Hanover, MD (August 22, 2018) — Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA), the world’s leading legal search firm, today announced that Karen Morris has joined the firm as managing director in the Partner Practice Group, and will service the Michigan market. Karen is an experienced recruiter with a unique perspective that provides her with greater insight into the hiring needs of law firms and the career goals of candidates.
"We are delighted to welcome Karen to MLA,” said Laurie Caplane, Senior Executive Director and Managing Partner of Law Firm Partner Search. “Her diverse professional background and experience is a distinct advantage when evaluating law firms’ talent requirements, as Karen fully understands that partner moves require a great degree of delicacy, confidentiality and sophistication.”
Karen has a B.S. in Organization Behavior from Northwestern University. She spent the majority of her career with Latham & Watkins LLP in lateral recruiting roles. In more recent years, she has held several contract positions with notable Am Law 200 firms, and most recently took her recruiting experience in-house with The PeterSan Group.
“Based on my law firm experience, I considered Major, Lindsey & Africa to be, hands down, the best search firm to work with,” said Karen. “I am thrilled and proud to be on the team! In this highly competitive market, finding attorneys with the right expertise who are also the right cultural fit for a firm is what makes by job so fun and rewarding.”