Tina Cohen Nicol is a Managing Director in our Chicago office. She specializes in representing attorneys at all levels in the lateral marketplace. During her tenure with us, she has worked with associates, individual partners, partner groups, government attorneys and in-house attorneys. She has placed candidates in AmLaw 200 firms, regional firms and boutiques as well as prominent companies and financial institutions.
As a former litigator, Tina brings her communication, advocacy and negotiation skills to her career as a legal recruiter. She acts as a career counselor to her candidates, bringing deep market expertise as they navigate career options. She also guides them through the entire interview and recruiting process so they are well prepared for any meetings and potential decisions. Candidates have praised Tina’s ability to listen, understand their short-term and long-term goals, and effectively identify appropriate opportunities.
Tina also maintains strong relationships with her clients, working with them hand-in-hand to achieve their hiring objectives. Both candidates and clients have complimented Tina’s professionalism, responsiveness and ability to recognize and connect successful placements.
Tina is originally from Chicago. She lives on the north side with her husband and son.
Prior to joining Major, Lindsey & Africa in 2012, Tina was a practicing attorney with the Office of the Attorney General and Katten & Temple, LLP. Earlier in her career, she worked in the financial services industry.
Tina is a regular presenter to law schools and industry organizations regarding market trends, recruiting techniques and job search tips.
Loyola University of Chicago School of Law: J.D.
Emory University: B.A.
DePaul University, Kellstadt Marketing Center: Certificate in Marketing