"I was a recent law school graduate without a law firm associate job lined up when I contacted Lee, and she helped me find a first-year associate position at a large AmLaw firm (and with one of the top-ranked IP practices in the state). She guided me throughout the entire process, and really made me feel like I was in good hands. She's the best!"
Silicon Valley Office of National Firm

"Samantha Johnston and Lee Kuhn are by far the best recruiters I have ever worked with. Samantha is a tenacious, dedicated advocate who not only took the time to get to know me both personally and professionally, but also gave me honest advice about the factors I should consider in making a productive lateral move. She cared not about finding me a position, but about finding me the right position. She was attentive, always available, and enthusiastic throughout the entire process. I also had the pleasure of working with Lee when Samantha was out of town. I was impressed with the extent to which Lee took the time to become familiar with my candidacy even before we spoke on the phone for the first time. Samantha and Lee are personable, smart, and thorough -- definitely two recruiters you want on your side. I would recommend them without reservation, they are head and shoulders above the rest."
Los Angeles Office of National Firm

"Lee is by far the best recruiter I've worked with. She is honest, attentive, and incredibly responsive. She was such an incredible advocate for me in my search that I would recommend her to anyone looking to make a lateral move."
Associate, New York University School of Law, J.D. 2003,
San Francisco Office of National Firm

“Lee -- thank you so much for your guidance during my job search. You provided me with all the information I needed to make the right career choice, and I really appreciate all your hard work. I have worked with numerous recruiters throughout the course of my legal career, and you are at the top of my list.”
Of Counsel, Duke University School of Law, J.D. 1998,
Los Angeles Office, California Firm

“Lee is a top-notch recruiter that really takes the extra steps needed to get you into a great position. More telling than a simple one-liner here is that I have recommended her to every attorney I know that is looking to make a move.”
Associate, University of California, Davis, J.D. 2005,
San Francisco Office of Boutique Firm

“Lee is a wonderful person to work with and be connected to. She is always professional, positive and encouraging. Her judgment, guidance and advice are right on because she takes the time to fully understand those she works with and the market. She will do what it takes to make the right placement happen, even when she may not get credit for it. I have and will continue to refer as many people as I can to Lee.”
Of Counsel, The University of San Diego School of Law, J.D. 2001,
Local Firm

"My experience with Lee was excellent--I am so glad I turned to her to help me navigate my career switch. Lee is highly skilled and was extremely attentive to my (many) questions throughout the process. Ultimately, she helped me land a terrific job well-suited to my particular needs and desires. I would absolutely recommend Lee to any lawyer seeking a new position or finding themselves looking for work."
Of Counsel, Santa Clara University School of Law,
Sacramento Office of Small Firm

"I can not begin to express how incredibly thankful I am for Lee Kuhn's help. In this terrible economy, Lee managed to place me in a big firm despite the fact that I was only a first year lateral. Most importantly, she was so patient with me and my constant emails and calls. In the end, Lee became more of a friend than a recruiter. I'm glad that she was able to find me a job, but I am sad that I won't be hearing from her as regularly."
Associate, Los Angeles Office of National Firm

"In the time I have worked with Lee, she has worked harder on my behalf than all the other headhunters I have used combined, probably three times that amount. I really do appreciate all that she has done. I would also not hesitate to recommend her to any of my friends or acquaintances."
Partner, Bay Area Law Firm

"While searching for my first position as an attorney, I spoke with a number of legal recruiters. I heard pretty much the same story from all of them – I would need to have at least one year of experience before they would work with me. When I talked to Lee Kuhn, it was different. Although she warned me that recruiting positions for first-year associates were hard to come by, it did not dissuade her from helping me. She went right to work canvassing all of her contacts in the large and prestigious firms around the Bay Area. Even though these did not pan out for me, Lee took the time and continued to counsel me on strategies and other firms to pursue on my own, despite there being no near-term incentive for her to do so. It was with one these firms that I eventually landed, and I owe this in large part to Lee. She is professional, hard-working, knowledgeable and friendly, and she will certainly be the first person I contact whenever I have a recruiting need in the future."
Litigation Associate, San Francisco Law Firm

"I decided to move to the San Francisco Bay Area in the fall of my 3L year, after the regular hiring season for medium- and large-sized firms, and did not have a position lined up by the time I was taking the California Bar Exam ... While at first I was told they did not usually receive placement requests for people straight out law school, the next day Lee called me back with a game plan for how to find me a position. Her innovative approach helped me to get several interviews, and within a few weeks I had an offer. I could not be happier with Lee Kuhn's dedication, persistence, and ingenuity, and I would recommend her to anyone looking for a position in the Bay Area."
Labor & Employment Associate, O'Melveny & Myers

"When I came to Lee, I had three objectives: (1) to port my career to a new practice area, (2) to work at a top international law firm and (3) to move my practice across the country to California. Thanks to the hard work and dedication of Lee Kuhn, I was able to accomplish all three goals. I could not have reached my personal and professional objectives without Ms. Kuhn's diligence, thoroughness and professionalism. I would not hesitate to refer anyone looking for a legal job to Ms. Kuhn."
Project Finance Associate, Chadbourne & Parke

"I would highly recommend Lee Kuhn to anyone considering a lateral move. Her unwavering confidence, professionalism, and up-beat attitude helped carry me through a very difficult time. I knew from the start that I could trust her and that she would do everything she could to help me land in a better place--and she did. Lee responded promptly to all questions and concerns and she gave me constant updates on new opportunities. Her personal experience working in several reputable national firms offered valuable insight into potential employers. Many thanks to Lee."
Labor & Employment Associate, San Francisco Law Firm

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