Our Team

Our Management Team

Michael Allen
CEO, Mainspring Legal
Michael Allen is the CEO of Mainspring Legal; Chairman of the Executive Committee; and Co-Managing Principal/Founder at Lateral Link. Based in the Los Angeles office, he focuses exclusively on Partner and General Counsel placements for top firms and companies.

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Ryan Belville
Co-Managing Principal, Lateral Link

Ryan Belville is Co-Managing Principal and member of the Executive Committee at Lateral Link. Based in the New York office, Ryan focuses on moving partners and associates into prominent positions with elite firms and companies throughout the United States.

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Gloria Noh Cannon
Principal, Lateral Link
Gloria Noh Cannon is a Principal and member of the Executive Committee at Lateral Link, where she oversees attorney placements in California, Arizona and Nevada.

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Nick Goseland
Principal, Lateral Link
Nick Goseland is a Principal and member of the Executive Committee at Lateral Link, where he oversees attorney placements and client services in California and Asia.

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Scott Hodes
Principal, Lateral Link
Scott Hodes is a Principal and member of the Executive Committee at Lateral Link, where he oversees attorney placements and client services in Southeast markets, including but not limited to Florida, Atlanta, Charlotte and Nashville.

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Sarah Morris
Managing Principal, Cadence Counsel

Sarah Morris is a Principal at Lateral Link and member of the Management Committee at Cadence Counsel. She is based in California, where she oversees attorney placements and client services at law firms and companies.

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Amy Savage
Principal, Lateral Link
Amy Savage is a Principal and member of the Management Committee at Lateral Link. She focuses on matching attorneys with employers in the D.C. metropolitan area and has placed associates, counsel, partners, and in-house attorneys with some of the finest practices in the world.

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Larry Scott
Principal, Lateral Link

Larry Scott is a Principal and member of the Management Committee at Lateral Link and oversees attorney placements in Texas. Prior to joining Lateral Link, Larry was an Executive Senior Partner with a national recruiting firm.

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Gloria Sandrino
Principal, Lateral Link

Gloria Sandrino is a Principal and member of the Management Committee at Lateral Link. Based in the Los Angeles office, Gloria leverages her vast network of partner and executive contacts to help partner candidates make lateral moves.

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Zain Atassi
Managing Director, Lateral Link
Zain Atassi is Managing Director and member of the Management Committee at Lateral Link. Based in the Chicago office, she recruits and places high-level attorneys with leading Am Law firms, high-end boutiques, and Fortune 500 companies.

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