Brett Brown is a veteran legal recruiter with more than a decade of recruiting, law firm consulting, and career coaching experience. His expansive knowledge of the legal landscape in all of California’s major markets enable him to guide law firm partners to the best platforms for their practices. Brett is also adept at guiding law firms seeking a presence in new markets to individuals or groups that mesh with the firm’s culture and practice strengths. Brett is often asked to assist in difficult, niche searches, where his legal background and research skills enable him to identify and present hard to find candidates to interested firms.
Brett has made placements over a broad spectrum of practice areas and legal roles. Brett has placed high profile partners, practice groups and individuals at major law firms, small boutique firms, Fortune 500 companies, and start-ups. Brett has made placements at some of the world’s leading law firms, including Gibson Dunn, O’Melveny & Meyers, Proskauer Rose, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, Paul Hastings, Hogan Lovells, Haynes Boone, Winston & Strawn, McDermott Will & Emery and Thompson Coburn.
Brett previously served as Managing Director at the world’s largest legal search firm. He earned his JD at Temple University School of Law and his undergrad degree at King’s College – where he was an academic all-American swimmer and captain of the volleyball team. Before starting his recruiting practice, Brett was a member of the tax and estate planning group at a law firm in Philadelphia.