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“We are what we repeatedly do;
excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.”
Aristotle

About Us

At Rifkin Consulting, our team of experienced attorney recruiters value long-term relationships over short-term transactions — and it’s these rich relationships that have solidified our position as a valued business partner. Rifkin Consulting acts as an extension of a company’s human resources department, collaborating to secure the highest caliber legal talent.

Our goal is to excel in creating matches with the particular firms where each of these exceptional lawyers will thrive, adding tremendous value to both their careers and the partnerships that profit from their strengths.

How can attorney search consultants help you?  Attorney search consultants wear several “hats”; we are attorney recruiters, law firm consultants, and attorney advocates who work closely with individual lawyers to streamline the quest for more fulfilling employment.  Rifkin Consulting attorney recruiters offer highly-personalized service in these areas of legal search:

  • Attorney Recruiters; Our knowledgeable and resourceful recruiting specialists identify, qualify, attract and engage stellar attorney talent to fill critical positions in our clients’ organizations.

  • Law Firm Consultants; Legal insight and superior resources enable our attorney recruiters to provide valuable counsel to law firms in vital areas including compensation analysis, attorney retention, and strategic growth to maintain a competitive edge in a rapidly- evolving legal market.

  • Attorney Advocates; Our attorney recruiters advance careers by discerning which opportunities best meet our candidates’ long term goals.  We utilize our vast resources, established relationships and cutting-edge technology to identify superior opportunities that meet your criteria…then strategize and customize solutions to facilitate your placement from start to finish.  Unique to our attorney recruiting approach is active post-placement followup to promote seamless integration into your new employment environment.  


Having successfully navigated major economic recessions, today Rifkin Consulting is a trusted advisor to hundreds of employers and corporations seeking to hire attorneys throughout California and the nation.

To gain a deeper understanding of what makes our search processes and placements remain in a league of their own  ... read on.

Representative Clients

Allen Matkins, Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP | Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP | Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP | Seyfarth Shaw LLP | Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP | Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP | Jeffer Mangels Butler and Mitchell LLP | Cooley LLP | Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP | Stradling Yocca Carlson and Rauth LLP | Jones Day | Keker & Van Nest LLP | Morrison & Foerster LLP | Latham & Watkins LLP | O’Melveny & Myers LLP | Greenberg Traurig LLP | Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP | Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP | Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP |
Kasowitz Benson Torres & Friedman LLP | Snell & Wilmer | Bryan Cave | Pepper Hamilton LLP | Dechert LLP | Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth, P.C. | Jones Day | Seyfarth Shaw LLP |
Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP