executive legal search


Linda A. Ginsberg is a Senior Partner of Ginsberg Partners.

Linda has practiced executive legal search for two decades, placing partners and groups nationwide into the country’s leading law firms. She is widely recognized for her expertise in advising clients, including firm executive committees, and senior level candidates, who are often practice leaders, on successfully navigating the complexities of this competitive lateral marketplace. Linda has recruited partners in a broad range of substantive legal disciplines, from antitrust to tax, including CIFIUS, cyber security, environmental, ESG, litigation, public M&A, private equity, securities enforcement, technology transactions and white collar defense. She is especially renowned for her partner and group placements in the field of intellectual property.

Before entering the executive legal search profession, Linda practiced law for 12 years, as a litigator at Davis Polk & Wardwell, the General Counsel of Covington Industries, Inc., and as Vice President, Senior Counsel for Litigation at Viacom, Inc.

Linda received her B.A. in English, summa cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania and her J.D. from Columbia Law School, where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar.

Linda may be reached at (212) 742-8118 or lginsberg@ginsbergpartners.com.

Kathleen Hebert, Director

Kathleen focuses on recruiting individual lawyers and groups at the highest levels of the industry. She advises attorneys across all stages of experience to help them understand the market and make the most informed and strategic career decisions possible.

Kay Mugford, Senior Recruiter

Kay has two decades of experience recruiting lateral partners throughout the United States, primarily in New York, Washington, D.C., and California. She also has experience in international markets, including London, Paris, Frankfurt, Munich, Brussels and Hong Kong.

Kay may be reached at (212) 913-9630 or kmugford@ginsbergpartners.com.