At HCLS, we are in the people business. By employing outstanding people, we attract outstanding clients and candidates. Our experience and intuition allows us to smoothly navigate the market, so you can be confident in our results.

Haley Clark
Founder of HC Legal Search


Haley Clark, Founder of HC Legal Search, brings over a decade of experience in the legal recruiting industry. She started HCLS with the intention of raising the bar for legal recruiting services. Her company is a Dallas-based, boutique legal search firm that specializes in the placement of partners, attorneys, paralegals, receptionists and all other administrative staff that a firm might require, as well as large partner acquisitions, group hires, and opening law firms statewide. She works on behalf of American Lawyer top 200, 100, 50 and 10 firms.

Haley is a graduate of the University of Texas, where she started her career in politics as Chief of Staff for State Representative Tom Uher and Legislative Aide for State Representative Tony Goolsby. Following work in Washington D.C. on the presidential campaign for Senator John Kerry, Haley returned to Austin and worked in the Membership Department of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association.

Haley is actively involved in the legal community along with many legal associations including the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, American Board of Trial Advocates, Dallas Bar Association, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, Dallas Area Paralegals Association and the National Association of Legal Search Consultants.

Haley currently resides in Highland Park and is the proud mother of three little boys: Gus, Hank and Rhett.