Irene Pokh, Founding Partner
Irene has over 20 years of placement experience. She is expert in every aspect of recruiting high-level professionals for major corporations, multinational law firms, as well as corporate specialty boutiques across the US and abroad. She has placed attorneys in-house and has done so with investment banks, and Fortune 500 companies. Irene works with partner level candidates in helping them realize their maximum career potential. With associates, she works on long-term goals to help them make the right move today to facilitate their ultimate target for the future. Her long term strategies with more junior candidates include making calculated lateral moves to gain greater hands-on experience in either a more focused area of practice or one with a more general legal scope that leads to partnership opportunities and in-house placements.
Kathy Chandra, Founding Partner
Kathy Chandra is one of the founding partners of LRG International. Her professional background includes over 12 years of legal recruiting, marketing and management experience. Kathy prides herself on her direct and honest approach and has established long term, trustworthy relationships with her clients over several years. On the client development side, she regularly interacts with the heads of legal practice groups, recruiters, and directors at financial institutions. She has built long lasting accounts through her relationships with an intimate network of clients. She has been able to preserve these relationships by ensuring she matches her client’s demands with the best the profession has to offer. On the recruitment side, numerous factors need to considered when beginning a job search. Kathy is known to be an engaging, resourceful and insightful recruiter with an in-depth knowledge of several practices groups in the legal industry. She coaches her candidates through each phase of the job search process focusing clearly on an appropriate search, polishing resumes, business plans, and negotiates offers. Establishing an effective flow of communication, she clearly defines the needs of her clients and candidates. In turn, the parameters of her searches are always on the forefront of her candidates needs. Kathy works with both associate and partner level candidates.