Stacey Alton

Managing Director

Stacey Alton is a Managing Director with Major, Lindsey & Africa’s In-House Practice Group in New York. She is a seasoned executive legal recruiter who specializes in placing highly talented general counsel, senior attorneys and compliance officers with corporate clients across a variety of industries including: manufacturing, consumer products, healthcare, media & advertising, technology, real estate and financial services.

Over the last several years, Stacey has placed numerous General Counsel, Deputy General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officers and other senior-level attorneys with in-house legal departments at both public and private companies located in the New York metropolitan area and other U.S. regions. Prior to joining Major, Lindsey & Africa in 2011, Stacey was a commercial litigator in San Francisco, California. Stacey earned her J.D. from Golden Gate University School of Law and her B.A.  from University of California, Santa Cruz.

Founded in 1982, Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA) is the largest and most experienced legal search firm in the world. With more than 25 offices worldwide, MLA has earned recognition for its track record of successful general counsel, corporate counsel, partner, associate and law firm management placements. The firm also provides law firms and companies with highly specialized legal professionals on project, interim and temporary-to-permanent hire basis. Combining local market knowledge and a global recruiting network, MLA recruiters are dedicated to understanding and meeting client and candidate needs while maintaining the highest degree of professionalism and confidentiality. The firm considers every search a diversity search and has been committed to diversity in the law since its inception. For the past three years, MLA has been recognized as “Best National Legal Recruiter” by Corporate Counsel. In 2017, MLA’s In-House Practice Group placed 296 attorneys into various roles with our corporate clients – 52 of these placements were general counsel positions.  To learn more about Major, Lindsey & Africa, visit


September 22, 2018
Advancement within the In-House Legal Profession
9:00 AM  -  10:30 AM