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The idea of a job search can be frustrating, even under the best circumstances. We’ve all been there—sifting through unclear job postings and navigating the same application processes, to hear nothing from the hiring manager. It’s easy to feel blind to the entire process.

At Valiant Search, we take pride in establishing a relationship with our candidates to tailor their job search process and find them the firm that will best allow them to grow and thrive. By forming this relationship, we can identify the best legal opportunities that will match your career goals and background, as well as any obstacles that might limit your future success. We are determined to help you every step of the way, from your first contact to your first day.

Working with Valiant Search means you have a partner in your job search. Since our team focuses solely on the legal industry, we are aptly positioned to serve your needs and help you find the next step in your career.

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Why Choose Valiant Search?

Valiant Search and its team of recruiters are committed to understanding the evolving needs and desires of emerging attorneys and legal support staff. Our firm focuses solely on legal recruitment, making us experts at everything from partner-level and in-house counsel and associates recruiting to moving entire practices and advising on group acquisitions and mergers. In today’s highly competitive market, finding the right candidates for your positions can make the difference when looking to accomplish your long-term business goals.

As the only legal recruiting firm based in Upstate New York, our team maintains extremely close relationships with the firms we work with. Valiant Search’s network of clients includes a variety of firms, ranging from some of New York State’s largest to the Capital Region’s premier boutique firms. Our recruiters take the time necessary to tailor each candidate’s experience to their specific needs.

By exclusively focusing on recruiting for law firms in New York State, we can leverage our unique knowledge of the legal market, which turns us into a unique resource for potential candidates and law firms alike. We understand the sensitive nature of a job move and are dedicating to guiding you through the decision-making process, giving you the strategic insight and market analysis to best outline your next career move.
If you’re ready to take the next step in your legal career or want to learn more about our lateral partner and law firm merger experience, contact Valiant Search today.

Our Services

Valiant Search only services the legal industry. We have extensive experience in assisting candidates in all aspects of the legal industry. Some of these positions include:
  • Managing Partners
  • Partners
  • Associates
  • General Counsel

Attorney Practice Areas
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Family & Matrimonial Law
  • Business & Corporate Law
  • Trust & Estates Law
  • Military Law
  • Commercial Real Estate Law
Legal Administration
  • Legal Assistants
  • Paralegals
  • Law Clerks


Finance Professionals
  • Chief Financial Officers
  • Treasurers
  • Controllers
  • Human Resources
  • Managers
  • Financial Analysts
  • Accountants
  • A/R- A/P – Payroll
I.T. Professionals
  • Chief Information Officers
  • Directors of Information Technology
  • Help Desk Managers
  • Help Desk Assistant
  • System Administrators
Marketing Professionals
  • Chief Information Officers
  • Directors of Information Technology
  • Marketing Director
  • Marketing Coordinators
  • Marketing Associates
  • Public Relations Associates


For Law Firm Lateral Partners:

Both law firms and law firm partners have turned to Valiant Search to facilitate lateral partner moves. Valiant Search’s meticulous approach to these transactions is committed to achieving the smoothest possible experience for all parties involved. Our team’s strong relationship with key decision-makers at law firms across New York State provides us with a unique advantage for partners looking to make a switch and helps expedite the lateral process for firms.
Our recruiters have worked for law firms and understand what is required when transitioning to a new firm. Having established relationships with many of the largest firms across New York State, we understand what their decision-makers are looking for, and it enables us to provide access to some of these premium positions before they are publicly available.
Whether you are looking to move, expand, or start a new practice, you can trust that the recruiters at Valiant Search will give you the strategic advantage that is vital for moving your legal career forward.

For Associates and Counsel:

At Valiant Search, we provide associates and counsel with the competitive edge they need to best formulate and follow through with their career goals. Our team has experience developing and maintaining relationships with associates, counsel, and firms across New York State and utilizes them to provide hopefuls with the legal guidance and advantage they need to navigate this nebulous process.

We take pride in offering unique and exclusive opportunities for associates and counsel looking to take the next step in their legal careers. By partnering with Valiant, we can help highlight and align your skills with the needs of some of the top law firms in New York State.

Our firm operates on the tenants of professionalism, insightfulness, and diligence when it comes to getting our candidates placed, saving them the time, energy, and resources that come with looking for a new job.

For Attorney Groups and M&A Consulting:

Valiant Search is committed to keeping its finger on the pulse of the ever-evolving legal field. As the industry continues to grow, being able to identify new opportunities, analyze the advantages, and predict any potential conflicts when facilitating any sort of merger or acquisition. We understand what it takes to build a strong practice, department, or firm. Our recruiters have worked at law firms and understand the difficulties and intricacies that come with moving a practice or advising on a firm merger or acquisition.

We understand that mergers and acquisitions come with a certain inherent risk but can be immensely successful if done correctly. Our team works with you to minimize those risks and maximize your opportunities for success. We will take the time to understand your specific needs and priorities and factor that into developing an effective strategy that will provide value to our clients.   

By closely following the New York market closely and developing relationships with firms across the state, we are able to spend more time focusing on your key issues and success rather than process-related tasks. We are excited to help all individuals take their career goals to the next step—ensuring success, strategic value, and client satisfaction at every step along the way.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Valiant Search fees are paid by our employer clients in the event you are hired. It is a free service for the candidate.

In the event you are presented to one of our clients for a position, Valiant Search will provide feedback on your resume to help emphasize your strengths and prepare you for an interview.

It is normally not required to meet in person. Due to Covid-19, we often utilize phone and video interviewing as needed for the search.

Visit our Current Opportunities page and view our open positions. After reviewing the requirements, if your skills meet the specific qualifications for a position, please click “Apply” and you can submit your resume for consideration.

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