Partners and Groups

Avis understands, from longevity of experience, that you are not just another number or deal. She will take your professional move personally and seriously because your transition is life changing.

Avis’ candidates never get lost in a database. From start to finish, Avis represents each candidate through every phase of the placement process, often holding together deals that require a high level of skill and discretion. When Avis represents you, there is no volume shop mentality. Avis is a veteran recruiter who knows not only how to get doors open for her client, but also how to optimally close the deal. She will go the distance to ensure you succeed.

Avis maintains an extensive network of unparalleled access to law firm leaders, the result of her ethical stance to service, professionalism and problem-solving on behalf of her candidate. As a recruiter, Avis knows her audience, is as selective as her clients when it comes to the right fit, and specifically curates an even more satisfying and efficient experience for those she serves.

Avis understands that every partner candidate is unique. She demonstrates time and again that she knows how to bring partner and group candidates to market and identify their distinct value proposition while doing the necessary legwork to maximize their ultimate fit and compensation. She offers candidates the proven ability to identify the right opportunity and strategy by bringing to bear her experience, analytical skills, and thoughtful approach to placements.

California’s elite law firm partners and practice groups choose Avis for personalized quality representation when seeking to elevate their practice and expand their sphere of influence. For decades, Avis has delivered the know-how required to find the best possible law firm fit for individual attorneys and legal teams. Avis’s high-level insight, unrestricted access to law firm leaders and decision makers, and advocacy skills set her apart.

Known as far more than a high-level “headhunter,” Avis goes above and beyond by serving as a career advocate and strategist. She delivers highly substantive and individualized attention throughout the life cycle of your placement. Avis is passionate about building strong relationships and takes the time to know both her candidates and law firms in order to serve as a long-term advisor again and again and again. She listens carefully to client objectives and is known for her bespoke focus that ensures the peace of mind needed to thrive personally and professionally.

Avis knows, from every perspective, the nuances of the legal market and how to maximize your value. A distinguished professional who cares deeply about each individual and law firm she serves, Avis is appreciated for providing the requite insight and guidance needed to navigate the lateral partner marketplace.

Simply, Avis’s industry acumen and judgement result in successful searches and placements that are grounded in integrity and the right result for the partner and the firm alike.


Avis Caravello

P (415) 979-0200

315 Montgomery St 10th Fl
San Francisco, CA 94104