Los Angeles Local Group

Your Place at the Table:
Empowering Marketing & Business Development Professionals to Play a Larger Role in Talent Acquisition

January 29, 2020

Registration/Networking: 5:30-6:00 PM
Program: 6:00-7:00 PM
Presenter: Michael Ellenhorn, Founder and CEO Decipher

The success or failure of any enterprise rides on the talents of its leaders and principals. Law firms and corporations are increasingly recognizing the important role marketing and business development professionals can play in talent acquisition. How might you play a larger role in your organization?

This program will look at:

  1. Understanding the depth of talent-related challenges;
  2. Key metrics for evaluating the potential business efficiency of a candidate;
  3. Avoiding the "recruiter" trap;
  4. Applying the "science" of Business Development to talent selection and assessment; and,
  5. Competitive intelligence tools which allow you to improve talent acquisition results with significantly reduced outside spend.

DTLA: Hunton Andrews Kurth: 550 S. Hope Street, Suite 2000, Los Angeles, CA 90071  (In-Person)

Century City: Irell & Manella 1800 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 900., Los Angeles, CA 90067 (Video Stream)

Please note that parking with not be hosted at either location. For Century City, we recommend you park at the Westfield Mall and walk across to Irell & Manella.


Complimentary for LMA Members with West Pass
$35 for LMA  Members
$50 for Non-Members

Note: You must be logged in to the LMA website to receive the member rate.




Michael Ellenhorn
Founder and CEO, Decipher
Michael is an entrepreneurial leader, lawyer and solicitor (England and Wales, non-practicing), with more than 20 years of success building and strengthening professional services businesses, including 14 years in the international legal search space, operating businesses throughout Europe, the Middle East, North America and Asia. Prior to his career in executive search, Michael was a trial lawyer and legislative analyst in the U.S. Senate. Michael is a frequent speaker and author on lateral partner integration and the critical importance of utilizing competitive intelligence to mitigate risk. Michael earned his law degree from Washington University in St. Louis, School of Law, and studied business at City University in London, U.K.


Walk-ins are welcome as space permits. Cash or checks made payable to "LMA West Region" will be accepted at the door.


Any cancellations made before January 22, 2020 will be fully refunded. All cancellations made after that date will be billed in full. Registrations may be transferred, however price differences between member and non-members will be billed accordingly.