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Michael Shulklapper is a Managing Director on our Los Angeles In-House Counsel Recruiting team. He is an experienced legal recruiter who specializes in placing attorneys at all levels, including general counsel. Michael has been placing corporate attorneys for more than 15 years in a variety of industries with a range of clients from emerging growth companies to Fortune 100 organizations. In addition to assisting domestic companies with their attorney hiring, Michael frequently collaborates with his colleagues in our European and Asia offices to assist with overseas needs.

Michael takes great care to understand his clients' needs and challenges as well as their corporate culture. He doggedly works to identify the right candidates who will enhance his clients’ teams, taking a proactive approach within the market and persistently connecting with top candidates until the right match is made. Michael is also dedicated to finding his candidates jobs that they will be passionate about and that create growth for them as individuals. He prides himself on his ability to build relationships and gaining trust through open dialogue and active listening in order to fully understand attorneys’ desires and goals. Michael truly believes that the right match will improve the life of the lawyer making a move and the possibilities within the legal department they join.

In his spare time, Michael enjoys participating in and watching sports, particularly tennis, running and basketball.

Prior to joining Major, Lindsey & Africa, Michael worked for a leading online publisher, where he partnered with general counsel and law firm leaders to find solutions to some of the technology issues they encounter on a daily basis.

Western Michigan University Cooley Law School

Hobart & William Smith College

Michael has placed general counsel and a variety of attorneys within organizations in the following industries:

  • Aerospace and defense
  • Healthcare organizations (public and private)
  • Higher education
  • REITs and other real estate companies
  • Technology and electronics
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