The Highest Standard in Law Firm Consulting and Attorney Placements Globally

More than two-thirds of our engagements come from existing clients - a testament to the success of our results-oriented approach.


Attorney Placements International (API) is a leader in law firm consulting and specializes in assessing and recruiting attorneys with outstanding track records who will create competitive advantage and sustainable value.


The worldwide success of our firm has been built on our insights into the people dynamics of law firms and our focus on helping the world's leading law firms and corporations find top talent for local and global legal positions.


API founded by a practicing lawyer Beatrice T O'Brien with over 20 years of legal industry experience, has a distinctive vision and structure aimed at achieving two basic goals - to place our clients' interests first and to lead our profession in creating value for our clients through the assessment and recruitment of top-level attorney resources.

What the Market and Industry Leaders are saying?

Attorney Placements International LLC not only has a reputation for sustainably increasing revenue globally for our AM LAW 100 and 200 client firms but are equally known to have a reputation in attaining substantial candidates' compensation in instances 5 multiples from previous compensation packages.
Jason P Stiehl

Jason P Stiehl

Partner at Loeb & Loeb

“Beatrice……. Thank you for all of your efforts. You took the time to understand what I was looking for and made available several options which provided a more fulsome choice.

In the end, your guidance and support placed me in a great fit, both for my career as well as me personally. I couldn’t be happier.”

Jack Habert

Jack Habert


Beatrice ”Thank you very much for all of your efforts in finding me a great fit for my practice! Your use of your connections in the legal market and attention to my search was very much appreciated as well as your friendship and knowledgeable guidance during the process."

Charles Cording

Charles Cording

Counsel Promotion

"Beatrice is simply the best. She is the most driven, sophisticated, and ambitious recruiter that I have ever met. Her network is extraordinary and, as a result, she can get you access to the right people at the right firms. Most importantly, she takes a broad view of how a potential lateral move fits into your career development and offers thoughtful strategic advice. And when it comes time to negotiate, she is a force of nature, exactly the person you want in your corner. Simply put, she has done more to advance my career than any other single person."

Wilkie Farr Gallagher
Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz




"If there were a fairy godmother for top attorneys seeking lateral placements in Big Law, Beatrice O'Brien of Attorney Placements International LLC is it! Beatrice is a pro at identifying ace lawyers for lateral placement and presenting them with a variety of viable prospects. Beatrice will work at your side as your trusted counsel during the search process, providing valuable advice and helping you navigate through the transition. Searching for a new opportunity can be stressful at times, but you will sleep well at night knowing that Beatrice and Attorney Placements International are advocating for your career. Due to Attorney Placements International's extensive network and Beatrice's relentless persistence, I was able to find a great new home in Big Law. When seeking new opportunities, I highly recommend Beatrice O'Brien of Attorney Placements International LLC: consider her the Rolls Royce of legal recruiters." - Superstar Big Law Associate, Upward Bound

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Attorney Placements International LLC
39th Floor, 245 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10167 - 0001

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