BarkerGilmore: The Top Legal and Compliance Recruitment Firm in the United States

We redefine the client experience in Legal and Compliance Recruiting, Advisory Services, and Leadership Development


BarkerGilmore is a boutique firm recognized by CEOs, boards, and executives as best-in-class Legal and Compliance executive search consultants, GC and CCO advisors and leadership coaches. The GC&CCO AdvantageSM provides a vast network of advisors and recruiters spanning across the United States; BarkerGilmore’s client roster includes leading consumer, energy, financial, healthcare, industrial, and technology companies.

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We are experts in building and developing world class legal and compliance departments.

We have a strong track record of success, retention, diversity and customer satisfaction. Our results set us apart and ensure that you'll hire, and keep, the most qualified candidates.

When you work with us, you get a history of success that leads the search industry:

  • We've successfully completed 98 percent of all the searches we've started.
  • We have a 96 percent retention rate of placements over the past three years.
  • 55 percent of all our placements in 2018 were diverse.
  • Our client satisfaction rating is 4.7/5.0

A boutique firm combining an extensive professional network
with strong commitment to exceptional client service.


Legal & Compliance Recruiting

An increasingly complex business environment demands strong, business savvy in-house counsel and compliance leaders. Our profound understanding of the legal and compliance field, our access to the most capable candidates, and our unique assessment abilities allow us to find the talent that perfectly aligns with your culture and business strategy.

Legal Recruiting

Compliance Recruiting

We provide legal and compliance solutions across all industries.


Consumer products, retail and apparel, media and entertainment, hospitality and leisure.



Oil and gas, renewable, utilities.



Asset management, consumer and commercial finance, financial technology, hedge funds, insurance, investment banking, private equity, real estate, wealth management.



Biotechnology, healthcare services, managed care, medical devices and diagnostics, pharmaceuticals, research and development.



Aerospace, defense and aviation, agribusiness, automotive, building products, capital equipment, chemicals, engineering, construction and infrastructure, mining and metals, paper and packaging, transportation and logistics.



Big data and analytics, cloud, communications, hardware systems and semiconductor, mobility, software and Internet.

We decided from the outset to focus on finding a recruiter who specialized in compliance talent, because it’s an emerging field and we felt we would be best served by someone who concentrated on this field. BarkerGilmore didn’t disappoint! From the first conversation to helping us close our top candidate, their guidance, advice, access to talent, and complete dedication to our requirements made this a great experience. I’m happy to be an advocate for BarkerGilmore. They deliver on their promises.

Pat Menke – VP, Human Resources, Bumble Bee Seafoods


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