Mestel & Company's Recognized Consultants

Our greatest strength lies in our exceptional team of industry-recognized placement consultants, who are dedicated to candor, integrity, and the highest quality of service. They provide expert guidance and valuable knowledge from having strong relationships with each client’s key decision makers and conducting diligent market research. We know that the combination of intelligence, effort, experience, and sensitivity to the importance of every attorney’s career trajectory creates excellent results. Our success is proven through the company’s thousands of outstanding placements and in the unwavering loyalty of our clients and attorneys.

Adrianne Kalyna, Esq.

Executive Managing Director Associates, Counsel, and Partners Chicago, IL

“After having placed over 100 attorneys, I have deep knowledge of the market and strong insight into the motivations of my candidates. My placements have gone on to achieve their short term and long term career goals and as a result, recommend my services to their friends and colleagues.”

Adrianne’s expertise is working with law firms and corporations to identify, attract, and hire the best qualified legal candidates. Throughout her legal recruiting career, she has placed numerous partners, associates, and non-attorney leaders at Am Law 100 firms and boutique firms as well as companies of all industries across the U.S.  Law firms and corporations look to Adrianne to identify, attract and hire the top legal candidates.  She is relentless in her pursuit of candidates that will best fit for the long-term achieving a very high satisfaction rate for both candidates and clients.

When Adrianne joined Mestel & Company in 2003, she brought with her valuable recruiting experience and knowledge. Previously, Adrianne worked at a nationwide executive search firm, specializing in senior executive searches. Before becoming a legal recruiter, she was a litigator with a law firm in Phoenix, AZ, where she was a partner before being appointed as the United States Trustee for the District of Arizona.  Adrianne’s firsthand experience as a litigator and partner allows her to understand the nuances of the legal profession and leverage the network she has built.

Adrianne earned her J.D. from Arizona State University and B.A. from the University of Arizona. She is on the Women’s Board of the Rehabilitation Institute in Chicago and a supporter of the Food Depository of Chicago and Sarah’s Place, a refuge for battered women.

Contact Adrianne

adrianne@mestel.com
312.489.2157