about us

MJM Legal Search is a legal placement firm that places attorneys at all levels of experience. Located just outside our nation's capital, we serve all major markets, with a particular concentration on the Washington, DC and New York greater metropolitan areas. Our clients range from AmLaw 100 firms to boutiques and we have placed attorneys at the partner, counsel and associate levels in a broad range of practice areas. Some of the practice areas we have worked in include employee benefits, government contracts, labor and employment, intellectual property, corporate, litigation, healthcare and insurance regulatory. Our relationships with our employer clients and candidates are based on trust and the information clients and candidates share with us is handled with discretion and in confidence.

about marilyn cochran

Marilyn Cochran established MJM Legal Search after practicing law for 25 years. She obtained her J.D. cum laude from Whittier College, where she was a member of Law Review, and her LL.M. in Taxation from New York University. She practiced in the employee benefits area in New York at Rosenman & Colin and Schulte Roth & Zabel, and in-house at Metlife, before relocating to Washington, DC and transitioning to a career in recruiting. In her free time, Marilyn enjoys playing tennis, traveling and exploring wines.