Pamela Salling, a director on our In-House Counsel Recruiting team, is focused on identifying highly qualified general counsel, senior-level attorneys and compliance professionals for a broad range of global, national and regional companies. When working with corporate clients, Pamela values a consultative approach and takes the time to understand each clients' unique needs, cultures and dynamics.
When she is not working to build legal dream teams, Pamela enjoys spending time with her husband, Jeff, an in-house attorney for Novartis, and their two children, Francie Joy (17) and Hunter (4). Pamela's passion projects include supporting foster care (foster/adopt mom, CASA), rare disease research (The Wolverine Foundation), foreign exchange (ICEE host parent) and various Autism charities.
Before joining Major, Lindsey & Africa, Pamela practiced law for nearly 10 years, primarily representing healthcare providers in litigation, administrative and employment matters. While working as a lawyer, she also served as a professor, developing and teaching the curriculum for multiple negotiation and mediation courses at St. Edward's University's Graduate School of Management and Business. She also taught business and media law courses at the Art Institute of Austin.
After practice, Pamela moved into consulting. She worked with firms and corporate clients to create and manage high-quality, cost-efficient and defensible solutions during the discovery phase of litigation and regulatory investigations. She implemented solutions for information governance, forensics, eDiscovery processing and hosting, technology-assisted review, and advanced analytics. After working domestically, Pamela moved to Switzerland to expand her employer's service offerings into the continental European market.
While in law school, Pamela clerked for Chief Judge Russell of the United States Bankruptcy Court.
Pepperdine University School of Law & Straus Institute of Dispute Resolution: J.D. & Dispute Resolution
Hope College: B.A., Communication, magna cum laude