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Whitemore James Black provides top tier professional talent on a consultant and direct hire search basis. Whether your organization needs the flexibility of a consultant/ contract professional for a long or short term project or requires the niche expertise of one of our search consultants, we will do our best to find you top-tier talent in your marketplace. Headquartered and founded in San Francisco, we provide consultant and search services throughout the United States, with a focus on professional services. We have placed contract attorneys, contract legal professionals, contract finance professionals as well as provided executive search wih top companies and law firms throughout the US.


Whitemore James Black has industry veterans with 10 plus years of search and placement experience. We pride ourselves in being able to find the very best talent available to our clients. We partner with our clients to gain and develop their trust so that they turn to us when they need assistance with essential hiring needs. We are committed to developing and maintaining long term relationships with our clients and this is reflected in the top notch service we provide. 


Whitemore James Black is committed to providing the highest level of service to our candidates. Many of our candidates have worked with us for over a decade, either on a consultant basis or when they are ready to make their next career move. We strive to maintain candidate confidentiality and provide strong customer service to our candidates. It is our mission to provide our candidates with the very best tools and market information for career enhancement and to put them on a path for professional success. We realize our candidates are a reflection of our organization and therefore treat them with the respect and service they deserve.

Practice Areas        

  • Anti-Trust

  • Banking & Finance

  • Bankruptcy & Corporate Restructuring

  • Biotech/ Pharma

  • Corporate Governance

  • Corporate M&A

  • Clean Tech

  • Data Privacy & Information Governance

  • Discovery Attorneys/ Document Review 

  • eDiscovery

  • Energy

  • Environmental Litigation

  • General Litigation

  • Government, Regulatory

  • Healthcare

  • Insurance Coverage & Litigation

  • IP Litigation

  • Labor & Employment

  • Legal Compliance

  • Litigation

  • Patent and Trademark Prosecution

  • Public Entity

  • Private Equity  

  • Real Estate & Land Use

  • SOX Compliance

  • Securities

  • Technology Transactions

  • Telecom

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