Managing Consultant, Corporate Affairs & Legal

Michael Whitehead is a Managing Consultant in the Corporate & Legal Affairs Center of Excellence (COE).

Michael brings over twenty years’ recruiting and consulting experience to the role having recruited high quality, successful lawyers into senior positions, working on assignments for an array of national and international law firms and corporate clients, across industries, ranging from Venture Capital and Private Equity backed enterprises to large, global multinationals.

Aside from his client assignments, Michael has also acted as a trusted advisor/representative to many high-performing law firm partners and practice groups, seeking to transition to a more satisfactory platform.                  

Michael’s experience includes time with a global legal search firm, a top tier European search firm with a focus on assisting European companies with growth in the United States and more recently running his own legal search boutique. While he has vast experience conducting searches across all major US markets, Michael has also maintained a healthy portfolio of international business, completing successful searches in many European and Asian market centers on behalf of local and international law firms. Michael is a dual UK/US citizen. 

He attended Thornleigh Salesian College, Bolton, England and graduated with a BA, Political Science from Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia.