Hanover, MD (August 3, 2022) — Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA), the world’s leading legal search firm, announced today that Tisa Bizzarri has joined the firm as a managing director – candidate development with the Interim Legal Talent team, based in New York. Tisa focuses on identifying talented attorneys and paraprofessionals in corporations, nonprofits, law firms and a variety of other legal settings for short-term, project-based and special legal engagements.
“Tisa is an experienced legal recruiter who will be a valuable addition to our New York team,” said Amy Vanderhoff, practice lead – northeast for Interim Legal Talent. “We are excited for her to join the MLA Interim family and look forward to having her help us meet the growing demands of the exploding interim legal marketplace.”
Before coming to Major, Lindsey & Africa, Tisa was the lead engagement manager, United States for ElevateFlex. In this role, she led a team of engagement managers who devoted her time to clients’ in-house and law firm hiring needs, managed candidate engagements and redeployed talent upon completion of their contracts. Prior to that, she was a talent manager for ElevateFlex, where she recruited legal and executive-level professionals to work for AmLaw 100 and Fortune 100 customers as part of their flexible lawyering platform. Tisa began her legal recruiting career with Special Counsel, where she was responsible for the full desk recruiting of legal staff, paralegals and attorneys throughout New Jersey. Tisa first entered the legal industry as a junior lawyer in the bankruptcy field.
“I am thrilled to join Major, Lindsey & Africa’s New York Interim Legal Talent team! Not only do I get to work for the legal industry leader, but I also get to work with a team of professionals who truly are subject matter experts in their field,” said Tisa. “I plan to capitalize on my legal and recruiting knowledge and experience to help legal professionals be as successful as they aspire to be as they take the next step in their career paths.”Tisa earned her J.D. from California Western School of Law and her B.A. from San Diego State University.
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