Our Team

Our Management Team

Michael Allen
CEO, Mainspring Legal
Michael Allen is the CEO of Mainspring Legal. He is based in the Los Angeles office and focuses exclusively on Partner and General Counsel placements for top firms and companies.

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Zain Atassi
Managing Director
Zain Atassi is a Managing Director based in the Chicago office where she recruits and places high-level attorneys with leading Am Law firms, high-end boutiques, and Fortune 500 companies.

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Ryan Belville
Managing Principal, Lateral Link
Ryan Belville is the Managing Principal of Lateral Link. He is based in the New York office and focuses on moving partners and associates into prominent positions with elite firms and companies throughout the United States.

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Craig Brown
Managing Principal, Bridgeline Solutions
Craig Brown is the Managing Principal of Bridgeline Solutions. He is based in New York City where he oversees temporary placements worldwide with law firms, corporations, and government agencies.

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Gloria Noh Cannon
Principal
Gloria Noh Cannon is a Principal based in the Los Angeles office where she oversees attorney placements in California, Arizona, and Nevada.

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Justin Flowers
Principal
Justin Flowers is a Principal based in the Asia office where he focuses on partner, associate and in-house attorney placements.

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Nick Goseland
Principal
Nick Goseland is a Principal based in California where he oversees attorney placements and client services in California and Asia.

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Scott Hodes
Principal
Scott Hodes is a Principal based in the Southeast where he oversees attorney placements and client services services primarily in Florida, Atlanta, Charlotte, and Nashville.

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Sarah Morris
Managing Principal, Cadence Counsel
Sarah Morris is the Managing Principal of Cadence Counsel. She is based in California and oversees attorney placements and client services at law firms and companies.

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Gloria Sandrino
Principal
Gloria Sandrino is a Principal based in the Los Angeles office where she focuses mainly on partner and group placements.

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Amy Savage
Principal
Amy Savage is a Principal based in the Washington, D.C. office where 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
Larry Scott is a Principal based in Texas where he oversees attorney placements and client services in Texas.

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Directors

Jonathan Birenbaum
Senior Director
Jonathan Birenbaum is a Senior Director based in the New York office. He specializes in the recruitment of partners, counsel, associates, and groups on behalf of law firms and attorneys for in-house counsel roles with corporate law departments in the New York area, across the U.S., Canada, and internationally.

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Wendy Boone
Director
Wendy Boone is a Director based in the Houston office where she focuses on associate, counsel, and partner placements in the Texas market with leading AmLaw firms and high-end boutiques. Prior to joining the company, Wendy was a Senior Partner with a national recruiting firm.

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Carolyn Brenner
Senior Director
Carolyn Brenner is a Senior Director based in California where she focuses on attorney placements and client services at law firms and companies on the West Coast of the United States in California, Oregon, and Washington.

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Andrew Clyne
Senior Director
Andrew is a Senior Director based in the New York office where he focuses on recruiting attorneys at all levels for positions in prominent national, regional, and boutique law firms, as well as Fortune 500 companies, start-ups, and funds.

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Paul Dorfeld
Director
Paul Dorfeld is a Director based in the Chicago office where he recruits and places high-level attorneys with leading Am Law firms, boutiques, and Fortune 500 companies.

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Michael Di Gennaro
Senior Director
Michael Di Gennaro is a Senior Director based in the New York office where he focuses on moving attorneys of all levels of seniority into prominent positions with elite firms and companies throughout the United States.

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Ata Farhadi
Director
Ata Farhadi is a Director based in the Los Angeles office where he oversees associate placements and client services in California, and partner placements nationally.

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Allison Fennell
Director
Allie Fennell is a Director based in Atlanta, GA where she focuses on Associate and Partner placements in law firms throughout the Southeast.

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Miranda Ganguly
Director
Miranda Ganguly is a Director based in the Houston office where she focuses exclusively on lateral partner and group movements in major markets across the United States.

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Abby Gordon
Senior Director
Abby Gordon is a Senior Director in the New York office where she focuses on placements of partners, counsel, and associate candidates for law firms and in-house.

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Emma Hepworth
Director
Emma Hepworth is a Director in the Los Angeles office where she oversees attorney placements at leading law firms and companies in New York and California.

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Bo Kim
Director
Bo Kim is a Director based in the Chicago office where she focuses on associate, partner, and in-house placements of attorneys. With over fifteen years of legal recruiting experience, both on the law firm and legal search side, Bo recruits associates, partners, and in-house lawyers for prominent national, regional, and boutique law firms, as well as corporations.

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Annie Lin
Director
Annie Lin is a Director based in Los Angeles office where she focuses on attorney placements in California and Asia for AmLaw, international law firms, and Fortune 500 companies.

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Kristina Marlow
Senior Director
Kristina Marlow is a Senior Director based in the Washington, D.C. office where she helps attorneys find great jobs and law firms find great attorneys.

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Matt Ritter
Director
Matt Ritter is a Director based in California where he focuses on moving partners and associates into prominent positions with elite firms and companies throughout the U.S., with a focus on the California and New York markets.

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Matthew Rosenberg
Director
Matt Rosenberg is a Director based in the New York office where he oversees attorney placements and client services in New York and across Canada.

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Zach Sandberg
Director
Zach Sandberg is a Director based in the Los Angeles office where he focuses on working with attorneys to find them positions at premier firms and corporations throughout California and the West Coast.

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Edward Wisneski
Director
Ed Wisneski is a Director based in the Washington, D.C. office. A former partner with an AmLaw 100 firm, he focuses on helping partners make successful lateral moves. He also works with top associates in and around the Washington, D.C. area.

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