CLS Legal Staffing, a division of Chicago Legal Search, Ltd., provides the best permanent, temporary/contract and temp-to-perm legal staff recruiting and placement in Chicago. Today’s leading law firms and companies rely heavily on CLS Legal Staffing. We are confident we can successfully recruit the best talent for your organization.


CLS Legal Staffing’s top priority is to provide our candidates with outstanding opportunities at Chicago’s most prestigious law firms and corporations. We take a personal approach, listening to your needs to help you achieve your career goals. Working with CLS Legal Staffing, you gain immediate access to a wide range of opportunities and the decision makers.



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CLS Legal Staffing is pleased to announce the hire of Alexandra B. Marcell as our Manager of Client Development. She received a B.A. in Communication and English from Denison University in 2013, where she was the Varsity Tennis Captain and an NCAA All-American. During the summer of 2012, she worked as an intern for the American Diabetes Association, assisting with the organization’s marketing and fundraising efforts. In her free time, Alex enjoys playing tennis, reading, and spending time with friends and family.


Assisting Law Firms & Corporations in Their Search for Exceptional Legal Staff

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  • “CLS Legal Staffing is remarkable. Although I was in a very challenging situation, trying to move from a project assistant position to a paralegal position, Simone Green worked her magic. Simone genuinely cared about placing me in the perfect position.”

    Lirita Brow, Litigation Paralegal

    Latham & Watkins