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.
National Senior Executive Director
Partners, Groups, and Mergers
New York, NY
Sam’s expertise is guiding and advising partners as they seek to move their practices to better platforms in order to fully address their clients’ needs and strengthen their economic position. He has spearheaded the company’s lateral partner efforts, helped Am Law 100 firms expand in domestic and foreign markets, and facilitated national law firm mergers. Sam has 20 years of legal recruiting experience.
Sam joined Mestel & Company in 1998. Previously, Sam led a China-based pharmaceutical and medical imaging company that traded products in Asia and Latin America. Earlier in his career, he was general counsel to an energy company as well as a partner in a mid-size New York based law firm.
Sam earned his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School, where he served as Notes Editor of the Law Review. He earned his B.A. in government from Binghamton University. Sam enjoys spending time with his wife, reading books on history and social psychology, and swimming.