March 14, 2013 – Morgan Samuels, an L.A.-based human capital consulting firm, has acquired Lambert Consulting Partners Inc., an Orange County, CA-based human capital strategy consulting firm. The transaction includes the addition of founder Robert J. Lambert who joins Morgan Samuels as a senior client partner. Lambert Consulting Partners, founded in 2003, focused on human capital strategy, leadership development, workforce planning, organizational effectiveness, and executive coaching. "Bob brings to Morgan Samuels a unique perspective, having built first-rate executive teams as both a senior operating executive and a human capital consultant,” said Janice DiPietro, president of Morgan Samuels. “His experience, knowledge, and his firm’s resources further strengthen Morgan Samuels’ human capital consulting services.” Before founding his own firm, Mr.Lambert was the founding partner of Heidrick & Struggles’ Orange County office, and later the founder and managing partner of CTPartners’ Orange County office. Morgan Samuels is a global human capital consulting firm with a focus on retained executive search.