Diana Kotler

Senior Partner - Contract Placement

Practice Area:



Los Angeles

Resilient and motivated, Diana Kotler has in-depth knowledge of the legal industry that helps her make strategic placements for her candidates. Likewise, she understands the type of talent that clients need in order to succeed.

With 15 years of experience as a litigator and two years of recruiting experience, Diana joined Lucas Group in 2018 as a Senior Partner in the legal practice. Knowing that jobs and careers play a large role in someone’s life, she diligently works to help others improve their quality of life. Always accessible and responsive, she makes matches based on both skill sets and cultural fits. Working with firms and companies of all sizes, Diana places candidates in a wide range of positions from partner to in-house counsel at Fortune 500 corporations.

Throughout Diana’s career, she worked for several law firms before making a transition to legal recruiting in 2016. As a Director at Major, Lindsey & Africa, she specialized in the recruitment of legal talent along the West Coast for a variety of opportunities, including substantive project-based consulting, contract work and temporary-to-permanent placements. Diana’s background in both recruiting and as an attorney offer her unique insight that she is able to pass on to her clients and candidates.

Diana holds a bachelor’s degree from UCLA and a J.D. from Brooklyn Law School. She spends her free time going on adventures with her son and is involved in dog rescue organizations.


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