Excellence in Legal Recruiting


Palmer Kent Associates is a results-driven executive search firm specializing in the recruitment and placement of exceptional attorneys for leading law firms, specialty boutique firms and corporate law departments throughout the world. With more than 60 years of combined experience in the legal recruiting field, Palmer Kent Associates work with the largest and most respected law firms and in-house legal departments in the world, placing many partners, practice groups, counsel, associates and in-house counsel. We enjoy an outstanding reputation among both candidates and legal employers by providing most thorough and confidential searches. We welcome the opportunity to work with you!


Palmer Kent Associates is defined by its Core Values which reflect what is truly important to us as an organization. Learn more about us and our Core Values.



Law Firm Clients



Palmer Kent Associates works as a partner with its international, national, and regional law firm clients. We work closely with the firm executive committee to understand and help devise the overall direction of the firm. We then source the best lateral talent to achieve the plan. Learn More






Palmer Kent Associates works closely with individual attorneys (in particular Partner level candidates) and groups to share career opportunities and to formulate a strategy to maximize their particular talents in conjunction with their goals. Learn More




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