We are Berkley Search


We believe lawyers help build the businesses of the future


Our Story

The Berkley Search Group is a legal search firm founded on the principle that no matter your current standing in the legal community and high-quality work, continuing success always comes down to having the right people on board. They make all the difference. At The Berkley Search Group, we set new standards in finding the right professional and personal match between our clients and candidates.

With 30+ years in the attorney recruiting space, we have developed deep industry knowledge and a true passion for the field. We understand our clients’ challenges and know what it takes to attract legal talent. Moreover, we have a unique strength in understanding, even the nuances, of our clients’ and candidates’ needs, and we strive to make our recruiting a positive experience for all.


Your needs define
the service we deliver.

Whether you are a client searching for high-potential attorney talent, or an attorney seeking guidance in targeting interesting opportunities, we are here to help you.


Karen Berkley, Founder

Karen is a creative, strategic, and visionary thinker with decades of experience placing, marketing, and providing interview and career coaching services for attorneys. She has an exceptional record in placing attorneys at all levels, has created successful placement strategies, and has led unique recruitment campaigns for law firms and organizations of all sizes. With placement expertise in all practice areas of law, Karen has developed, over the last decade, particular expertise in the placement of attorneys in the privacy and cybersecurity spaces. Notable practitioners and law school professors have acknowledged Karen for her deep knowledge in this practice area and her assistance in the placement process and counseling their law students upon graduation.

Karen enjoys giving back to the community and has spent significant time as an interview and career coach to graduating students, experienced professionals, and seniors transitioning to new careers.

Karen has a degree in Psychology, is an accredited Life Coach, and is considered an expert on the subject of attorney careers.