August 10, 2009 – Legal search firm Major, Lindsey & Africa has named Peter Boerner as a managing director in its Houston office. Mr. Boerner will focus on recruiting general counsel and corporate counsel for companies in Texas and the southwest. Prior to joining MLA, he spent more than 10 years with Spencer Stuart. As a principal, Mr. Boerner was a member of the firm’s legal search practice focusing primarily on the recruitment of general counsel, senior counsel and divisional counsel for public and private companies. He completed assignments for clients in a broad range of industries including energy, financial services, media, entertainment, telecommunications and hospitality. “Pete’s experience in the legal recruiting world and his in-depth knowledge of the Texas legal market characterize the expertise clients have come to expect from the company that offers the best legal search services available,” said Bob Graff, partner and global practice manager – in-house practice group. “We are excited to have him join MLA.” With offices throughout the U.S., London, Hong Kong and Tokyo, Major, Lindsey & Africa is an executive search firm focused on the legal sector.