Hanover, MD (October 16, 2019) — Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA), the world’s leading legal search firm, welcomes Dudley Morton, managing director to its in-house counsel recruiting team in Denver. Dudley will guide legal departments through the hiring process, identifying top lawyers and compliance and privacy professionals to build out world-class legal teams.
“We are thrilled to welcome Dudley to our Denver in-house team,” said Chad Marlow, executive director of the In-House Counsel Practice – West Region. “Dudley’s combination of advisory expertise, vast legal background and extensive retained search experience equip him to bring sound guidance to clients and candidates alike. He is uniquely positioned to help launch the MLA brand in the Denver market.”
Dudley joins Major, Lindsey & Africa from EFL Associates, a national retained executive search firm specializing in senior-level recruiting engagements across a variety of industries. As vice president, he led searches for C-suite and director-level roles. Before joining EFL Associates, Dudley served as principal at Adam James International, where he was responsible for leading the firm’s operational and management retained executive search practice. Prior to that, he was a partner in a private law practice where he worked with clients in areas including corporate, litigation and bankruptcy matters.
“The move to Major, Lindsey & Africa is a tremendous opportunity for me to provide support to the legal community to a greater extent than ever before,” said Dudley. “I am overwhelmed by the talent and the reach of this organization and truly believe in their values and commitment to diversity and inclusion. Backed by a global team of dedicated recruiters, I feel I am positioned to provide my clients and candidates with counsel and guidance like never before.”
Dudley earned his J.D. from University of Denver, Sturm College of Law and his B.A. in Political Science from University of Colorado, Boulder.
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