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Higher Talent Legal Business Search—

responding to an acute industry need for legal professionals with new skillsets.

Changing Legal Business Landscape. Changing Needs.

Law, technology, and business have converged—changing the way work is done and the skills required to do it.

About Higher Talent Legal Business Search

Higher Talent Legal Business Search is the first-ever boutique search firm specialized in placing candidates who meet clients’ growing needs for transformed legal services. Higher Talent Legal Business Search draws on the expertise of nationally renowned executive search recruiter Mindy Cohen and her team, as well as from two legal industry luminaries, Mark A. Cohen and Stephanie Corey.

About Higher Talent Legal Business Search

Higher Talent Legal Business Search is the first-ever boutique search firm specialized in placing candidates who meet clients’ growing needs for transformed legal services. Higher Talent Legal Business Search draws on the expertise of nationally renowned executive search recruiter Mindy Cohen as well as from two legal industry luminaries, Mark A. Cohen and Stephanie Corey.

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Our Process

As a highly regarded and experienced national executive search firm serving higher education, nonprofits, and industry, Higher Talent has proven ingredients for successful outcomes including our client responsiveness, deep domain expertise, highly-experienced staff, adherence to process, effective use of technology, and a collaborative culture. We stay abreast of industry trends and leverage a cloud-based file folder system enabling clients to have access to all search documents and facilitating transparency and collaboration 24/7. This enables us to lead regional, national, and international recruitments on behalf of our clients, resulting in faster times to placement, and guarantee results.

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Our Leadership Team

Mindy Suissa Cohen

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Mindy Suissa Cohen is the President and co-founder of Higher Talent Executive Search, one of the nation’s most respected executive search firms. A nationally recognized leader in the executive search industry, Mindy has successfully represented leading organizations for more than 25 years. She has recruited senior executives—nationally and internationally—for Fortune 500 companies, organizations, public/private partnerships, institutions of higher education, and now for legal business. Mindy’s clients are among the world’s most highly regarded organizations. Mindy brings proven experience with a 98% success rate, 90-day completion rate, and 95% referral and repeat business. Mindy’s expertise in placing qualified professionals with best-in-class qualifications and the right “fit” for client organizations is unparalled. Mindy earned a Level 1 Certification from Hogan Assessments, introducing this personality analysis tool to Higher Talent’s clients.

Mark A. Cohen

Legal Business Advisor

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Mark A. Cohen is a global thought leader and innovator in the legal industry. He is the CEO of Legal Mosaic, a legal business consultancy; regular contributor to Forbes where he has a column on the global legal marketplace; and sought-after international speaker. Mark was appointed by the Singapore Academy of Law (SAL) to serve as its inaugural LIFTED “Catalyst-in-Residence.” He has been a Distinguished Fellow at Georgetown University Law Center and at Northwestern University Pritzker College of law and presently teaches at Bucerius (Germany), IE Spain), and the College of Law (Australia). His Legal Mosaic blog was recognized by the American Bar Association as one of the 50 outstanding worldwide legal blogs in their inaugural “Web 100.” He also serves as an Intelligence Fellow for ALM.  Mark has focused on “the business of law” since the turn of the Millennium. Prior to that, he was an internationally recognized civil trial lawyer, serving stints as a decorated Assistant United States Attorney, BigLaw partner, national boutique founder, outside General Counsel, and Federally-Appointed Receiver of an international aviation parts business.

Stephanie Corey

Legal Business Advisor

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A veteran in the Legal Operations field, Stephanie Corey is the co-founder of the Corporate Legal Operations Consortium (CLOC), a leading Legal Operations association, and co-founder and General partner of UpLevel Ops, LLC, a legal strategy and operations consulting firm. Stephanie began her career at Hewlett Packard Company as Chief of Staff and head of Legal Operatons. Stephanie has held similar positions at VMWare and Flex International. Stephanie holds a BA in economics and an MBA from Lehigh University, and is a serial entrepreneur.

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