About Us

We make it easy for corporate legal departments and law firms and our channel partners to engage high quality legal talent on either a temporary or permanent basis.

Concurrently, we assist exceptionally talented professionals to find amazing employment opportunities that offer a range of work life balance flexibility.

Our connections are made through permanent placements, contract staffing and secondment engagements.

With over 20 years of experience servicing Amlaw 100 law firms and corporate legal departments and as former practicing attorneys, we understand the environment that our clients practice in, what's at stake and the importance of helping them to find the right professionals on temporary or permanent basis to support their efforts.

Ethics, honesty and integrity are the hallmarks of how we do business.

What We Do

We serve our client companies by providing a reliable single source for all of your staffing needs.

  • Contract staffing
  • Direct hire
  • Contract-to-direct conversion
  • Veterans placement

Contract Staffing

Our aim is to find you the best talent in the marketplace based on your project’s unique criteria (practice area/level of seniority, etc.); provide a great experience for our contractors; and stay connected to ensure that your project is meeting your expectations. While we offer different levels of contract staffing, the formula for success is the same, ask our clients the right questions, listen and exceed their expectations. The types of contract staffing that we offer are as follows:

Secondment and high-level temp attorney staffing

  • Our candidates are former in-house and Amlaw 100 lawyers specialized in specific practice area
  • Enables corporate legal departments and law firms to manage fluctuations in workload efficiently and expediently
  • “Try-before-you-buy” – contractors can be converted to permanent employees if our client elects to do so
  • Document Review

    • We provide seasoned document review attorneys and paralegals
    • Clients have access to turn-key project space
    • Top notch project managers are available when requested
    • We experience a high level of retention among contract attorneys
    • Situations that warrant contract staffing in today's market

      • Do you have a hiring freeze now that prohibits you from hiring staff?
      • Do you have a deadline or special project that you need completed?
      • Do you want to evaluate a candidate skill prior to offering direct employment?
      • Do you want to avoid layoffs and bad press?

Direct Hire

Whether assisting a corporate legal department or a law firm to find exceptional talent, we focus on finding the best possible match based on organizational requirements, candidate goals, experience and company culture. What distinguishes us in the marketplace is the quality of our process, the care that we take in both finding and placing candidates, and the ultimate results that we achieve for both parties.

Clients Engage Us To Find Top Talent For These Types Of Positions

Corporate Clients

  • Compliance officers and risk management professionals
  • Full outsourced general counsel services
  • Long or short term seconded counsel

Legal Professional Services Providers

  • Business developers
  • Project managers
  • Operations managers

Law Firms

  • Lateral partners
  • Business development and practice support managers
  • Marketing managers
  • General administrative professionals

Andrew D. Titus, Esq. - Principal & Founder

Andrew is the Founder and Principal of COGO Sourcing, LLC. He has spent the past 20 years consulting AMLaw 100 law firms and corporate legal departments to improve efficiency through the better use of technology and workflow. Prior to founding COGO, Andrew was the Chief Operating Officer of Update Discovery, a division of Update Legal, where he built a managed review division for the $100 million staffing company. In just two years of operation, Update Discovery attracted many high-profile clients, including Google and Becton Dickenson.

Naima Walker Fierce, Esq. - Partner

Naima is a partner at COGO Partners. Prior to joining COGO, Naima ran the Fierce Group, LLC, a Washington, DC and Nashville, TN based firm focused on law firm legal recruiting. Naima spent ten years leading the legal recruiting efforts of Weil, Gotshal & Manges, one of the world's most prestigious law firms, where she was a member of the firm's Executive Director Group, together with the heads of Finance, IT, Marketing and HR, and was involved in a broad range of high-level finance, business and law firm administrative matters. Prior to Weil, Naima practiced corporate law at Winston & Strawn and was previously Assistant General Counsel at Clear Channel Entertainment. .

Leslie Berger, Esq. - Director of Legal Recruiting

Leslie Berger is a former practicing attorney who began her career as a Staff Attorney with the Federal Trade Commission and later as a commercial litigator. As a legal recruiter she has placed associates, partners, in house counsel and legal support personnel within law firms and corporations. She specializes in both direct hire and contract placements. As an experienced attorney, she brings unique insight to the legal workplace demands, client needs and candidate qualifications.

Amy Stisser - Director of Legal Recruiting

Prior to joining CoGo, Amy worked in the legal recruiting departments of two global law firms – Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP and Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP. While leading the global recruiting team at Milbank, Amy worked closely with recruits of all levels as well as attorneys, firm management, and administrators, becoming knowledgeable of the business side of a firm, as well as its practice needs.

Amy graduated from The College of William & Mary with her B.A. in English. While still working in the legal recruiting field, inspired by her experiences mentoring law students, she also earned her masters degree in Education from New York University.

100 Lawyers Project

Greg Ogunsanya - M&A attorney - Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation

Throughout my career I have had the good fortune to work with and support some amazing lawyers and legal professionals who are not only leaders within the profession but also, often quietly and without fanfare, make a huge impact in their communities and the World. The 100 Lawyers Project aims to showcase a handful of these amazing individuals.

COGO Partners is a Certified MBE (Minority Business Enterprise)

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