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Heather Fine - Legal Recruiting Chicago


Heather Fine, a Partner in our In-House Counsel Recruiting, specializes in placing attorneys within in-house legal departments throughout the Midwest and across the United States. She handles searches ranging from corporate counsel positions to general counsel roles in a variety of industries, including manufacturing, higher education, not-for-profit, healthcare, consumer products, telecommunications, retail, technology, pharmaceuticals, professional services and financial services. Over the last several years, Heather has managed searches for public and private companies of all sizes (including several within the Fortune 500). Her extensive recruiting experience allows her to excel at matching her clients with the best candidate for the company.

Heather is a passionate advocate for increasing diversity within the legal profession. As such, she is a member of our In-House Diversity & Inclusion Committee, a group of talented recruiters dedicated to attracting, developing and retaining diverse talent for our clients and our own organization.

In addition, Heather has authored articles related to the legal search field and also speaks regularly at various conferences and on panels on related subjects. Outside of work, Heather enjoys running and loves to travel whenever she has the chance. She also is a board member at Legal Prep Charter Academy and Children’s Home & Aid in Chicago.

Prior to joining Major, Lindsey & Africa, Heather worked for several years at the Children's Law Center in Washington, D.C., representing children in the foster care system. She also served as counsel for the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs' Special Investigation into Hurricane Katrina.

Heather began her legal career in a boutique firm in the D.C. metro area. Prior to entering law school, she worked on Capitol Hill for a United States Senator.

Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law: J.D., with honors

Colby College: B.A.

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Admitted to practice in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Illinois

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