October 19, 2010 – Legal search firm Major, Lindsey & Africa has expanded its law firm management practice group with the appointment of Scott Kessler as a managing director. Located in MLA's San Francisco office, Mr. Kessler will focus on filling professional management positions in law firms throughout the country. Prior to joining MLA, he held senior marketing and business development positions at Seyfarth Shaw, Deloitte, and Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison. "We are pleased to welcome Scott to the MLA team," said Melanie Bennet, global practice leader – law firm management practice group. "He understands the importance of professional management to law firms and the unique qualities that make an individual successful in these positions." With offices throughout the U.S., London, Hong Kong and Tokyo, Major, Lindsey & Africa is an executive search firm focused on the legal sector.