ABOUT SGS & OUR FOUNDER


The professionals at Sullivan Global Search have significant managerial and recruitment experience in professional service firms and corporations, specifically in the areas of finance, administration, personnel, compensation and benefits. The depth of this knowledge provides us with a profound understanding of what is important during the recruitment process - and how to retain the best talent in today's competitive legal landscape.

Michael J. Sullivan, the founder of Sullivan Global Search LLC is a former Executive Director of a Boston law firm. For over a dozen years, he has interviewed and hired at all levels, for all positions including, but not limited to, Partners, Associates, senior level Managers and Law Clerks. In addition to his experience in hiring, Michael has a solid background in finance where he has developed and maintained compensation systems and with incentive bonus plans for all levels. His financial background has given him an appreciation for budgeting and the fiscal constraints of an organization. He is mindful of the complex employment environment where firms and corporations strive to hire a diverse, qualified workforce and comply with current laws. Michael's 12+ years of experience in law firm management establish him as a collaborative partner to both clients and candidates during their search. His knowledge, insight and understanding of the legal industry will help you be prepared for today's opportunities and tomorrow's challenges.

For over fifteen years, Sullivan Global Search has sourced and placed Partners, Groups and Associates at some of the world's most prestigious law firms and has worked throughout the U.S. and abroad with firms and attorneys in such cities as London, Paris, Frankfurt and Hong Kong. Currently, Michael focuses most of his attention to the recruitment & placement of Partners and Groups, and counsels law firms on such concerns as growth strategies and the complexities of the legal marketplace. He has been quoted within legal industry articles in publications such as the National Law Journal and the Boston Business Journal and most recently been one of the Top 5% viewed profiles on LinkedIN.

A graduate of Boston College with a degree in Economics, Michael is a proud alumnus and works with the BC Career Center to mentor and assist students and fellow alumni with career counseling and placement.