Sam Bermudez


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sam bermudez

Sam Bermudez
Managing Director

[email protected]
P: 424.581.7180

Being no stranger to the legal industry, Sam’s professional career began in law firms in 2012. Having previously been employed at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, Sam has worthwhile experience working alongside Associates, Senior Associates and Partners in complex commercial litigation, complex civil litigation, trial, and private equity matters. He brings relevant knowledge of Big Law culture and understands what it takes to be successful in the ever-changing landscape of global law firms.

Sam works hand in hand with the company’s upper management throughout the entire life cycle of a partner placement, predominately throughout the California, Chicago and New York markets. His ability to identify accomplished and qualified candidates truly makes him a valuable asset to firms seeking noteworthy individuals. He has strong working relationships with AmLaw top 100 recruiting managers and senior firm officials. His pleasant and amiable personality deepens candidates trust and confidence to help get a deal done.

He earned his undergraduate degree in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles. He currently lives in Los Angeles, and he enjoys navigating the city’s dynamic food scene. Sam also has a strong passion for travel, sports, film and television, and upholding a healthy lifestyle.


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