President and Founder
MRK Legal Search Consultants
Michael has been a legal recruiter since 1997 and refined his skills at the largest and best well-known legal search firms in the world.
Prior to launching MRK Legal Search Consultants, he was the US Managing Partner for a Global Legal Search Firm headquartered in London.
Originally from Dublin, Ireland Michael earned his
law degree (with Honors) from Trinity College Dublin
in 1992 and qualified to practice law in New York State in 1996.
He has worked as a legal recruiter in New York, Chicago, San Francisco and Detroit.
Over the course of his
recruiting career Michael
has advised on and placed attorneys at all levels of the legal profession in the United States, Central America, Europe and Asia.
placements include the Chief Legal Officer of one of the World's largest companies as well as senior legal executives at multiple Fortune 500 corporations.
has advised large global law firms on opening offices in Europe and Asia, as well as placing both lateral Partners and Associates.
We have used Michael
to assist us on multiple searches and he
has never failed us.
He is a very experienced recruiter who produces impressive results within very tight time frames.
is not afraid to provide frank and honest feedback and sends us only the finest candidates.
is flexible, fast, highly professional and knows what he
also frequently assists his
clients on search assignments in Europe and Asia.
worked with me to place me at Kraft Foods
is professional, personable, persistent and reliable.
The process took longer than expected and Michael
was fantastic about following up on a regular basis.