September 23, 2015 – Fox Rodney Search (FRS) has expanded its global legal search practice on the West Coast with the opening of a new office in San Francisco/Silicon Valley. Led by director Kelli Fiore, the West Coast office will join three other locations across the U.S. tasked with identifying and recruiting candidates in the legal profession.
“Kelli’s appointment as director of our new office is a significant step for the firm as we broaden our search services on the West Coast to our global client base,” said Michael Ellenhorn, managing director (U.S.) for Fox Rodney Search. “We are committed to delivering exceptional recruitment services by partnering with our clients to understand their immediate and longer-term goals and Kelli’s expertise and deep market relationships make her an ideal fit.”
Ms. Fiore joins FRS from recruitment boutique Fillmore Search Group, where she was vice president of legal and technology, specializing in contract and direct hire placements, associate & partner laterals and in-house counsel placements, on both a local and national level. She also served as practice leader, legal, Northern California for The Mergis Group.
Ms. Fiore began her legal career in the San Francisco Bay Area in 1998 with Latham & Watkins’ San Francisco office. She then moved into the legal recruiting space with Robert Half Legal’s Silicon Valley office. Later, as director of attorney & paralegal contract placement in the firm’s San Francisco office, she handled larger outsourcing projects involving reviews requiring as many as 50 attorneys, both domestically and internationally.
Stephen Rodney, CEO of Fox Rodney Search, said: “Kelli has held leadership roles in both boutiques as well as Fortune 500 firms and has a proven track record of success. She has developed a West Coast network that will be a tremendous boost to both our U.S. and global businesses and will significantly broaden our national capabilities, as well as our market visibility and bandwidth.”
Fox Rodney Search is a global executive search firm which focuses on the partner, associate and senior in-house legal markets in London, Europe, the Middle East, the U.S. and Asia. Established in 2000, it has offices in London, Paris, New York, Washington, D.C., and is associated with Asia Search Partners in Hong Kong.
Contributed by Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor, Hunt Scanlon Media