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Uncertainty at White House dampens association hiring

“There is uncertainty on what the policies are going to be and what they are going to do,” says TMG’s Ivan Adler for CEO Update. […]

February 21, 2017|News|
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TMG Principal to Lead Workshop on Interviewing

Government Contracting Principal Cheryl Bedard will teach a workshop on interviewing skills at 6:30PM on February 21, 2017. […]

February 21, 2017|Community Involvement, News|
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Why A Norton Rose Fulbright-Chadbourne Merger May Work

Legal and Government Affairs Managing Principal Steve Nelson spoke to Law360 about the possible merger between international law firm Norton Rose Fulbright and New York-based Chadbourne & Parke LLP. […]

February 8, 2017|News|
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TMG Places Prominent Public Relations Leader with Hogan Lovells

The McCormick Group is pleased to have assisted in the placement of Mark Irion as Senior Advisor with Hogan Lovells. […]

February 7, 2017|News|
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TMG Celebrates Nestlé U.S. Relocation to Rosslyn

TMG’s Paul Rothenburg attended a major press conference by Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe, who announced on Wednesday that Nestlé U.S. will be moving its headquarters to 1812 N Moore St. in Rosslyn. […]

February 6, 2017|Community Involvement, News|
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More holes in the lobbying ban

Ivan Adler and John Hesse were quoted on lobbying strategy and regulations in Politico Influence. […]

February 3, 2017|News|
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Lobbyists adjust to Trump’s new rules

A new executive order restricting the lobbying efforts of political appointees is unlikely to deter lobbyists from joining the administration, according to government affairs recruiter Ivan Adler. […]

February 1, 2017|News|
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TMG Managing Principal Featured in CMO Trends Webinar

The McCormick Group’s Steve Nelson was a featured panelist for “Current Trends for CMO’s: From Comp to Staffing to the Ever-Changing Role”, which was organized by the Legal Marketing Association’s CMO Shared Interest Group (SIG). […]

January 31, 2017|News|
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TMG Celebrates Power Players Featured in Book of Lists 2017

TMG Executive Vice President Brian McCormick attended the Book of Lists Celebration 2017, which brought together the most influential, connected, and informed people in Washington. […]

January 30, 2017|News|
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GOP Staffers Are Waiting to Hear, ‘You’re Hired’

Government affairs recruiter Ivan Adler weighed in on the upcoming hiring spree – and who will be hired – under the new administration. […]

January 30, 2017|News|
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Lyles Carr in “Our Town” Podcast: “We need a civic infrastructure”

In the podcast, The McCormick Group Senior Vice President lauded the DC region’s dedicated community service leaders and called for civic collaboration. […]

January 19, 2017|News|
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Lateral Lawyer Recruiting: Practical Hiring and Integration Strategies

Legal & Government Affairs Managing Principal Stephen Nelson will be co-presenting a webinar sponsored by the Center for Competitive Management (C4CM). […]

January 17, 2017|News|
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National Cybersecurity Conference to Focus on Diversity Gap

McCormick Group Principal Deborah Page is part of the International Consortium of Minority Cybersecurity Professionals (ICMCP) Executive Leadership set to host the 2017 ICMCP National Conference on March 15-16, 2017 in Washington, DC. […]

January 13, 2017|Community Involvement, News|
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Trump insiders head for big K Street paydays

Government affairs recruiter Ivan Adler spoke to Politico about the high demand – and paycheck – for Trump insiders in the lobbying industry. […]

January 6, 2017|News|
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Crowell & Moring Plays Catch-Up with NY Merger Bid

McCormick Group Managing Principal Steve Nelson was interviewed by the National Law Journal on Crowell & Moring’s strategic merger and bid for a national presence. […]

December 21, 2016|News|
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The McCormick Group Participates in Holiday Philanthropic Causes

Continuing our annual tradition, The McCormick Group contributed to two philanthropic causes this winter: Toys for Tots and the Holiday Clothing Drive. […]

December 19, 2016|Community Involvement, News|
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K Street Eyes Outgoing Lawmakers for Jobs

Government relations headhunter Ivan Adler spoke to Roll Call about the changing administration and the new K Street insiders. […]

December 12, 2016|News|
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The McCormick Group Presents Succession Planning Webinar for NALP

In a webinar for the NALP, Principal Andi Cullins and Managing Principal Steve Nelson presented Succession Planning in Law Firms, which explored the ways firms should think about the critical issue of the aging-out of the Baby Boomer generation. […]

December 9, 2016|News|
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Ivan Adler on the Post-Election Future

The transition period between administrations comes with a hiring frenzy of officials and staff. What future can federal workers expect? How can nonprofits and lobbying firms fit into the new administration in light of the radical changes of ideology and policy? And who really benefits? […]

November 18, 2016|News|
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CEO Update Live advocacy forum reveals shifting strategies

“The president is going to have to turn to people who know Washington well.” Ivan Adler spoke at the CEO Update panel on the election and the future of association lobbying. […]

November 16, 2016|News|
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Obama’s alumni-to-be contemplate life after the White House

Long-time staffers for President Obama’s White House face a new life and a jarring change after the White House, according to Ivan Adler. […]

November 16, 2016|News|
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Lobbyists uncertain of their place in Trump’s Washington

How will K Street fit into the new administration in light of Trump’s harsh criticism during his campaign? Government relations recruiter Ivan Adler weighed in for The Hill. […]

November 16, 2016|News|
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The McCormick Group Celebrates 2016 Ringer Awards

  The McCormick Group celebrated its 42nd year at the 2016 Ringer Awards on Wednesday, November 2nd. […]

November 10, 2016|News|
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Washington trails the country in its representation of women in the boardroom

McCormick Group Senior Vice President Lyles Carr spoke to the Washington Post about how to increase gender diversity in the boardroom. […]

November 3, 2016|News|
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Big bucks await officials who take revolving door

Former EPA officials entering the private sector could expect to earn a sizable compensation, according to McCormick Group Principal Ivan Adler in Greenwire. […]

November 2, 2016|News|
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Post-Election: Advocacy & Influence

TMG’s Ivan Adler will be featured on a panel of leading CEOs and lobbying experts to discuss the shifting advocacy landscape for associations. […]

November 1, 2016|News|
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It’s about to become a very busy time for K Street headhunters

Ivan Adler spoke to the Washington Post about the upcoming government affairs hiring rush – and why this one will be particularly frenzied. […]

October 31, 2016|News|
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Getting Board Ready

Andi Cullins will lead a brown bag lunch for WIIT on maximizing chances for being selected to serve on a corporate board. […]

October 20, 2016|Community Involvement, News|
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These Four Practices Flourished During the Obama Years

Managing Principal Steve Nelson spoke to the National Law Journal about one of the four legal practices which have thrived during the Obama presidency. […]

October 17, 2016|News|
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Impact of the election on government relations recruiting (Video)

https://vimeo.com/185078992 Government affairs recruiter Ivan Adler was featured on CEO Update’s Association Newsmakers videoseries to discuss association recruiting during the election. […]

October 4, 2016|News|
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Finding a new job just got more complicated for federal employees

How do the new ethics rules affect employers looking to hire federal employees? The Hill interviewed Ivan Adler for advice. […]

September 29, 2016|News|
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Looking to recruit from a federal agency? Be aware of new ethics regulations

TMG’s Ivan Adler spoke to CEO Update about the new regulations, which impact federal employee conduct when seeking new jobs. […]

September 26, 2016|News|
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Squire Patton Boosts Capitol Hill, C-Suite Profile with Boehner Hire

What does the new position at Squire Patton Boggs mean for former Speaker John Boehner? Government affairs recruiter Ivan Adler spoke to the National Law Journal about the issue. […]

September 20, 2016|News|
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John Boehner Joins Lobbying Firm

TMG government affairs expert Ivan Adler weighs in on former Speaker John Boehner joining Squire Patton Boggs. […]

September 20, 2016|News|
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TMG Founding Member of Hunt Scanlon Media Recruiting Center

The McCormick Group is proud to become a founding member of Hunt Scanlon Media’s Recruiting Industry Media Center (IMC), a digital service which provides users with a directory of in-depth profiles of leading search firms around the world. […]

September 13, 2016|News|
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McCormick Group Nominated as Best Legal Search Firm

The McCormick Group has once again been nominated by The National Law Journal as one of the leading legal search firms in the Washington, DC area. […]

September 13, 2016|News|
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Succession Planning for Law Firms – The Future is Now!

The challenge presented to law firms by retiring partners is of such wide-spread concern that The American Lawyer devoted the September 2016 edition to what author Julie Triedman calls “the graying of The Am Law 200”. […]

September 12, 2016|News|
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TMG Places Leading Immigration Law Partner with Quarles & Brady

The McCormick Group is pleased to have assisted in the placement of Peter F. Asaad as Partner with Quarles & Brady LLP. […]

September 8, 2016|News|
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McCormick Group Principal to Lead Personal Job Search Session

Legal Recruiter David Ris presented the session “Job Searching in 2016: What you need to hear, not what you want to hear” hosted by the Washington International Trade Association. […]

September 7, 2016|News|
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Josten’s Retirement Will Leave Big Shoes for Business to Fill

Ivan Adler discusses difficulties awaiting the replacement for retired US Chamber of Commerce lobbyist Bruce Josten. […]

September 6, 2016|News|
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5 Tips For Starting Your Own Law Firm

McCormick Group Managing Principal Steve Nelson weighs in on how to make a successful law firm. […]

September 2, 2016|News|
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McCormick Group Principal Co-Moderates Career Development Roundtable

Legal Executive Recruiter David Ris co-moderated a WNG Career Development Roundtable with Bill Stokes on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 4 pm – 6:15 pm. […]

August 19, 2016|News|
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ALM Publishes McCormick Group Legal White Paper

ALM Media has published a white paper written by The McCormick Group’s Steve Nelson and Cassie Battle, entitled “Building a Legal Marketing Team”. […]

August 15, 2016|Articles & Insights, News|
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Longtime U.S. Chamber Lobbyist Josten to Retire

McCormick Group Principal Ivan Adler discusses lobbying giant Bruce Josten’s retirement from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. […]

July 26, 2016|News|
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TMG Places Senior Government Relations Director with Arent Fox

The McCormick Group is pleased to have assisted in the placement of Sonja L. Nesbit as Senior Government Relations Director with Arent Fox LLP. […]

July 22, 2016|News|
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TMG Consultant Volunteers with Enactus Morocco to Coach Young Entrepreneurs

  McCormick Group Consultant Nicolette Kuba Hurd volunteered with the organization Enactus Morocco to coach young entrepreneurs in Casablanca, Morocco. […]

July 11, 2016|Community Involvement, News|
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TMG Places Group VP with Social & Scientific Systems

The McCormick Group is pleased to have assisted in the placement of Dr. Paul Gorrell as Vice President of the Health Policy and Data Analysis Group with Social & Scientific Systems. […]

July 8, 2016|News|
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McCormick Group Principal Attends The United State of Women Summit

Legal Recruiting Principal Andi Cullins recently attended the first summit on The United State of Women, which was held on June 14th, 2016 and hosted high-profile speakers such as President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, Warren Buffett, and Oprah. […]

July 5, 2016|Community Involvement, News|
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The McCormick Group Celebrates 2016’s Top 40 Lawyers Under 40

DC’s legal and business community recently celebrated Washington’s brightest young legal talent at the Trending 40: Top Lawyers Under 40 cocktail reception, which was held at the Bowen Building on June 15, 2016. […]

June 27, 2016|News|
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The McCormick Group Attends Harvard Business School Club Celebration

  The McCormick Group attended the Harvard Business School Club of Washington, DC’s Second Annual Leadership Gala on June 15, 2016. […]

June 20, 2016|News|
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McCormick Group CEO Featured in Radio Interview

William J. McCormick, Founder and CEO of The McCormick Group, was interviewed by Executive Leaders Radio Program. […]

June 17, 2016|News|
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Executive Recruiters Share What They Like to Ask CEO Candidates

What questions can CEO candidates expect during interviews? TMG’s Ivan Adler lists his favorite ones and why they’re important. […]

June 13, 2016|News|
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K&L Gates’ Lobbying Arm Picks Up Top Army Official

In an article for the National Law Journal, McCormick Group Principal Ivan Adler discusses former Secretary of the U.S. Army John McHugh’s move to K&L Gates. […]

June 9, 2016|News|
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Congratulations to the Winners and Finalists at the HR Leadership Awards Annual Gala

The Human Resource Leadership Awards celebrated the HR industry and its leaders for the 15th year in a row at the Annual Gala on June 7, 2016. […]

June 9, 2016|Community Involvement, News|
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Congratulations to The Veterans Consortium for Recognition by The Catalogue for Philanthropy

Edmund Glabus, who was placed by The McCormick Group, leads The Veterans Consortium Pro Brono Program which was recognized as “One of the Best” charities in the 2016-2017 Catalogue for Philanthropy. […]

June 8, 2016|Community Involvement, News|
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Spring for Alexandria Community Service Day

  The McCormick Group carried on the tradition of participating in Spring for Alexandria Community Service Day on Friday, May 20th at River Farm, a beautiful and historic property overlooking the Potomac River. […]

May 31, 2016|Community Involvement, News|
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Saving, Securing, and Transforming Lives at the Bio+Tech16 Conference

McCormick Group Principal Linda Segal participated in the Tech Council of Maryland’s Annual Bio+Tech16 Conference, which was held at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center on May 23-24, 2016. […]

May 26, 2016|Community Involvement, News|
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McCormick Group Principal Tim Ward Presents Webinar on Executive Search Firms

Tim Ward of The McCormick Group addressed students of The University of Charleston (WV) School of Business and Leadership’s Doctor of Executive Leadership class on May 23, 2016. […]

May 25, 2016|Community Involvement, News|
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The McCormick Group Recognized in Top 50 Recruiters List

The McCormick Group, Inc has been recognized as one of the Top 50 Recruiters in the Americas by Hunt Scanlon Media. […]

May 19, 2016|News|
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Lull in Congressional Schedule Not Felt on K Street

Ivan Adler explains what’s keeping lobbyists busy despite the upcoming congressional summer recess. […]

May 9, 2016|News|
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What is a Lobbyist? The McCormick Group’s John Hesse Says it’s about Communication

PR Week interviewed law and government affairs consultant John Hesse about lobbying, PR, and Washington’s stance. […]

May 5, 2016|Articles & Insights, News|
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McCormick Group Principal Deborah Page Speaks on Cybersecurity at Local College

Deborah Page of The McCormick Group addressed students, alumni, and professionals at Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) on April 23, 2016. […]

May 3, 2016|Community Involvement, News|
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TMG Managing Principal To Participate in Panel at Legal Forum

Managing Principal Stephen Nelson will be a panelist at the American Lawyer’s 7th Annual Law Firm Marketing & Business Development Leadership Forum in New York on May 5. […]

May 2, 2016|News|
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TMG Places Executive Director with TerraLex

The McCormick Group is pleased to have assisted in the placement of Terri Pepper Gavulic as Executive Director with TerraLex. […]

April 28, 2016|News|
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Leadership Greater Washington 2016 Innovative Leadership Awards Dinner

McCormick Group Senior Vice President Lyles Carr attended the LGW Awards Dinner on April 6, 2016. […]

April 14, 2016|Community Involvement, News|
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2016 National Conference of Minority Cybersecurity Professionals

Deborah Page, McCormick Group Principal of Technology and Security, spoke at the National Conference of Minority Cybersecurity Professionals held on March 23rd and 24th. […]

March 31, 2016|Community Involvement, News|

TMG Places Energy Regulation Partner with Stoel Rives

The McCormick Group is pleased to have assisted in the placement of Richard P. Bonnifeld as Partner with Stoel Rives LLP. […]

March 29, 2016|News|
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McCormick Group Legal Consultants Host Webinar

The McCormick Group’s Steve Nelson, Andi Cullins, and Ellen Dougherty will be presenting a webinar for the Practicing Law Institute (PLI) on April 5, 2016 entitled “Lateral Partner Movement Today: What Candidates Should Be Considering”. […]

March 24, 2016|News|
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Spring for Alexandria Community Service Day

The McCormick Group will be continuing the tradition of participating in Spring for Alexandria Community Service Day on Friday, May 13th at River Farm, a beautiful and historic property. The TMG team will be helping to clean up the grounds, including mulching and other possible landscaping activities. […]

March 18, 2016|Community Involvement, News|
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Congratulations to The Harvard Business School on 53 Years of Women at HBS

Among the women who have attended the Harvard Business School for 53 years is Barbara H. Franklin, the 29th U.S. Secretary of Commerce, and one of the first few women to graduate from HBS in 1963/64. […]

March 17, 2016|Community Involvement, News|
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Ivan Adler Featured in Politico

McCormick Group Principal Ivan Adler is featured in Politico Influence for his Government Affairs placement at Holland & Knight. […]

March 9, 2016|News|
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Ivan Adler and John Hesse Featured in Politico

McCormick Group Principal Ivan Adler and Consultant John Hesse are featured in Politico Influence for their Government Affairs placements at the Association of Equipment Manufacturers and the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine. […]

March 8, 2016|News|
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Paul Rothenburg Named Chairman of Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind

Paul Rothenburg has been named Chairman of Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind.  Since 1900, Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind has been dedicated to helping the blind or visually impaired population of the greater Washington region overcome the challenges of vision loss. […]

March 4, 2016|Community Involvement, News|
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McCormick Group Study on Lateral Moves Highlighted in Legal Times

The Legal Times reported on The McCormick Group’s legal study on declining lateral movement by Chambers-rated lawyers. […]

March 3, 2016|News|
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Not All CEOs are All In—or Even On—the LinkedIn Network

In a CEO Update article, The McCormick Group Principal Ivan Adler discusses whether CEOs should be active on LinkedIn. […]

February 19, 2016|News|
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Cheryl Bedard Recognized as Top 10 GovCon Executive Recruiters for 2016

The McCormick Group, Inc. proudly announces the selection of Cheryl Bedard to Executive Mosaic’s Top 10 GovCon Executive Recruiters for 2016. […]

February 18, 2016|News|
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Line Blurs Between PR, Lobbying

The McCormick Group’s Ivan Adler discusses the disappearing line between lobbying and public relations in an article by The Hill. […]

February 9, 2016|News|
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TMG Assists TerraLex on Executive Director Search

The McCormick Group has been engaged by TerraLex, one of the leading global networks of independent law firms, to assist it in recruiting for its Executive Director, who will be part of the leadership team.  […]

February 5, 2016|News|
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TMG Places Prominent Gender Equality Leader with DirectWomen

The McCormick Group is pleased to have assisted DirectWomen in the hiring of Christina Knowles as Executive Director. […]

January 21, 2016|News|
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Do Former Partners of Troubled Firms Have Survivor Guilt?

The McCormick Group’s Ivan Adler was quoted in Bloomberg BNA about emotion-laden lateral moves out of failing firms. […]

January 13, 2016|News|
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TMG Places Federal Environmental Protection Official with Vinson & Elkins LLP

The McCormick Group is pleased to have assisted in the placement of Andrew R. Stewart as Counsel with Vinson & Elkins LLP. […]

January 12, 2016|News|
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Andi Cullins Promotes Women on Corporate Boards

Andi Cullins recently founded The DirectHer Network, a community designed to increase the number of women serving on corporate boards through proactive referrals. […]

January 1, 2016|Community Involvement, News|
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TMG Places Chief Administrative Officer with the Postal Regulatory Commission

The McCormick Group is pleased to have assisted in the placement of Stacy L. Ruble as Secretary and Chief Administrative Officer of the Postal Regulatory Commission. […]

December 29, 2015|News|
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Arnold & Porter Attempts to Reinvent Public Policy Group With New Hires

In an article by the National Law Journal, McCormick Group Principal Ivan Adler discusses Arnold & Porter’s latest additions to its lobbying practice. […]

December 17, 2015|News|
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Feds Shelling Out Billions to Public Relations Firms

McCormick Group Principal Ivan Adler speaks to The Hill about government spending on public relations firms. […]

December 8, 2015|News|
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The McCormick Group Celebrated for Legal Recruiting in 2015 Best of Legal Times Reader Survey

The McCormick Group, Inc has been recognized for the fourth year in a row as one of the leading legal recruiting firms in the Washington, D.C. metro area. […]

November 30, 2015|News|
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Merger Mania? Not For Many of D.C.’s Biggest Law Firms

McCormick Group Managing Principal Steve Nelson is quoted in the National Law Journal about DC’s biggest firms and their unwillingness to merge. […]

November 30, 2015|News|
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As Presidential Term Nears End, Search Firm Helps Government Lawyers Re-Enter Workforce

The McCormick Group and some recent high-profile placements in the legal and government sectors were the spotlight of an article by Hunt Scanlon Media. […]

November 17, 2015|News|
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Ivan Adler Delivers Kickoff Speech at AGRP Annual Meeting

McCormick Group Principal Ivan Adler commenced the 2015 Association of Government Relations Professionals (AGRP) Annual Meeting with a speech on personal branding. […]

November 12, 2015|News|
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K Street Braces for Ryan

How will lobbying change now that Paul Ryan is Speaker of the House? McCormick Group Principal Ivan Adler weighs in for Politico. […]

November 2, 2015|News|
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A Complex Influence World

Are regulatory policy law practices a new trend? McCormick Group Principal Ivan Adler weighs in with The National Law Journal for its annual report on the lobbying industry. […]

October 19, 2015|News|
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Lyles Carr Named One of the Washington Business Journal’s Power 100 of 2015

  Power 100 2015: Connectors Lyles Carr is perhaps Greater Washington’s most famous behind-the-scenes man. […]

October 12, 2015|News|
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Speaker Fight Widens K Street, Tea Party Rift

Government Affairs Recruiter Ivan Adler discusses the House GOP turmoil and its adverse reaction on business. […]

October 9, 2015|News|
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K Street Bullish on McCarthy

Kevin McCarthy is the favorite to become the new Speaker of the House, but who stands to gain from it? TMG’s Ivan Adler discusses K Street ties in The Hill. […]

September 30, 2015|News|
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Blitz for Boehner?

TMG’s Ivan Adler weighs in on John Boehner’s next steps after his resignation as House Speaker. […]

September 25, 2015|News|
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K Street Crushed, Conservatives Elated over Boehner Departure

The McCormick Group’s Ivan Adler discusses Speaker John Boehner’s resignation and the ensuing reactions from K Street and conservatives. […]

September 25, 2015|News|
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How To Stop A Wave Of Partner Departures

Managing Principal Steve Nelson discusses ways to prevent partners from rushing out of a law firm, while still retaining their loyalty. […]

August 25, 2015|News|

Lobbyists Decamp for Capitol Hill Jobs

TMG Principal Ivan Adler was quoted in The Hill on why lobbyists are trading in higher salaries and cushier jobs to work for Congress. […]

July 14, 2015|News|
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Top Health Lobbyist Calls it Quits at Key Moment for Obamacare

Ivan Adler discusses the soon-to-be fierce competition over Karen Ignagni’s position as AHIP CEO. […]

June 21, 2015|News|
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Hastert’s Lobbying Firm Reeling After Indictment

Ivan Adler discusses Dickstein Shapiro’s reaction to Dennis Hastert’s indictment in an article in Politico. […]

June 4, 2015|News|
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Dennis Hastert Had Multiple Sources of Income After Leaving Congress

Managing Principal Steve Nelson discusses Dennis Hastert’s multiple sources of income in an article for the Chicago Tribune. […]

June 2, 2015|News|
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Hastert’s Lobbying Firm Rocked by his Indictment

McCormick Group Principal Ivan Adler weighs in on the fate of Dickstein Shapiro after Dennis Hastert’s indictment. […]

June 1, 2015|News|
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Ask the Recruiter: Be Prepared for Tough Inquiries, But ‘Gotcha’ Questions Rare

What are the ‘gotcha’ questions that recruiters and search committees ask that many candidates don’t expect? Managing Principal Elizabeth Humphrey answers in CEO Update. […]

May 29, 2015|News|
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At K Street’s No. 1 Lobby Shop, Ties to Clinton Run Deep

The Hill interviewed McCormick Group Principal Ivan Adler on Akin Gump’s connection to Hillary Clinton. […]

May 21, 2015|News|
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The McCormick Group Establishes Lateral Partner Recruiting Roundtable

The McCormick Group has formed a LinkedIn Group consisting of professionals responsible for lateral partner recruiting and integration, including partners and recruiting administrators. […]

May 18, 2015|News|
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Suddenly, ‘Schumerland’ is the Place to Be

In an article in The Hill, Ivan Adler discusses the new popularity of Charles Schumer’s former aides. […]

April 12, 2015|News|
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Living the High Life After Congress

Principal Ivan Adler discusses the opportunities available to former Congressmen in an article in Moyers & Company. […]

April 7, 2015|News|
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Reid Leaving Network of Lobbyists Behind

Principal Ivan Adler discusses the value of Harry Reid’s staffers on K Street in The Hill. […]

March 28, 2015|News|
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K Street Jockeys for Cyber Supremacy

McCormick Group Principal Ivan Adler is quoted in The Hill on the legal and lobbying rush for cybersecurity business. […]

February 23, 2015|News|
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Meet ‘Mrs. O,’ the Great-Grandmother Keeping Capitol Hill in Line

Ivan Adler speaks to the Wall Street Journal about one of the Senate’s longest-running and well-known receptionists: ‘Mrs. O’. […]

February 8, 2015|News|
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Billing Rates Rise, Discounts Abound

In an article for the National Law Journal, McCormick Group Managing Principal Steve Nelson weighs in on the rising billable rates and alternative fee structures. […]

January 5, 2015|News|
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GOP Goes on K Street Hiring Spree

As Republicans rush to bring veteran lobbyists back to Capitol Hill, McCormick Group Principal Ivan Adler weighs in for Politico. […]

December 19, 2014|News|
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K Street Woos Mary Landrieu

Principal Ivan Adler weighs in with Politico on Mary Landrieu’s potential opportunities as a Congresswoman-turned-lobbyist. […]

December 10, 2014|News|
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Republican Congress Lures Lobbyists Back to Capitol Hill

In The Hill, McCormick Group Principal Ivan Adler discusses lobbyist movement from K St back to Capitol Hill. […]

December 10, 2014|News|
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K Street Files: Democratic Lobbyists Still Have Value

Do Democrats still have opportunities on K Street? Principal Ivan Adler weighs in for Roll Call. […]

November 19, 2014|News|
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K Street Republicans Hope for Uptick in Business

In an article for Politico, Principal Ivan Adler discusses Senate Republican lobbyists and upcoming changes coming to K Street. […]

October 29, 2014|News|
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Lyles Carr Named One of the Washington Business Journal’s Power 100 of 2014

You want something done in Washington? Call Lyles Carr. He’s probably one of the best connected executives in town. […]

October 23, 2014|News|
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Cantor’s Top Aides: Where Are They Now?

McCormick Group Principal Ivan Adler was quoted in Roll Call on job prospects for Eric Cantor’s former top aides. […]

October 8, 2014|News|
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GOP Staffers Seek to Cash in as Odds Grow of Senate Takeover

In an article by The Hill, McCormick Group Principal Ivan Adler discusses the rising attractiveness of Republican Senate staffers to K Street. […]

August 26, 2014|News|

At Lobbying Unit of Drinker Biddle & Reath, Testing Out a New Consulting Model

Managing Principal Steve Nelson was interviewed by the Washington Post about innovative health care consulting models. […]

August 17, 2014|News|
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‘Brain Drain’ in Congress as Staffers Bolt for K St.

In an article for The Hill, McCormick Group Principal Ivan Adler explains why congressional staffers are flocking to K street. […]

July 28, 2014|News|
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Lobbying Business in State of Upheaval

Principal Ivan Adler spoke to The Hill about the major defections, mergers, and restructuring occuring on K Street. […]

July 24, 2014|News|
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K Street Barket Dims for Dems

In Politico, McCormick Group Principal Ivan Adler discusses the tough job market ahead for Democratic staffers looking to transition to lobbying. […]

July 22, 2014|News|
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D.C. Law Firms Lag Behind the ‘Super Rich’ from New York

Stephen Nelson's recent TMG's Take on 2013's Financial Reports for Law Firms is referenced in the National Law Journal "D.C. Law Firms Lag Behind the 'Super Rich' from New York".

May 4, 2014|News, TMG's Take|

Fewer Lobbyists are Passing Through the Revolving Door from K Street to Capitol Hill

Ivan Adler was quoted in the Washington Post explaining why fewer K Street lobbyists are going to Capitol Hill. […]

May 4, 2014|News|
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Wave of CMO Hires in Law Firms

Steve Nelson was quoted in The American Lawyer as to why a variety of firms are currently looking for top marketing talent.

March 7, 2014|News|
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Lyles Carr Named One of the Washington Business Journal’s Power 100 of 2013

You want something done in Washington? Call Lyles Carr. He’s probably one of the best connected executives in town. […]

October 28, 2013|News|
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Boehner Staffers in Demand on K Street

Principal Ivan Adler was quoted in The Hill about the value of Hill staffers with strong ties to House Speaker John Boehner. […]

June 26, 2013|News|
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CEOs Storm Washington

Ivan Adler was quoted in Politico about the increasing wave of corporate CEOs approaching the Hill. […]

May 25, 2013|News|
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Ward Queried About Job Market for Federal Contractors

In a Q&A Interview with The Washington Business Journal, Tim Ward discusses the effect of sequestration on the hiring of talent in the government contracts space. […]

May 3, 2013|News|
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Law Firms Tout Cybersecurity Cred

Steve Nelson was quoted in The Wall Street Journal concerning the increased interest by law firms in hiring cybercrime experts. […]

April 1, 2013|News|
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Adler wants to hear accomplishments, not name-dropping | CEO Update

Government relations specialist looks for candidates with passion and ability to articulate value; happy to give jobseekers advice. […]

March 8, 2013|News|
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McCormick Group CEO Interviewed on Radio

Bill McCormick, founder and CEO of the McCormick Group, recently appeared on Executive Leaders Radio to talk about the issues faced by companies in recruiting high-level talent.

February 21, 2013|News|
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The McCormick Group Featured in Forbes

"The key to filling an executive vacancy to the long-term benefit of both company and candidate is balance. The interests of the employer and the potential hire must be given equal weight. If the scales tip too heavily to one side, the match won't last," says William J. McCormick, CEO of The McCormick Group Inc., one of the nation's leading executive search consulting firms. McCormick believes the firm's consistent recognition and success stem from its comprehensive methodology, intimate market knowledge, [...]

December 2, 2012|News|
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Lyles Carr Named One of the Washington Business Journal’s Power 100 of 2012

The Washington Business Journal’s Power 100 is a prestigious award given to those who have proved most influential in D.C.’s local business community. […]

November 29, 2012|News|
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Lyles Carr Receives the Marian Van Landingham Lifetime Service Award

On Friday, November 02, 2012, Volunteer Alexandria hosted The 18th Annual Evening in the Heart of Alexandria at Gadsby’s Tavern Ballroom in Old Town. Evening in the Heart of Alexandria is a tribute to all who give from their hearts to volunteer in the city of Alexandria. Each year Volunteer Alexandria recognizes members of their community who contribute extraordinary service, impacting the city as a whole. This year Lyles Carr, Senior Vice President at The McCormick Group, was honored with [...]

November 2, 2012|Community Involvement, News|
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McCormick Group Legal Recruiters Give a Webcast for Practicing Law Institute

Managing Principal Steve Nelson and Principal Andi Cullins presented “Business Development Plans for Lawyers: More Important than Ever”. […]

April 13, 2012|News|
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Administration Staffers Head Out the Revolving Door

Is the revolving door on Capitol Hill the right thing for ex-lawmakers and staffers? TMG’s Ivan Adler casts his vote on this controversial subject. […]

March 26, 2012|News|

Lame-Duck Lawmakers Look to Lobbying

Keeping track of the comings and goings of members that leave the Senate and House is an important part of Ivan Adler's job as Principal in charge of TMG's Government Affairs Practice. Take a look at his comments on the current crop and their job prospects. Read more.

March 12, 2012|News|
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Greater Washington Board of Trade Hosts 93rd Annual Mid-Winter Dinner

The Greater Washington Board of Trade hosted its 93rd Annual Mid-Winter Dinner on March 2, 2012 at the Washington Hilton for business leaders from the D.C. region to network and connect in black-tie attire. Networking is a continual process by Paul Rothenburg, Vice President of Business Development. Here, Paul connects at a Board of Trade event with an old friend and an important resource when it comes to the DC Government and Congress: Eleanor Holmes Norton, congresswomen for DC. To [...]

March 12, 2012|News|
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Elizabeth Humphrey Elected to New Hope Housing Board of Directors

Congratulations to TMG Managing Principal Elizabeth Humphrey! Based in Alexandria, VA, New Hope Housing is a community-based organization that has been "providing a comprehensive, innovative array of services to homeless families and single adults" since 1978. For more information, go to New Hope Housing. To contact Elizabeth Humphrey, go to | Elizabeth Humphrey

March 2, 2012|Community Involvement, News|
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The McCormick Group Places Two Prominent Litigators with AmLaw 100 Firms

The McCormick Group’s Law & Government Affairs practice recently assisted in the placement of two distinguished litigators at two prestigious AmLaw 100 law firms. […]

March 2, 2012|News|
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Retiring Sen. Snowe would be near top of K Street wish list, insiders say

When one of the Senate’s longest serving members talks about retirement it certainly generates much anticipation on K Street. Ivan Adler assesses her impact and potential value in The Hill. […]

March 1, 2012|News|
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Law firms flock to Washington seeking growth in their regulatory practices

Managing Principal Steve Nelson spoke to the Washington Post on the recent flood of law firms to DC. […]

February 12, 2012|News|
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TMG Managing Principal Elizabeth Humphrey Graduates from Leadership Greater Washington

Congratulations to our own Elizabeth Humphrey on her graduation from the 25th Anniversary class of Leadership Greater Washington. […]

February 2, 2012|News|
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The McCormick Group Celebrates this Year’s Award Winners

The McCormick Group celebrated its 37th year with a dinner for employees and their families at the St Regis Hotel on October 27th. The highlight of the evening was the recognition of outstanding performances by many of the staff that lead to a very successful year. Retainer Salesperson of the Year went to Paul Rothenburg who set a personal and company best record. It was Paul's fourth award for outstanding retainer sales. Rookie of the Year honors went to Chris [...]

October 27, 2011|News|
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Political Jobs Abound Despite Economic Woes

Despite the economic downturn, government affairs jobs have risen. McCormick Group Principal Ivan Adler weighs in on why. […]

September 15, 2011|News|