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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  • “Freeborn & Peters relies on Chicago Legal Search for more than mere resumes, we look to them for advice and counsel regarding individuals.  Chicago Legal Search consistently takes the time to learn and understand our firm’s special practice needs and goals, as well as our unique philosophy and culture, to help us achieve long-term, rewarding professional relationships.  There exists with Chicago Legal Search a sense of trust and commitment that is seldom duplicated by other professionals.”

    William N. Howard, Esq.,

    Freeborn & Peters