Chicago's Leading Legal Search Firm

At McCormack Schreiber, we recruit and place attorneys and paralegals. We leverage our extensive Chicago legal search knowledge and experience in the legal industry to help you find the right fit, whether you are seeking a new opportunity or are searching for top legal talent.

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About McCormack Schreiber

We Dominate The Chicago Legal Search Market

​As a longtime leader in the legal recruiting industry, McCormack Schreiber has successfully placed talented partners, associates and paralegals at Chicago’s premier large, midsize and boutique firms. We also regularly place attorneys of all levels at premier corporate legal departments. When it comes to legal recruiters in Chicago, let McCormack Schreiber be your go-to resource.

Our Expertise

Our knowledge of the legal market and extensive network of contacts serve as a unique and valuable resource for both employers and job seekers in need of legal recruiters. We understand the sensitive nature of lateral career moves, and it is our goal to ensure the most professional, ethical and confidential search process possible.


Facilitating lateral moves for law firm partners and groups


Placing associates at law firms of all sizes


Hiring for your corporate legal department? We’ll lead the way

Paralegals/Legal Professionals

Recruiting paralegals and other legal professionals for both law firms and corporations

Delivering Top Legal Talent

We understand the importance of each addition to your legal team, and we pride ourselves on providing the highest level of professionalism, service and results.  Our law firm clients range from large international law firms to exciting mid-size and boutique firms. Our in-house clients include regional, national, and global Fortune 500 companies.

What Our Clients Say About Us

Managing Partner, Levenfeld Pearlstein, LLC Managing Partner, Levenfeld Pearlstein, LLC

We want to thank Gay and Amy and their team for all their efforts in helping recruit talented people to LP. We look forward to a continued partnership with McCormack Schreiber, and want to thank them for enhancing LP’s brand in the legal community.

Attorney Recruiting Manager Large International Law Firm

I’ve worked with the professionals at McCormack Schreiber for years. Not only do they understand the culture of my firm and recommend candidates who fit our needs, but they’re also just really quality people. McCormack Schreiber sends top-notch candidates to our firm. I have confidence when I am working with them; they make the whole process easier.

Director of Attorney Recruitment and Professional Development, Much Shelist, P.C.

What distinguishes McCormack Schreiber is their very high level of professionalism. They are deliberate and thoughtful and truly concerned about the welfare of their clients. McCormack Schreiber isn’t about making the quick sale or producing volumes of resumes. They’re about quality and making a successful placement.

Senior Managing Director and General Counsel Financial Services Firm

Law firms and companies respect McCormack Schreiber. They are consummate professionals and understand that it’s not just about getting the placement, it’s about securing the right placement for both the company and the candidate.

Director of Human Resources Litigation Boutique Law Firm

McCormack Schreiber assisted us to find a truly on-point and top-credentialed attorney for a complex and substantive litigation project. I highly recommend McCormack Schreiber for contract attorney staffing needs.

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