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Sharon Mahn Joins ZRG as Managing Director, Head of Law Firm Strategy

Rochelle Park, NJ, March 8, 2022ZRG, a New Jersey-based global talent advisory firm, announces the addition of Sharon Mahn, Esq., as Managing Director, Head of Law Firm Strategy. An authority on legal and executive search and consulting, Sharon has placed hundreds of law firm partners and teams into Global 100 law firms, boutiques, and companies. She is often quoted for her expertise in the media, and she has served on panels worldwide as an expert speaker. Additionally, she is a guest professor at the New York University Master’s Program in the School of Professional Studies and co-host of The Weekly Rush radio show and podcast. Sharon is based in ZRG’s New York office.

Before joining ZRG, Sharon was Head of Legal at a New York City-based executive search company, and earlier, she served as Managing Director at the world’s largest international legal search firm at the time. Further, she has practiced law at top-tier national and international law firms. Notably, Sharon founded an award-winning legal and executive search company, serving as Chief Executive Officer for over a decade.

In addition to identifying and recruiting legal executives, Sharon specializes in strategic law firm mergers and acquisitions, including her most recent merger of a 150-attorney firm into a large international law firm. She has also successfully placed legal professionals into Board and General Counsel roles in sectors including finance, technology, energy, entertainment and media, private equity, hedge funds, and education. She partnered with a former Magic Circle law firm partner to grow his emerging business entity in the United States with dozens of in-house lawyer placements, with the organization eventually selling to West Publishing Corporation and Thomson Reuters.

Sharon has been named one of the Best 100 Leading Legal Consultants in the world by Law Dragon; one of the Top Fifty Women in Business by NJBIZ; and one of the Top Twenty-Five Leading Women Entrepreneurs in the New York City tri-state area. She has also been honored as a “Woman of Influence” by the T.J. Martell Foundation for her philanthropic and business successes and received recognition from the Louis Armstrong Mount Sinai Music and Medicine Foundation for her passion in raising money for cancer research.

“Throughout her career, Sharon has displayed a passion for helping law firms and legal talent to grow and thrive,” said Larry Hartmann, CEO of ZRG. “She has been recognized for her work as a legal executive as well as countless successful placements, and we are excited to welcome her to the ZRG family.”

“A company leads from the top down, and I was beyond impressed to find a leader that strategically builds based not just on the revenue generation, but that values significant attributes in its employees at all levels,” Sharon added. “A talent advisory firm, a human capital business, is only as good as its people and culture. I’m thrilled to join a unique and extraordinary company with an ethical, collaborative culture and a focus on working with top-tier, diverse clients.”

About ZRG

ZRG is a global talent advisory firm that is changing the way companies hire and manage talent. ZRG’s data-driven approach to executive and professional search has been changing the way clients think about how to find top talent. The company’s digital Zi platform combines talent intelligence, candidate insights, and process improvement to dramatically deliver executive searches quicker and with proven better results.

Today, with the help of private equity investor RFE Investment Partners, ZRG is among the fastest growing firms in the search industry and provides a full suite of retained search, on-demand talent, and consulting and advisory solutions across the Americas, Asia, Europe, and Australia.