Lisa Lawrence Beard, Director with our In-House Recruiting team in London, works with client companies to build, grow and restructure their legal departments through the acquisition of top legal talent.
Lisa moved to the U.K. from Seattle, where she drank a lot of coffee, took hot yoga classes and enjoyed the performing arts. In her spare time, she still enjoys yoga, the arts, tennis, writing and tap dancing, while living on the outskirts of Sherwood Forest with her family, including two dogs and three cats.
Lisa is no stranger to Major, Lindsey & Africa having spent a year in our Seattle office recruiting associate talent before moving on to recruit internally for Perkins Coie. She then joined Amazon.com as a manager of global talent acquisition, recruiting and placing legal and tech talent internationally.
Prior to entering legal recruiting, Lisa worked as in-house counsel for Labor Ready, Inc., counseling and advising management at this billion-dollar staffing company on a broad range of complex legal, business and strategic issues. Before that, she served as senior deputy prosecuting attorney for King County in Seattle. Lisa began her legal career as a litigation associate for Foster Pepper PLLC.
Boston College Law School: J.D.
Stanford University: B.A., Modern Thought and Literature