Three decades focused on legal, compliance, and executive recruiting. Our Principals and team of experienced recruiters bring integrity, insight, knowledge, and global networking to each search assignment. We create value for our clients and candidates through our uncompromising devotion to their success.

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About Preferred Placement

Using our knowledge and passion, we find and recruit the talented candidates our clients want to hire for the long-term. We have the same goal for each candidate: to match them to a role they love, with an organization in which they will thrive and prosper. We reach across all industries and areas of practice to match the best talent with premier clients.

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Our Process

Collaboration is the hallmark of our search process. Each assignment receives the personal attention of a Principal as well as an experienced recruiter. We are always engaged in due diligence to better understand our clients’ cultures and values and our candidates’ skills and professional goals. We spend time meeting candidates – either in-person or virtually – to assess their experience and ensure we find the perfect fit.

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Preferred Placement Leadership Team

Anne Angowitz

Founder & Principal

Stuart Angowitz


Peter Dranoff


William Carr


Scott Dvorkin


Anna Franzen


Avery Beck

Director of Operations

Ben Angowitz

Recruiting Analyst



Our team of legal recruiters passionately matches the best lawyers with premier companies and law firms around the world.

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Our team of compliance recruiters covers all regulated industries, from financial and business services to pharmaceutical to consumer products and beyond.

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We work on retained and exclusive C-level searches as well as positions in business development, consulting, and other areas where a legal or compliance background is desired.

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We provide industry research through retained projects on diverse subjects such as compensation analysis and law department structures.

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