Executive Search


We partner with organizations to understand and help define their vision of what a new hire must accomplish to be successful. We go Beyond the Search with a comprehensive approach to source, identify, and evaluate talent for strategic executive roles. Finally, we manage the job offer, negotiation, and acceptance.

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Candidate Representation


We connect with candidates to discover their motivations for a career change. We learn what their expertise and abilities are and how it may solve our client’s needs. We prep for interview, provide feedback, and ease steps during offer and acceptance.

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Please check out our new podcast series, “Talent Transitions”, featuring perspectives and interviews about talent management and recruiting in the legal industry.
In our second episode , Dave Ris interviews Nova Daly of Wiley Rein. They discuss the importance of a business plan to prepare to transition from the Government back to the private sector and how it was a highly beneficial differentiator during Daly’s interview process.
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Three Thoughts on Choosing the Right Boss

I have the pleasure of speaking with talented people every day. We discuss their career goals and future plans. In my work as an executive recruiter, most of the people I speak with daily are fully employed and considering options about furthering their careers. They have the benefit of searching [...]

TMG’s Take on Why Alternative Pricing May Have Hit a Wall

Two reports released earlier this year indicate that law firm use of alternative fee structures have slowed this year. Among the reasons specified are: The strength of the economy that in recent years has eased concerns of clients about legal fees (which, of course, could change dramatically if [...]

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Ringer Awards 2019

The McCormick Group celebrated our 45th anniversary with the Ringer Awards dinner, 2019. Thanks to our clients, candidates, best in the business account executives, the support staff, and management. A special thanks to Dave Ris for photography, Barbara McCormick and Sarah Carr for organizing, and the staff at the Intercontinental [...]

Three Thoughts on What to Expect from a Recruiter

  As an executive recruiter for the past twenty years, I have had many discussions with clients and candidates about my role as their recruiter. The crux of those conversations is about their experiences with other recruiters. Especially any time a recruiter has failed to meet their expectations.   What should [...]