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‘‘Rick Kolodny is smart, hardworking, and loyal. He handicaps the options, provides insightful counsel and advocates forcefully for his clients.’’
Mark Beck, former Practice Group Leader, White Collar Group, Orrick
Richard Kolodny was named by The Daily Journal as one of the top legal recruiters in California and selected as one of 18 legal recruiters in the United States in Lawdragon’s "100 Legal Consultants You Need to Know."

Founded in 1995, The Portfolio Group has represented and placed hundreds of partners, counsel, and associates with top law firms and corporations. Our services are strictly confidential and we place lawyers throughout California as well as nationally. A highly respected reputation in the legal community, extensive top tier placement experience, unsurpassed high level contacts, and deep industry knowledge are our strategic advantage.  

We represent partners, practice groups, and lateral candidates seeking new opportunities. Drawing on almost 30 years of legal recruiting success, we help partners and lawyers confidentially gain access to decision-makers at top law firms, help them intelligently and strategically evaluate potential lateral opportunities, and assist with the negotiation of compensation.



Practice groups



General Counsel

Corporate counsel


Am Law 100/200 firms

Midsize firms and boutiques

Fortune 500 companies

Public and private companies

Private equity, hedge funds, investment management firms

Non-profit organizations

Please contact us to learn more about our confidential search and placement services.