About Us

Established in 1988, we are one of the oldest, preeminent, and highly reputable legal search firms in the Chicago metropolitan area. As the only diversity-owned, National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) certified Chicago-based legal recruiting firm, our primary focus is commitment to diversity through attorney recruitment and placement. We have a customized and comprehensive database of over 50,000 candidates as well as a confidential network that has allowed for a 30-year track record of hundreds of successful placements. Whether you are a client or candidate you can expect a pro-active, tailored search for your distinct opportunity. 

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  • “Chicago Legal Search was able to deliver even with hard to find criteria for our in-house legal needs. CLS took time to fully understand our business and exactly what we were looking for in a great match, not just from a technical aspect, but also from a company fit. I appreciated their flexibility and consistency in providing top talent for our company in a timely manner.”

    Sarah Wahlstrom, Human Resources Manager

    Dyson, Inc.