Our Mission

Founded in 1987, HCMC Legal, the parent company of Mestel & Company and Hire Counsel, is the pioneer and trusted partner for law firms, corporations, and legal professionals. Our mission is to fuel the growth of our clients, candidates, and employees by creating innovative and flexible solutions, driven by our market expertise.

Awards & Accolades

HCMC Legal is proud to be recognized with these 2018 industry awards:

  • Best of Legal Recruiters (Corporate Counsel)
  • 100 Leading Legal Consultants and Strategists (Lawdragon)
  • Best Professional Recruiting Firms (Forbes)
  • Best Executive Recruiting Firms (Forbes)
  • Best Legal Staffing Provider – USA (CV Magazine)
  • Best Staffing Providers for Legal/Litigation Staffing (The Recorder)

See previous awards.

Recruiters and Services

Our recruiters are strategically located nationwide and work as a collaborative team to connect clients and candidates with the best talent and opportunities in the market.


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