- Company: Kamisar Legal Search, Inc.
- Phone: (425) 392-1969
- Fax: (425) 557-0080
- Website: www.seattlesearch.com
Specialties & Experience
General Specialties: Employment and Legal
Specialty Focus: attorney employability, executive employability, attorney compensation, executive and attorney marketability, executive earning capacity, career assessment, job search analysis, job placement, executive recruiter, search consultant, wage loss, mitigation of damages, executive compensation.
Education: B.A., With Distinction, Psychology, University of Michigan; J.D. (Juris Doctor), Duke University School of Law
Years in Practice: 27
Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 2
Mr. Kamisar has been a search consultant for attorneys for over 25 years and has served as an expert witness on the subjects of attorney compensation, attorney marketability, attorney employability, attorney earning capacity, attorney job search analysis, mitigation of damages. He has been deemed qualified as an expert in trial court, and was found in a recent court opinion to be a “credible and knowledgeable” expert on the subject of attorney compensation and attorney placements. Mr. Kamisar has experience testifying in depositions and at trial. Recently served as expert witness for plaintiff on the subject of attorney job search analysis and mitigation of damages in the federal district court in San Francisco case of Wadler v. Bio-Rad where plaintiff was awarded approximately $11 million in damages plus attorneys fees when jury found violations of Whistleblower protections in retaliatory firing of company’s General Counsel. In a prior case Kamisar served as expert witness for employer defendant in dispute with a former General Counsel. A Duke Law School graduate, Gordon Kamisar is the President and Founder of Kamisar Legal Search, Inc., a legal recruiting firm that places attorneys locally, nationally, and internationally. He has nearly 25 years of experience in legal employment, and has placed well over 200 attorneys in law firms of all sizes and 100+ attorneys in in-house positions with corporations ranging in size from small start-ups to Fortune 100 companies.