BarkerGilmore is a boutique talent acquisition firm recognized by CEOs, CHROs, GCs, CCOs, and boards as best-in-class legal and compliance executive search consultants and leadership coaches. With a vast network of recruiters and former General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officers, our professionals span the United States. BarkerGilmore’s client roster includes Fortune 1000 companies as well as emerging growth, public, private, and non-profits. Industry specialization includes consumer, energy, financial, healthcare, industrial, and technology companies.
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 retain — the most qualified legal and compliance talent.
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 placement retention rate over the past three years.
Forty-seven percent of our placements in 2019 were diverse.
Our client satisfaction rating is 4.8/5.0
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.
Distinguished General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officers who’ve been in your shoes, ready to solve your most pressing challenges. Our goal is to maximize the experience, passion, networks, and insight of our advisors to help you make better decisions, lead more effectively, and deliver a greater impact.
As a boutique legal and compliance recruitment agency, our headhunters able to use our specialized expertise to implement a targeted search that ensures the best results. We tap into our extensive network of trusted relationships with the best lawyers and compliance officers to hand-pick the most qualified and capable candidates for every opening. Our clients consistently tell us we provide better service, recruit higher quality candidates, get the job done more quickly, and do it all at a better price point than competing global executive search firms.
Our industry knowledge and fine-tuned assessment of talent is a critical key to our success. Because of our focus on in-house counsel and compliance officers, our recruiting organization is able to provide specialized services nationwide that have turned us into the number one legal and compliance search firm in the country.
We've developed a unique approach to in-house legal compliance department recruiting that we call CustomFitSM. We assign every search to a team of researchers and recruiters led by an experienced search consultant. The search team follows a comprehensive multi-step process designed to identify talented professionals who have the skills and credentials essential to succeed in the position. We'll only deliver candidates who meet your exact search criteria and have a sincere interest in the job opening.
Diversity is a core value of the BarkerGilmore team. We are committed to the advancement of others and have surpassed all other search firms in helping clients achieve diversity goals. In 2018, 51 percent of our placements were women, and 26 percent were minorities. We're committed to seeing this number grow in future years.
At BarkerGilmore, we recognize your need to fill legal and compliance openings as quickly as possible. Fortunately, our recruitment process identifies candidates who meet or exceed your hiring criteria — it typically takes 90 days or less to recruit a specialist attorney or corporate compliance officer and approximately 100 days to fill a chief compliance officer or general counsel assignment.
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