The Mestel Difference

Founded in 1987, Mestel & Company is a leader in legal search and recruitment consulting with a prominent legacy and a forward-looking vision.  Our dedication to honesty, candor, and integrity sets us apart from our competitors.  Our deep experience, track record, and professional network are unparalleled.  We excel in the advancement of careers for individual associates, of counsel, partners, in-house counsel as well as facilitate the movement of groups and complex law firm mergers.

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Consultants and Services

Our consultants are strategically located nationwide and uniquely operate as one collaborative team.

Awards & Accolades

Mestel & Company wins the award for Best Attorney Placement Firm 2016 – USA in the 2016 CV Magazine Recruitment Awards.  Read more


Mestel & Company has again been named in Lawdragon’s 100 Leading Legal Consultants and Strategiests for 2016.  View the full list

Industry News

Rapper 50 Cent Gets $14.5 Million in Malpractice Settlement

The rapper, actor and businessman known as 50 Cent claimed that his former lawyers from Garvey SchubRead more

After Shooting, Lawyer's Fake Twitter Account Presses 'Pizzagate' Conspiracy

Do lawyers have a special responsibility not to perpetuate fake news?Read more

Simpson Thacher Antitrust Head Joins Weil

Kevin Arquit, head of the antitrust group at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in New York, is poised tRead more

Weil Helps UFC Fighters Unify Against New Octagon Owners

James Quinn, a veteran litigator at Weil and longtime legal advocate for professional athletes, is rRead more

Ravel Law launches analytics tool for entire court systems and jurisdictions

Currently, the field of judicial analytics mainly focuses on individual judges and what their historRead more

Supreme Court rules for Samsung over Apple in smartphone copyright suit

The US Supreme Court [official website] unanimously ruled in favor [opinion, PDF] of Samsung over ApRead more

HRW: China torturing corruption suspects

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is engaging in torture in its efforts to root out political corrupRead more

Former LRA commander pleads not guilty at start of ICC trial

[JURIST] Dominic Ongwen [ICC profile], an alleged former top official in the Lord's Resistance ArmyRead more

Top law firms increasingly go to court to collect fees; is it the new normal?

Large law firms in New York are increasingly seeking to collect unpaid fees from clients by filing sRead more

Supreme Court hears argument in racial gerrymandering cases

The US Supreme Court [official website] on Monday heard oral arguments [day call, PDF] in racial gerRead more

Graduate Sues Oxford University For Preventing Him From Becoming A Lawyer

An Oxford graduate is suing the prestigious university for 1 million pounds ($1.27 million), claiminRead more

National Labor and Employment Firm Starts Pay Equity Practice

Fisher & Phillips, an Atlanta-based labor and employment firm, announced Monday the formation ofRead more

Law Firms Earn Top Marks for LGBT Equality

More law firms than any other type of industry earned perfect scores on the Human Rights Campaign'sRead more

How Law Firms Can Move Beyond Diversity Plan Hype

Are these initiatives moving the needle or are they just great publicity opportunities?Read more

Chicago's Edelson Launches RICO Suit Against Serial Class Action Objector

The lawsuit claims that The Bandas Law Firm extracts "nuisance payments" by filing frivolous motionsRead more

Pentagon announces transfer of Guantanamo detainee to Cape Verde

The US Department of Defense (DOD) [official website] announced [press release] Sunday that Shawqi ARead more

Federal judge orders Michigan recount of presidential ballots

A judge for the US District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan ordered [text, PDF] MichiganRead more

Army Corps of Engineers to find alternate path for Dakota Access Pipeline

The US Army Corps of Engineers [official website] announced Sunday that an alternate route [press reRead more

US security advisors recommend moving away from private prisons for immigration detainees

[JURIST] The Homeland Security Advisory Council (HSAC) on Thursday suggested to Homeland Security SeRead more

Trump supporters challenge recounts in three states

[JURIST] President-elect Donald Trump [official website] and his supporters filed legal challenges iRead more

US Senate unanimously approves Iran sanctions

The US Senate [official website] voted unanimously on Thursday to pass the Iran Sanctions Act [text,Read more

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For now, please contact our team of legal recruiters at or 646.356.0500