We work with law firms and companies across the country and internationally on a wide variety of searches.  Contact us to discuss your desired market. 

Here is a sampling of positions on which we are currently focused. 

Insurance Coverage Associate - Chicago

Outstanding insurance litigation firm is looking for an insurance coverage associate with 3-10 years in Chicago for insurance monitoring work. They would probably consider someone with more than that. Federal court litigation experience is a huge plus- Cook County court experience is not necessary. The firm prefer Chicago or Chicago-area attorneys, or those willing to relocate themselves. Pay is very competitive for insurance litigation work.

MedMal or Senior Housing Litigation Associate - NYC

Prestigious national firm seeks associates with 2-9 years experience in Med-Mal and Senior Housing Litigation for their new NYC office. Attorneys can also work on the regulatory side of this practice in addition to litigation. This is a new office of a large firm, so you will be getting in on the ground floor. Attorneys can work from home part of the time. Please have solid experience with rehab facilities, assisted living and nursing home litigation. Firm has an excellent culture and clear path to partnership, and encourages associates to court existing clients to create new business relationships. Comp is transparent and fair.

Contract litigators - NYC

We have a MedMal client that needs someone immediately for appearances etc in NY courts. Pay around $60-75/hr and could lead to a permanent position for the right person. Please have lots of courtroom experience and preferably med-mal, personal injury and related.

Real Estate Finance - Los Angeles or Denver

Outstanding AmLaw firm seeks 2-5 year Real Estate Finance associate with AmLaw100 background for Denver or LA. Lender-side finance for sophisticated, top-tier institutional clients. Associates here work hard but get rewarding work and a manageable lifestyle. There is a path to (single-tier) partnership.

Partner needs - Chicago

We are recruiting for an Am Law 200 firm looking for Corporate Transactional, Real Estate and Litigation Partners to expand their Chicago office. Our client is a middle market firm that has local autonomy at each of its 17 offices. The growth of the firm is due to a highly successful and well-integrated recent merger. Although it is a large full-service firm with 400 Attorneys it has many characteristics of a Boutique firm. Our client values Diversity & Inclusion, Client Service, Industry Focus and a Collaborative Culture.

Corporate Associate Austin

Our client, a large firm growing their Austin practice, seeks a Corporate Associate at the 2014 or 2015 level.

Hedge Funds Associate or Counsel - New York

Our client has a sterling Hedge Funds practice and would like to hire a Senior Associate or Counsel to help with a busy practice.

Trial Attorney- Austin

Our client, a larger Texas firm, seeks a Trial Attorney at the Junior Shareholder or Counsel level. Candiates must have significant first chair Trial experience.

Leveraged Finance - New York

Our client, a respected national firm known for their finance practice, seeks Leveraged Finance Associates.

Public Finance Associate - DC or Denver

We are seeking a mid-level Public Finance attorney for an Associate position in the DENVER or WASHINGTON, DC office of a top law firm. This is an AmLaw100 firm with a strong and expanding PF presence. This firm’s PF practice is widely regarded as one of the premier practices in the nation, and firm has low turnover. Top-tier academic and prior law firm practice credentials are required. Current CO/DC licensure is not required but candidate must be willing to waive in or sit for the next bar exam.

Trust & Estates Associate - Milwaukee

Top Rated Regional firm seeking Milwaukee Trusts & Estates Associate with an interest in and at least 1 year of experience handling sophisticated estate planning, business succession planning, estate and gift tax and post-death administration. This firm not only offers a competitive base salary (recently increased), but also a 3-tiered bonus system in addition to yearly raises, which can all be combined for a possible 3 bonuses! The firm is known for its excellent training, entrepreneurial and supportive environment which is proven by its low turnover.

Corporate Associate - Los Angeles or Chicago

4th-8th year Associate. Candidates will have worked in the corporate department of a national or international law firm, and will have relevant and substantial experience in advising both private and public companies with regard to complex corporate legal matters. Experience with technology and/or biotechnology companies is a plus.

Litigation Associate - Chicago or Los Angeles

Excellent boutique firm seeks Former AUSA Associate Attorney for their elite litigation practice.

Patent Litigation Associate - Los Angeles or Chicago

Top boutique firm with excellent growth and former large firm partners seeks IP Litigation Associate with experience in Internet or Computer Science/Engineering.

Energy Associate - Dallas

Our client, an international firm, seeks an Energy Associate for their Dallas office. Top compensation for the market. The candidate will handle Energy M&A, Upstream and Midstream transactions, and other Energy related matters.

Senior Real Estate Associate - New York City

Highly respected national firm seeks Senior Real Estate Associate for their NYC office. The candidate must have significant Leasing experience. This position is exclusive to North Star.

Two mid-level Real Estate Positions - New York City

We have two clients, both larger New York firms, seeking mid-level Real Estate Associates. One of our clients would like a 2013-2015 associate. The other client would like a 4th year. Both opportunities are exclusive to North Star.

Real Estate Associate - St. Louis

Boutique St. Louis firm is looking for a lateral associate for real estate transactional work. 2-6 years experience. Their real estate practice is national and they compete with much larger firms. Knowledge of tax credit programs, HUD programs, affordable housing, and other various government finance programs needed. Someone with HUD experience would be ideal- government agency background is welcome. Firm has a heavy focus on lending work, so tax / finance background is great. Competitive salary plus bonus and full benefits.

Securities/White Collar Litigation Associate - Los Angeles, San Francisco

Premier California firm seeks mid-level Litigation Associate for their Securities and White Collar practice.

White Collar/Investigations Associate - Chicago

Our client, a growing national firm, seeks a White Collar Associate to do Investigations. They would like a junior associate with 2-3 years of experience to join their White Collar & Investigations practice. Federal court clerkship, large law firm and/or prior experience working for a government regulator are strongly preferred.

Real Estate Associate or Counsel - Boston

Our client, an excellent national firm with a great platform for associates, seeks a Real Estate Senior Associate or Counsel for Boston. Heavy leasing experience required.

Blockchain Attorney - nationwide

We are looking for attorneys in the Money Service Business / State Money Transmission License (MSB/MTL) space. Must have a book of at least $200,000, non-negotiable.

IP Counsel or Partner - Philadelphia

Northeastern firm is seeking an IP Partner or Counsel with some portable business. An EE degree is required.

Junior Tax Associate - San Diego

Terrific national firm with excellent associate culture seeks junior Tax Associate for their San Diego office.

Senior Tax Associate or Counsel -NYC

Growing, national firm with top compensation seeks Tax Counsel or Senior Associat for New York with 6+ years

REal Estate/Joint Venture Associate Position- Charlotte

Our client is seeking a Transaactional Associate with experience in Real Estate or Joint Ventures for their Charlotte office.

Employee Benefits- Los Angeles

Our client is growing their Los Angeles office and is looking for an Employee Benefits associate. This is a unique, ground-floor opportunity for a junior to mid-level associate.

Class Action/Discrimination Associate - San Francisco

Our client is looking for an experienced Class Action or Discrimination Associate for their San Francisco office. This is a highly respected national L&E practice.

Real Estate Associate - Los Angeles or San Franscisco

Our client, a national firm with a highly respected and prominent real estate group, seeks an Associate with 2-7 years of experience for either their L.A. or San Francisco office.

M&A/Private Equity Associate - Charlotte

Charlotte office of national firm known for associate development, reasonable rate structures for clients, and a very high-growth platform is seeking an M&A and Private Equity associate. The firm will look at a few different experience levels.

M&A Associate - Charlotte

M&A position with a larger Southern firm, looking for around 4-6 years of experience.

Transactional Associate - Chicago, NYC, L.A.

Our boutique client needs a 4th-7th Year Transactional Associate w/ experience representing high-growth businesses in connection with financings, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate matters. Matters on which candidate may work may relate to tokenized assets (cryptocurrency) and other emerging technology subject matter. Working knowledge of (i) intellectual property transactions and (ii) Regulation A of the ’33 Act preferred.

Insurance Associate - Chicago, NYC, Milwaukee

Large firm seeks associate with 2-6 years of experience to join the Insurance Practice Group in our New York, Chicago, or Milwaukee office. Qualified candidate must have corporate transactional, insurance regulatory, and insurance transaction-specific skills, and will have experience representing insurers, reinsurers, and other insurance-related entities in transactions, restructurings, reinsurance transactions, mergers, acquisitions, and counseling clients on a broad range of regulatory matters.

M&A/Private Equity Associate - Dallas

Dallas office of top international firm seeks associates with experience in private equity and M&A. This firm pays the absolute top of market.

Tax Counsel/Junior Partner - California, NYC, Denver, Seattle, Chicago

We are seeking a Senior federal tax counsel/ Junior partner for a top AmLaw firm. A small book or no book is fine. The position can be located in NYC, one of several California offices, Seattle, Denver, or Chicago. This person could be brought in as a partner or as a partner-track counsel, depending upon the individual. The firm is known for its collaborative culture in which all offices work together, and cross-selling is actively promoted. The firm has one of the lowest attrition rates in the industry and is fiscally stable. This position is not listed on the firm’s website and is not publicly available.


We are seeking a Senior Privacy/Data Security Attorney for the Los Angeles office of a top AmLaw firm. No portable book is necessary for this position. This managing associate position will likely be partnership-track, depending upon the individual. This position is not listed on the firm’s website and is not publicly available. Skills sought include: EU General Data Protection Regulation, APEC Cross border rules, digital technology, big data, Video Privacy Protection Act, CAN SPAM, analytics, behavioral tracking, and TCPA. Please have experience drafting agreements, like digital advertising and cloud agreements, and experience interfacing directly with clients. Please also be familiar with the digital advertising ecosystem including ad networks, data management platforms, supply side platforms, CRM retargeting, and the technologies associated with behavioral tracking (unique ids, HTML5, cross-device tracking, geolocation, GPS Wi-FI, probabilistic and deterministic cross-device tracking).

Corporate Associate - Chicago

Chicago office of NYC firm seeks Corporate Associate with experience in M&A, Debt offerings, and Joint Ventures. Experience in Securities and IT contracts experience would be a plus.

Labor & Employment Associate - Dallas or Houston

Top Texas firm seeks Employment Associate for their excellent group. The position can be housed in Dallas or Houston.

Corporate associate with banking and finance focus

Our clients seeks a Corporate Associate with a Banking and Finance focus for their Chicago office. This international firm seeks candidates with 2-6 years of experience.

Securities Associate- Chicago

International firm seeks Securities Associate with 2-4 years of experience.

M&A ASsociate- Philadelphia

Terrific National Corporate Practice seeks M&A Associate to work with Private Equity Funds.

FINANCE associate- NYC

Our client, a highly prestigious national firm, seeks a Debt Finance Associate (borrower-side) for their NYC office. Candidates with 2-6 years of experience are preferred.

TAx Planning Associate- Detroit

Mid-sized Detroit firm seeks Tax Planning Associate a the mid to senior level. Candidates with Accouning Firm experience will also be considered.

Mid-Level Corporate Associate - DC

Large Firm seeks Corporate Associate with M&A or Corporate Finance experience for D.C.

Mid-level Corporate Associate - Boston

Our client seeks an Associate with experience in Corporate Finance, M&A, or Asset Management for their Boston office.

IP Transactions Associate- New York City

We are currently searching for an IP Transactions Associate with 2+ years of experience to join the NYC office of a highly respected national firm.


National Trust and Estates group with excellent reputation seeks a mid-level associate for their DC office. Competitive NYC scale salaries.

Insurance Coverage - Chicago or indianapolis

Firm seeks Insurance Coverage Associate with Litigation experience. Environmental Litigation Experience would be an asset.

Real EState ASsociate- New York City

Large Firm seeks Real Estate Associate with 5-7 years of experience. Leasing and Finance experience is highly desired. NY Bar required.

Corporate Finance Associate - Los Angeles

Los Angeles office of large firm seeks two Corporate Finance Associates. They are looking at candidates with 3-5 years of experience and one with at least 6 years of experience within a law firm.

IP Litigation- San Francisco or Los ANgeles

Top West Coast firm seeks IP Litigation Associate for their San Francisco or Los Angeles office. Advanced degree in Chemistry or Biology preferred.

Tax Exempt/Charitable Giving Associate Position- Washington, D.C.

Large Firm seeks Associate with Tax Exempt Experience. Candidates should have at least 3 years of law firm experience. DC Bar required.

Corporate Associate - Chicago

Large Chicago firm is looking for a corporate associate with 3-6 years of experience in M&A.

Real Estate - Los Angeles

Larger Los Angeles firm seeks Real Estate Associate with 2-6 years of experience.

Corporate Associate - Chicago

Chicago firm is looking for a corporate associate with at least 2 years of experience.

Corporate ASSOCiate - Los Angeles

Terrific California firm seeks Corporate Associate for their Los Angeles office. Lean staffing and excellent associate promotion make this firm a great choice.

Employment Associate - Los Angeles or San Francisco

Top Firm seeks Employment Associate for their Los Angeles or San Francisco office. The candidate will have 1-3 years of experience in Employment Litigation and Wage and Hour. CA Bar is required.