W. James Legal Search
Attorney Placement Consultants

About Us

Professional Background 

W. James Legal Search, LLC is a legal search and placement organization exclusively dedicated to serving the legal profession. Located in metropolitan Cleveland, Ohio, we work with law firms and corporation law department clients, and with attorneys, on local, regional, and national levels. Contingency and retainer search services are available.

James Mayer, J.D. directs the legal search efforts bringing together clients and candidates in a discreet and professional orchestrated approach.

Attorney to Attorney Service

As an attorney, Jim Mayer specializes in the recruitment of attorneys at all levels, from associate to partner and general counsel. He understands the hiring expectations, pressures, and deadlines of law firms and corporate law departments. He knows how to navigate through the legal marketplace and identity top-notch legal and leadership talent.

Experience as Corporate Counsel and in Private Practice

Jim has served as Counsel for a Fortune 500 firm, as Secretary and General Counsel of a private manufacturer, and in private practice representing business owners and high net-worth individuals. As in-house counsel, he has advised division presidents on antitrust and triple net lease matters, and retained prominent private counsel to consult on tax treaties and out-of-state litigation.

Understanding Attorney Culture

As an attorney and businessman, Jim will assess your needs, evaluate legal competency, and introduce attorneys who will thrive in your particular culture.

Experience in Legal Search

Having served as Director-Legal Search for a national search firm, Jim left that firm to launch W. James Legal Search, LLC. He has successfully placed candidates in key roles at law firms and corporation law departments, and can provide a reference list of satisfied clients.


Contact Us

W.  James Legal Search, LLC
32478 Lake Road
Avon Lake, Ohio 44012

Telephone: 440-653-5070
Web: www.wjameslegalsearch.com
Email: Jim@wjameslegalsearch.com

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