The Merker Group | Who We Are


About the Merker Group

The Merker Group is a leading legal and compliance recruiting firm. We have an excellent understanding of both in-house and private practice markets, focusing on all types of positions ranging from General Counsel, Compliance Officers and Partners, through junior-level attorneys.

We have worked with a wide range of clients from start-ups to Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies across all sectors. We also work with many of the top law firms across the nation. Our clients trust us to source the very best candidates at market competitive salaries.

The Merker Group can assist you whether you are looking to hire your first in-house counsel, a new GC, or are simply expanding your law firm team. We have the expertise and knowledge to find you the right individuals to fulfill your needs.

In addition to our tailored recruitment services, we are focused on partnering with our clients to provide highly detailed knowledge on their respective regions, as well as comprehensive information on the job market, current industry trends and compensation expectations.

The Merker Group can plan, source and build your legal team in the most efficient and seamless manner, which will allow you to find your hires more quickly and successfully than you could internally or elsewhere. Our search efficiency and quality are a result of our strategic, thorough approach and ability to dedicate our attention to representing you in the market.


Danielle Goldstone Merker

Danielle Goldstone Merker is the Co-Founder and President of The Merker Group, Inc. where she focuses on legal and compliance recruitment for in-house legal departments across the United States and internationally. She also works with law firms across the nation on their partner and lateral hiring needs.

Danielle's goal is to establish close relationships with her clients and to learn about their unique cultures and hiring objectives. This leads to successful, effective and efficient searches that are specifically tailored to her clients' needs. In addition to recruitment, Danielle has partnered with her clients on various matters, including market mappings and benchmarking data and compensation. Danielle also enjoys working closely with her candidates, providing guidance and helping them identify opportunities that are in line with their career goals.

Prior to founding The Merker Group, Inc., Danielle worked as a legal recruiter for one of the world's leading legal recruitment firms for three and a half years. There, she handled both in-house and law firm searches and successfully placed candidates into law firms and companies across various industries. Before becoming a recruiter and entrepreneur, Danielle was a practicing attorney for nine years in New York City. Her background in law and practical experience has given her extensive insight into the legal market, which has proven very valuable to her clients and candidates.

Kevin Merker

Kevin Merker is the Co-Founder and Head of Business Development and Marketing at The Merker Group, Inc. where he focuses on establishing new relationships with companies and law firms across the nation. Kevin provides the strategic direction of The Merker Group, Inc. and positioning within the market. He is astute in understanding organizational structures, internal challenges and navigating the idiosyncrasies that exist with many of our clients.

In addition to founding and operating his own ecommerce business for 10 years, Kevin has had a successful career concentrated on business development, building partnerships, marketing and sales. Kevin graduated with honors from Babson College with a degree in Marketing and Economics.