Rick Skoff is the Managing Director for our Emerging Markets Group. An experienced recruiting professional, Rick brings to Major, Lindsey & Africa significant expertise in recruiting and in-depth market knowledge of the legal profession.
As the leader of the Emerging Markets Group, Rick works with law firm clients to identify needs across their entire firm and then uses the world-class resources of our law firm practice groups—Associate, Partner and Law Firm Management—to ensure those needs are filled with the absolute best match of talent wherever they exist geographically. A strong advocate for his clients, Rick is committed to identifying innovative talent solutions from our breadth of services.
Rick enjoys spending time with his two dogs, playing beach volleyball in Manhattan Beach and hiking in Malibu.
Rick has more than 15 years of executive search and management consulting experience, having previously worked at Spencer Stuart and other major legal recruiting firms.
Prior to his recruiting career, Rick served four years of active military duty as a commissioned naval officer. As a naval officer, he completed a General Practice Residency at the Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton and then elected to serve with the Marines as a triage officer. Rick has received multiple awards and Letters of Commendation and was selected for early promotion to Lieutenant Commander.
Rick received an accelerated combined BS and DMD degree from the University of Pittsburgh.
University of Pittsburgh: B.S., D.M.D., cum laude