Alisa Tazioli, a Managing Director, joined the Seattle office in 2005 and leads in-house counsel searches throughout the Pacific Northwest market. Alisa brings legal recruiting experience both from law firm and corporate settings, having lead corporate counsel searches, including for general counsel, for public and private companies based in the Pacific Northwest. She works on behalf of clients from Fortune 500, publicly traded and privately held, placing high-performing candidates who also mesh well with the organization's culture. She takes the time to understand her client's overall business and working environment and then provides them with deep insights on each candidate she presents. For her candidates, Alisa shares insights about her clients' needs and takes the time to get to know her candidates well to discern if there is a good match for an opportunity.
A lifelong resident of the Seattle area, Alisa enjoys all that the Pacific Northwest has to offer. She is an active board member of the Northwest Minority Job Fair and contributes to her community through other charitable activities. Outside of work, you might find her enjoying live music, cheering on the University of Washington Huskies, reading a good book or exploring the outdoor beauty of the Puget Sound region.
Alisa has spent her entire career in the legal profession. She started her legal career as a courtroom clerk before embarking on the journey of a complex commercial litigation paralegal for two prestigious Seattle area law firms and chalked up the range of discovery and jury trial experience before becoming a law firm recruiter. She then spent five years as attorney recruiting and training manager at Bogle & Gates before joining Microsoft as their in-house recruiter focusing on hiring lawyers, paralegals, contract administrators and program managers, as well as government relations and community affairs professionals.
Throughout her career, Alisa has received awards acknowledging her ability to deliver outstanding results, including multiple achievement awards while at Microsoft, the "MVP Award for Excellence" at Bogle & Gates and an award for outstanding service as executive director of Northwest Minority Job Fair.
University of Washington: B.A., Sociology