Legal Recruiting Agency

We're Career Agents

A legal recruiting agency helping attorneys nationwide


We are a legal recruiting agency. Our core sectors of expertise are helping law firms Partners, Counsel, and Associates find great opportunities: Corporate/IP/Litigation

"Hiring people is an art, not a science, and resumes can’t tell you whether someone will fit into a company’s culture."

Howard Schulz
Our Team


“Since our inception, Career Agents has been focused on providing a personal touch in helping attorneys find awesome gigs!”

Pemberton Gordon is a native California having grew up in East Palo, California (The YAY Area!). He graduated with a B.A. in Humanities from Menlo College located in Atherton, CA. Pemberton is a former US Army Platoon Leader. He had a letter of recommendation and interest in going to law school but once he found out about being strapped to a desk – he said no way! Pemberton is a former tech and legal recruiter of Yahoo, EMC, Network Appliance, Tiny Prints, and Counterpane Internet Security. He has recruited attorneys to Jones Day, Morgan Lewis, Goodwin Procter, White Case, Pillsbury Winthrop to name a few. Pemberton is married and has four children. Occasionally Pemberton likes to be a superhero at Birthday and don his Black Panther costume. He loves boxing, reading, and family picnics. He has become a Detroiter in the past few years and is active serving in his church. Pemberton claim to fame is that he coached to two former attorneys in to becoming serial entrepreneurs.

Pemberton Gordon III

Legal Career Agent/Coach/Friend/Servant


Each completed hire makes us even more hungry. Hungry for more opportunities

to serve and make a difference. One person at time


Number of years doing what I love helping and serving others!


Number of Attorneys I talked out of being lawyer who were inspired to create companies – Both are on have become serial entreprenuers


Number of people I have helped get outstanding opportunities over 20 years


Number of Years Serving in the US Army Corps of Engineers Solving Problems

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Our Team


WHAT WE DO: We help Law Firm Partners, Counsel, and Associates identify new opportunities. We also help Law Firms and companies attract, recruit, qualify and retain top talent.

SCHEDULE A CALL: If you’re a Law Firm Partner/Counsel/Associate looking to weigh your options for your next move and/or a law firm or company that needs assistance to identify top talented professionals, I invite you to have a conversation. Whether we decide or not to do business together, I am confident that our call will be full of insights and actionable steps that can help you in your business or career.

Specialties: Legal Recruiter for Law Firms

Now Hiring: Partners and Associates for law firms

Patent Litigation
Patent Prosecution

Commercial and Securities Litigation

Career Coaching

If you are a Partner and curious what your talent will bear in the market and/or looking for your next lateral move and need someone to help you weigh options, consult on your diligence documentation, business plan, fit, and help you evaluate how you will continue to grow business and avoid conflicts. Lets chat.

If you are an associate and would like to advance in your career and have concerns about obtaining skillsets, getting visibility, mentorship, and opportunities we should chat!

Contingency Search

If you are law firm that would like to hire Partners and Associate in Corporate, IP, and Litigation we should talk. Legal Career Agent has worked with law firm leadership to identify talent: Fish Richardson, Morgan Lewis, Perkins Coie, White & Case, Goodwin Procter, and Jones Day!

Retained Search

If you are Law Firm and need to fill a specific niche around Diversity, Key A Players, and Rainmaker that can take your firm to the next level and your are looking for a dedicated recruiter Legal Career Agents can definitely help.



The comments below are just a sample of the many clients Legal Career Agents has helped

with new opportunities.



Career Agents helping you
on your next adventure!

Career Agents

Detroit, Michigan 48221

(408) 230-3649