The National Association of Legal Search Consultants

is the only organization representing the legal search profession. The organization is committed to upholding the highest ethical standards by requiring adherence of its members to the NALSC Code of Ethics®.

NALSC currently is comprised of 169 member firms and individuals from all over the United States and Canada, as well as other international locations. An increasing number of legal employers incorporate a clause requiring adherence to the NALSC Code of Ethics® in their recruitment contracts.

NALSC is governed by an elected Board of Directors led by President Kenneth E. Young, Esq. of Young Mayden, LLC in Charlotte, NC. Stephanie Ankus, a long time NALSC member, has recently been selected as NALSC’s Executive Director. Stephanie brings to her new role 11 years of a lengthy and productive history with NALSC as the former Account Executive in Headquarters. She graduated from Brandeis University with a concentration in Computer Science and earned her M.B.A. (with a concentration in accounting/finance) from NYU. Prior to joining the firm, she worked on Wall Street as a financial analyst with Credit Suisse/First Boston, a financial specialist with FMC Corporation in Philadelphia and a senior financial analyst with Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines in Miami. Stephanie is a native of Cherry Hill, NJ who enjoys solving logic puzzles, traveling, and creating customized crossword puzzles for individuals, trade associations and corporations.

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Our Goals

In addition to maintaining a strong Code of Ethics, NALSC is dedicated to:

  • Enhancing the image of the legal search profession through national public relations;
  • Providing education and information on trends and issues in the marketplace;
  • Monitoring and responding to legislative and regulatory activity that may impact the legal search profession.