National Contract Practice Group Leader, Senior Managing Partner
With more than 15 years of legal experience, Myra Mendizabal joined Lucas Group in 2014 as Managing Partner of Lucas Group’s Legal Division in Los Angeles. In her role, she leads a team of top recruiting experts who provide exceptional attorney recruitment services for legal clients throughout all major markets along the West Coast. Myra quickly demonstrated her impeccable leadership and value to Lucas Group as her team received the company’s prestigious President’s Club Award after her first year with the firm.
Myra works to understand the intricacies of each client’s firm and deliver customized legal recruiting services that yield positive results for both firms and legal professionals. She also believes in being nimble and keeping her eye on the future market—a valuable skill that keeps her team relevant and successful. By design, she has always had a mixed team that is both very capable in attorney recruiting, as well as, staffing substantive level contract placements.
Throughout her extensive career history, Myra has developed an impressive network of clients and candidates and has worked alongside and managed some of the best in the business. In 2000, Myra co-founded a legal staffing boutique that was named one of the top five legal recruiting firms in Los Angeles. She has a proven track record of placing legal candidates nationwide, which she credits to the consultative relationships she builds with past and current clients. Myra’s experience in providing highly-tailored recruiting services is one of the primary drivers of her success at Lucas Group, where she delivers the type of boutique services she believes are essential for superior results.
A native of Los Angeles, Myra enjoys spending her downtime with family and friends soaking up the Southern California sun.