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.

Mike Ma, Esq.

Executive Research Consultant
Partners, Groups, and Mergers
New York, NY

“Candidates appreciate my honesty. I tell them that the next career move may not always be what you want, but I make sure they know all the facts before helping them make the most informed decision.”

Mike specializes in recruiting partner-level attorneys and groups. Mike has lived and worked in almost every continent in the world, and was recently involved in a number of high profile group placements for Am Law 100 firms.

Mike joined Mestel & Company in 2012. Prior to becoming a legal recruiter, he practiced complex commercial and general litigation at a prestigious old-line city firm in Australia. He qualified as a Barrister and Solicitor in Australia, England and Wales and was one of the youngest attorneys to be admitted in Australia.

Mike earned his L.L.B./ J.D. with honors and B.A. from Bond University in Australia. He successfully passed the Qualified Lawyers Transfer Test (QLTT), a regulatory exam for foreign licensed attorney who want to practice in England and Wales. Mike is the author of various legal market and legal recruitment publications. He is fluent in English, French, and Mandarin.

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