firm also provides law firms and companies with highly specialized legal professionals on project, interim and temporary-to-permanent hire basis. Combining local market knowledge and a global recruiting network, Major, Lindsey & Africa recruiters are dedicated to understanding and meeting client and candidate needs while maintaining the highest degree of professionalism and confidentiality. The firm considers every search a diversity search and has been committed to diversity in the law since its inception. Major, Lindsey & Africa is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions.

To learn more about Major, Lindsey & Africa, visit www.mlaglobal.com.

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