American Legal: Legal Recruiting Specialists.  Atlanta, New York, Birmingham and International
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Established in 2001 to serve the legal industry, American Legal Search, LLC is a full service, national legal search and consulting firm.

We serve the legal recruiting needs of law firms and corporations in all legal markets throughout the United States and abroad on a retained, contingency, and contract basis.

Our recruiting staff and management include former practicing attorneys with big firm credentials, as well as business people with years of experience, who are nationally recognized leaders in the legal recruiting and staffing industry.

Our Core Business:

  • Law Firms or Corporations seeking long or short term Contract Attorney or Support Staff solutions
  • Partners seeking a new platform
  • Associates interested in new Employment Opportunities
  • Law Firms seeking Acquisitions or Practice Group additions
  • Corporations seeking General Counsel, Associate General Counsel, or Staff Attorneys

American Legal specializes in placing highly skilled lawyers with stellar credentials in a wide variety of practice areas for both permanent and contract attorney needs. Our extensive network of legal professionals gives you immediate access to the top legal talent across the nation.

Our clients include large international law firms and Fortune 100 Corporations, as well as small local firms and businesses.

For more than a decade our legal search consultants have been recruiting and placing attorneys in all major U.S. legal markets and abroad.

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Carter Hoyt
Managing Director

(404) 936-5695

Carter Hoyt is the Managing Director of American Legal Search where she works with candidates and clients, both in law firms and corporate legal departments throughout the country, to fill permanent and contract attorney, paralegal and other legal staffing needs.

Prior to joining ALS, she worked as a legal recruiter for more than five years with a major legal search firm in Atlanta. During that time, she placed associates, partners and groups with both law firms and corporations in Atlanta and around the country. In addition, Carter served for seven years as the National Director of Recruitment and Professional Development for a leading law firm headquartered in Atlanta. Her earlier recruiting career included serving as Senior Recruiting Manager for a Big Four consulting firm and recruiting for two educational institutions in Atlanta."

We know lawyers.

We understand the need for discretion and confidentiality, without question.

We understand the value of personal and professional relationships.

We are experts at leveraging our relationships to best serve our candidates and clients.