Meet The Team

Dan Clough

Head of Legal Search

  • Location USA
  • Team Recruitment

Dan received his Juris Doctor from the University of Arizona and brings 10+ years of professional experience in legal and recruitment industries. At JCW, he leads client search assignments in addition to providing strategic leadership on the growth of JCW’s legal search team, domestically and internationally. Prior to joining JCW, Dan was a Managing Director and top global performer at a reputable legal & executive search firm. He began his career in litigation, working on complex federal and state civil/criminal cases at trial, appellate & habeas levels.

Combining legal-sector specific recruitment expertise and a nuanced understanding of legal professional / corporate culture fits, Dan and his team are skilled at partnering with both in-house and law firm clients across a broad range of legal, regulatory & government affairs hiring needs. The team has a strong track record in earning repeat client business after the initial search engagement. Contact Dan for further inquiry on how JCW can support your legal & regulatory hiring needs. 


Recent Placements:

  • Roc Nation (Sports & Entertainment) Placements <> VP, Head of Corporate Legal | VP, Head of Music Legal
  • DTCC (Financial Services / Technology) Placements <> Four (4) Legal Director / AGC placements
  • Series D Fintech (8b+ Valuation) Placements <> Deputy General Counsel | Chief Compliance Officer | Chief People Officer
  • Commercial Bank (Financial Services) Placements <> General Counsel | Corporate Counsel
  • SVELF (Law Firm) Placements <> Three (3) Senior Attorney, Employment lateral placements
  • Publicly-Traded Company (Social Media / Technology) Placement <> Head of US Public Policy
  • Maravai Life Sciences Placement <> Senior Director, Head of Intellectual Property Litigation