About Hire Counsel, An HCMC Legal Company

Hire Counsel, an HCMC Legal Company, is the national leader in legal services and dedicated to serving today’s new legal economy.  We expertly address the ever changing needs of law firms, corporations and government agencies in this dynamic industry by providing customized legal solutions, leveraging our deep understanding of the legal industry, its best practices, technology and economic drivers.  Our clients count on us to provide fast, responsive, exceptional service, on time and on budget.  Whether you seek temporary legal support to right-size your discovery teams, Specialized Project Attorney services, or specialists in compliance, contract administration, corporate transactions, research analysis and government, or permanent hires, we tailor a strategic solution that will help your organization achieve superior results and maximize ROI.  Here’s why:

  • 30+ years of experience in providing superior legal services
  • 50,000+ qualified attorneys and legal professionals in our national database
  • 12 offices in major legal centers in the U.S.
  • 7 state-of-the-art eDiscovery review centers nationwide with the ability to build pop-up facilities in any location
  • Single source provider, supported by an experienced, dedicated full-service professional team
100% Employee Owned

Hire Counsel is proud to be a 100% employee owned company through the HCMC Legal, Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). We are the first and only employee owned company in the legal staffing industry. Both our own Hire Counsel staff as well as our temporary legal employees – temporary attorneys, temporary paralegals, temporary legal staff— can now participate in equity ownership through the ESOP, provided they meet the Plan requirements.  For our contractors, this is a precedent setting added benefit to our already comprehensive benefits package, as well as tangible motivation to provide only the best service to our clients and continued loyalty to Hire Counsel.  The ESOP strengthens our ability to continue providing best in class attorney staffing services and review management.  It ensures our commitment to our core values of teamwork, integrity and professionalism—values we have lived by since our founding in 1987.

For more information about the broader community of ESOPs and employee-owned companies, please visit the websites of the ESOP Association and the National Center for Employee Ownership.

Awards & Accolades

HCMC Legal, Inc., the parent company of Hire Counsel and Mestel & Company, was ranked #2 on the 2019 List of Largest Legal Staffing Firms in the US by Staffing Industry Analysts. For more information and to see the full list, click here.

HCMC Legal, Inc.’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Joan Davison, was named one of 150 Global Power Women in Staffing by the Staffing Industry Analysts. For more information and to see the full list, click here.