Legal US


United States

United States legal recruitment

Our reputable US Legal Practice focuses on placing attorneys into leading law firms across the United States, with particular expertise in key markets such as New York, Los Angeles, Washington D.C., Texas and Chicago.

Our global practice has worked in partnership with numerous leading US practices for over 20 years and it is this understanding of our clients which allow us to provide expert advice to those looking to move. Our long-term relationship approach with attorneys allows us to be uniquely placed to assist them when they are ready to move, fully understanding their motivations and manage the hiring processes more effectively.

Market knowledge

Our in-depth knowledge of the market and partnerships with law firms means that we are extremely well placed to advise on your potential move and make sure you are only looking at options that really meet what you are looking for

Global reach

Our ability to work with our clients globally by making the most of our international offices and platform means that we have access to numerous roles that are either exclusive or retained with Hydrogen

Long-term relationships

We have partnered with our clients for many years and truly understand their business and what they are looking for. This allows us to present the right opportunities for you and has led to 75% of our candidates accepting offers within three months of beginning their application process

Our services

To help our clients in the US attract the best legal talent, we have developed a number of different services and solutions that we tailor to their unique needs.

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Candidate Engagement Events
Contingent Search
Exclusive Search
Market Mapping
Retained Search

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Our team

Thomas Hartwell
Thomas Hartwell
Associate Director, Legal International View profile
Aaron Burton
Aaron Burton
Principal Consultant View profile
Adam Smith
Adam Smith
Consultant View profile
Kai Fogarty
Kai Fogarty
Associate Consultant View profile

It’s a job we love because the lawyers we work with are some of the brightest you’ll ever come across