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Parker + Lynch Legal’s Michael Roche-Kelly Takes On New Role as Director of In-House Search

Roche-Kelly to Focus on Building and Nurturing Corporate Relationships

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.—April 25, 2017 — Special Counsel’s Parker + Lynch Legal, the national leader in attorney search and placement, announces Michael Roche-Kelly has accepted a new role as a director of in-house search for the company.

With over 20 years of legal recruiting experience and over 10 years of retained in-house attorney search experience, Roche-Kelly will now be responsible for business development and marketing initiatives for Parker + Lynch Legal’s retained in-house attorney practice in the Midwest and Northeast.

"Michael’s proven track record in retained in-house search makes this position a natural next step in his career and for our company’s in-house legal search business," said Amanda Ellis Cuban, senior vice president at Special Counsel and Parker + Lynch Legal. "We look forward to leveraging his extensive expertise to build on our longstanding relationships with top corporate law departments, as well as to identify and cultivate new partnerships."

Over the course of his career, Roche-Kelly has implemented senior-level searches for some of the world’s largest and most widely known brands. He also has experience in placing the chief legal officers of large public companies, in addition to many searches at the vice president and divisional general counsel level.

Roche-Kelly studied law at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland, and is licensed to practice in New York.

About Special Counsel

Established in 1987, Special Counsel is the nation’s largest full-service provider of legal staffing and eDiscovery solutions. Our reputation, size and scale combined with local market knowledge give us the distinct advantage in recruiting and retaining skilled legal talent available on a short- or long-term basis. Together with D4, our expertise extends to offering a comprehensive suite of eDiscovery and managed solutions. For more information, visit

About Parker + Lynch Legal

Parker + Lynch Legal is the national leader in attorney search and placement and an extension of Special Counsel, the largest full-service provider of legal staffing and eDiscovery solutions in the US. For 30 years, law firms and corporate legal teams have relied on our legal search experts to deliver quality legal talent, from senior-level attorneys to legal technology specialists. Our knowledge of the industry is unparalleled; we know the positions, skill sets and expected compensation packages in your market better than anyone else. For more information on Parker + Lynch Legal, visit

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