Who We Are

We are a boutique search firm that specializes in finding top talent in the legal community. We scout, align and place lateral legal partnership, as well as consult and assist practice group acquisitions & law firm mergers. To service our clients we recruit lateral associates, paralegals, legal secretarial positions & everything in-between.

Shari Davidson

Shari Davidson

President of On Balance Search Consultants, LLC.

Ms. Davidson, a highly skilled human resources executive with over 20 years’ experience that specializes in finding top talent in the legal community. Shari has placed lateral partner attorneys, as well as group acquisitions & law firm mergers and has assisted several prominent clients in recruiting lateral associates, paralegals and internal professional administrative positions.

What separates Shari from all the other executive recruiters? She focuses on the partner search process. Whether it is finding the right firm for the lateral partner or finding the right partnership for the law firm. Shari aligns herself with both the client and the candidate to make certain all business objectives and strategies are met for future growth and success.

Shari is proud to say …that today she has achieved a success rate of 99% retention on all positions OBS has managed within the last 5 years.

Shari lives by high moral and ethical standards. Due to the nature of her business, she values all relationships, and will always treat your needs with respect, discretion’s and the confidentiality her clients expect.

Shari has facilitated programs for Fortune 100 companies, non-profit organizations, Adult Ed, colleges & universities, and publicly held programs.

Programs Include: time management & goal setting, leadership, communication, sales training, coaching resume & career strategies and stress & wellness programs.

Shari authored and presented corporate training programs; including “Where Does All the Time Go When You’re Having Fun?” ,” Take the Fear Out of Goal Setting” ,“The Hidden Job Market” and “Interviewing & Job Interview Preparation”. Fleet Bank, Leadership Skills for their C-level Executives.

Shari has spoken at the following associations:

  • MS Society LI Chapter
  • Nassau County Bar Association
  • The Long Island Board of Realtors, NAWBO
  • New York State- Office of Parks & Recreation

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