Forbes recognizes The Advocates as the top Legal Industry Executive Search firm in the US!

DENVER, May 13, 2019 — The Advocates, a legal search firm headquartered in Denver, CO, announced today that Forbes once again recognized The Advocates as one of America’s Best Executive Recruiting/Search firms from over 17,000 nominations. In a client and peer survey covering 5,000 clients and candidates and 25,000 Executive Recruiters, The Advocates was one of only a handful of purely Legal Search firms to make the cut and moved up 30 places in the overall Executive Search rankings from 2018.

“We are excited to be honored once again by Forbes and particularly proud that

we moved up in the rankings while expanding in Texas” said Marcus Ollig, The

Advocates President and founder. “We have been assisting our clients in their

most strategic searches for some time and appreciate their support as well as the

recognition from industry peers.”

The criteria used by Forbes and Statista, matches up well to The Advocates’ proprietary processes. The Advocates uses these processes to develop a deeper understanding of their clients and candidates, assisting clients with their most strategic searches and building out their teams, while helping candidates find opportunities where they can truly build their career.

Forbes used the following criteria:

• Selection criteria for candidates included:

• Quality of process

• Quality and professionalism of communication

For buyers of executive search services, the criteria included:

• Quality and selection of offered candidates and their fit within unique environments • Quality of process and communication e.g. purposeful, keeping commitments, responsiveness

• Understanding of unique company/firm culture

• Price-performance ratio for offered services

Finally, other Executive Recruiters were asked to recommend recruiting firms in a situation where they could not provide a particular service or industry focus themselves.

Marcus Ollig is a business veteran with over 25 years’ experience in both the public and private sectors. He developed The Advocates’ unique processes, designed to gain a deeper understanding of clients’ and candidates’ needs. His program reflects the best practices learned over his career and dramatically improves our clients ability to add strategic resources, and reduce employee turnover. He has consulted with law firm leaders on law firm wide variety of strategic management issues, consultative marketing techniques, associate retention, and interviewing practices. Mr. Ollig’s practice is centered on law firm mergers and partner placement.

About The Advocates

Established in 2002, The Advocates has earned a reputation as a pre-eminent legal search firm. Their exclusive process, industry knowledge and insight, and no-risk guarantees help law firms and corporations find the right candidates- the first time. The Advocates’ unique processes were designed to save clients time and reduce turnover through a deeper level of understanding of clients and candidates. The Advocates’ extensive experience is focused on serving law firms and corporate legal departments, and includes law firm merger and succession planning, retained search services for law firm partners and General Counsel, and executive search services for associates, in house counsel and other legal professionals. The firm also provides outplacement services and career advice for attorneys. The Advocates has a sister company, Targeted Legal Staffing Solutions, which provides temporary, temporary-to-hire, and direct hire legal professionals to law firms and corporate legal departments.

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