Hanover, MD (September 10, 2018)— Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA), the world’s leading legal search firm, today announced that Marguerite Johnson has joined the firm as a managing director in its Texas In-House Practice Group. Based in Houston, Marguerite is an experienced attorney search consultant with strong relationships throughout Texas.
"We are thrilled to welcome Marguerite to our Texas in-house team,” said Chad Marlow, executive director of the In-House Practice Group–West Region. “After 11 years of attorney search, Marguerite has many strong relationships in Texas. Her extensive legal search experience, coupled with her dynamic personality and knowledge of the Texas legal market, will enhance the capabilities of our growing Houston team and help us expand our reach across Texas.”
Marguerite spent 11 years as a director at Parker & Lynch/Prescott Legal Search, where she was dedicated to recruiting attorneys and compliance professionals for many of the country’s leading companies and law firms. A fifth generation attorney, Marguerite practiced law for seven years as a commercial litigator with two firms in Houston before moving into search. Her legal practice focused on complex commercial litigation, with a particular emphasis on energy-related matters.
“As an experienced recruiter, I was attracted to Major, Lindsey & Africa because they have proven themselves to the best in the business when it comes to high-level attorney search,” Marguerite Johnson said. “I am thrilled to be collaborating with such an impressive team and look forward to bringing even more value to my clients as part of the MLA In-House Practice Group.” Marguerite holds a J.D. from the University of Houston and a B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin.