April 7, 2011 – Search firm Major, Lindsey & Africa has placed Christane Sheehan as director of administration in the New York office of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP. The search was led by Melanie Bennet, global practice leader of MLA’s law firm management practice, and Scott Kessler, managing director in the law firm management practice. “Chris brings to Pillsbury a solid understanding of a professional services firm and structure from financial, operational and human resources perspectives,” said Ms. Bennet. Ms. Sheehan joins Pillsbury following a distinguished career at McKinsey & Company. As director of administration for McKinsey’s business technology office, she led the administrative, human resources and operational functions. Pillsbury is a full-service law firm with strengths in the energy, financial services, real estate and technology sectors. With offices throughout the U.S., London, Hong Kong and Tokyo, Major, Lindsey & Africa is an executive search firm focused on the legal sector.