Legal Executive Search


Recruiting General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officers, and key in-house counsel and compliance executives

As business continues to grow more complex, organizations of all sizes and across all industries are seeking key in-house legal executives to mitigate risk and provide sound guidance to executive leadership teams. When a company makes the right hire in this area, the role brings immediate and lasting returns on the investment.

Recruiting in-house talent, from the GC down.

That’s why at JM Search, we’ve built a highly experienced and deeply connected team of experts dedicated to matching exceptional in-house legal and compliance leaders with private equity-backed, private, and public companies. We understand the critical importance of getting it right when working at the GC, Chief Legal Officer, and Chief Compliance Officer level and are dedicated to supporting the ever-evolving needs of our clients and their businesses. Since 1980, we’ve expected nothing less and neither should you.

Partnering with you

With deep functional and sector-specific expertise, our partners have built expansive professional networks from decades of firsthand experience.

Executive positions recruited

Our team is comprised of former C-level executives and deeply experienced executive recruiting experts that know how to assess top talent across the following key roles:

  • General Counsel (GC)
  • Chief Legal Officer (CLO)
  • Chief Compliance Officer (CCO)
  • Chief Privacy Officer (CPO)
  • Chief Regulatory Officer
  • SVP/VP Regulatory
  • SVP/VP Compliance

Building diverse, equitable, & inclusive leadership teams

JM Search is committed to helping build more diverse and inclusive organizations – where all voices are heard and valued, and where employees can comfortably bring their whole selves to the workplace. We understand that each organization is at a different stage of their own DE&I journey. We strive to support clients with advancing their goals through a collaborative, thoughtful, and actionable human capital strategy, and are committed to bringing a diverse slate of qualified candidates to each search.

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