Lawyer Jobs2020-09-30T16:29:07-07:00

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Partners | Associates | Counsel

Prestigious and forward-thinking law firms realize competitive advantage is created, in part, by strategically placing attorneys in lawyer jobs that are designated key positions. Therefore, preeminent firms often turn to Rifkin Consulting … our attorney recruiters help them identify the most talented attorneys in the nation, across all disciplines of law.

Rifkin Consulting’s premier access to firm chairs, managing partners, practice group leaders, and recruiting directors helps us deliver quality market intelligence and greater opportunities to our candidates. Our innovative, internal processes lead to lawyer jobs that are perfect matches for our candidates and we’ve earned a reputation as one of California’s leading legal placement firms. We become trusted advisors to our candidates, as they rely on us to be their strongest advocate during important career transitions for lawyer jobs that will not only last… but also help advance their career to the next level.

We listen. We understand. We deliver.

At Rifkin Consulting, we value long term relationships over short term transactions.

Whether you are a Partner, Counsel or Associate attorney, your reasons for considering a career move are unique, yet all have one goal in common…career satisfaction.   We take the time to understand your career objectives and present lawyer jobs that are carefully-tailored opportunities to meet those goals.

At no cost to our candidates, our recruiting services include:

  • Strategic assessment of candidate goals, strengths, weaknesses, skills
  • Assistance with proper resume revision and submission documentation
  • Match candidates to positions in law firms which reflect their values and ideals
  • Provide current information regarding a firm’s culture, compensation, practice group dynamics and reputation to help candidates make informed decisions
  • Guide candidates through the hiring and interviewing process
  • Compensation negotiation assistance, coordination regarding relocation where relevant
  • Career planning and strategic goal setting to help define your career path
  • Continued support for candidates after placement

Recruiters at Rifkin Consulting have a large database of lawyer jobs in most practice areas throughout California and nationwide. Additionally, our longstanding relationships with firms and companies often place us in the enviable position of accessing lawyer jobs that are unlisted.

If you are an Attorney interested in exploring opportunities, contact us today for a confidential consultation. We guarantee you will be impressed by our approachability and responsiveness.

Why choose Rifkin Consulting as your career partner?  In their own words…


Our Market Advantage

Our geographic market for attorney jobs is primarily California, offering referrals to trusted national and international affiliates. From large law firms to specialized boutiques, Rifkin Consulting has the contacts and the information you need to make informed choices. We regularly provide advice and counsel to individual attorneys about topnotch attorney jobs, and to law firms about acquiring and retaining legal talent based on specific needs and long-term goals. The clients with whom we work are numerous and diverse, presenting attorney jobs opportunities for growing a distinguished legal practice. A representative sampling includes, but is not limited to:

Bryan Cave LLP
Crowell Moring LLP
Dechert LLP
Dorsey LLP
Duane Morris LLP
Foley & Lardner LLP
Gibson Dunn LLP
Irell & Manella LLP
Jones Day LLP
K&L Gates LLP
Latham & Watkins LLP
Manatt LLP
McDermott Will & Emery LLP
Morris Foerster LLP
Morgan Lewis LLP
O'Melveny LLP
Orrick LLP
Paul Hastings LLP
Perkins Cole LLP
Quinn Emanuel LLP
Reed Smith LLP
Sheppard Mullin LLP
Skadden LLP
Snell & Wilmer LLP
Stradling LLP
Littler LLP
White & Castle LLP
Carothers DiSante Freudenberger LLP
“Because of Rifkin Consulting, I landed my dream job. Diane took the time to understand me and my objectives, and when coupled with her extensive network and industry knowledge, the result was a perfect match for me and my employer! Diane’s responsiveness and genuine commitment to my well-being made the process of moving on after a decade with the same firm much easier. There is no way I’ll ever be able to adequately thank Diane for all she has done for me!”
J.M., In-House Placement, Southern California

“It is with great pleasure that I recommend Rifkin Consulting, considering I have worked with Diane Rifkin for several years and have found her to be very knowledgeable about the legal community. Whether she is representing prospective attorney candidates or working on a firm search, she consistently demonstrates a high degree of moral and ethical standards. Diane can be counted on for results, efficiency, candor, and confidentiality, while maintaining the human element and sensitivity that is sometimes lost with professional recruiters. I cannot say enough good things about Diane’s professionalism.”

Lorraine Connally, Director of Legal Recruiting at Allen Matkins
“Through an invaluable combination of her professional (yet good-natured) demeanor, her active listening skills, her sound judgment, her established contacts, and above all else, her obvious desire to put me in the right place (not just any place), I am finally working at a firm whose interests and priorities are identical to my own.”
R.J., (Southern California)

“The relationship that you have taken the time to develop with the partners at [law firm] was absolutely critical in my securing this position…. The fact that these partners always seem to make immediate time for you is a testament to your high level of professionalism and your reputation in the community. All of your candidates should feel good about their chances for success once they are presented by you.”

T.K., (Southern California)

“Rifkin Consulting, Inc., impressed me as a professional organization that moves quickly and effectively in its searches. The process they utilized to immediately review my resume, interview me, and begin the process of review…resulted in employment at a new job in less than three weeks.”

A.B., (In House, Southern California)

“As a result of Diane’s superlative knowledge of the legal market and years of experiences, coupled with her ability to understand my particular career objectives, Diane was immediately able to place me with her contacts that enable me to achieve my next career move. I am forever grateful…”

N.H., (Northern California)

“Diane really listens to her clients. She uncovers leads that firms do not advertise. She keeps her clients informed. And she always calls them back promptly. I cannot recommend Diane Rifkin more highly.”

H.K., (Southern California)

“What impressed me most about Rifkin Consulting was their honest commitment to finding me the best placement based on listening to my needs and wishes… my resume was handled with the utmost confidence and care…without a second thought, I would use them again should the need arise.”

M.S., (Southern California)

“It is with the utmost enthusiasm that I recommend Diane. Her genuine concern for her client’s interests, knowledge of the market, communication skills, dependability and integrity separate her from anyone else I ever dealt with.”

C.S., (Southern California)

“Ms. Rifkin negotiated the terms of my employment with my new firm providing me with a competitive salary and an opportunity for a salary increase at the end of my first six months at the firm.”

C.C. , (Southern California)

“What was particularly great about working with Diane is that she took real time to learn my background, interests and needs before presenting opportunities. With that, I was always confident that any opportunity we discussed was a good fit for me.”

A.N., (Southern California)

“Your attention to my needs and interests, your initiative in creating and introducing me to an opportunity that matched my interests, and your responsiveness and good judgment along the way led me to a truly rewarding career change.”

M.P., (Southern California)

“Ms. Rifkin’s candor, professionalism, and affable nature made it a pleasure and a privilege to work together. Her methods of keeping me informed coupled with her knowledge of firms and industry, assured me that my particular job search was a priority.

M.S., (Southern California)

In today’s global arena, having Rifkin Consulting as a trusted advisor helps attorneys navigate complex career moves and gain a true competitive edge.