Prompt. Personal. Professional. Confidential.

Miller Sabino & Lee, Inc. has consistently been voted The Best Legal Recruiting Company in Northern California. For over sixteen years, we have provided attorneys to a diverse range of clients from Fortune 500 companies to local, national and international law firms. We are proud of what we do and are dedicated to finding our clients the best possible attorneys to fill their needs and locating attorneys jobs that suit their long-term goals, lifestyles and employment preferences.

Our primary client base is in Northern California's Bay Area and Silicon Valley, however upon request from several clients we have provided search services to clients in Southern California, New York, Florida, Chicago, Texas, Boston and beyond. Our services are strictly confidential, prompt and personal. Our clients are only provided information regarding thoroughly screened candidates that specifically meet their hiring needs. Our candidates are provided with a wealth of information garnered from years of experience and research about potential legal employers. We look forward to working with you.


We provide confidential legal search services to our clients on various levels: whether it is a single attorney placement, a practice group move, or locating an entire law firm for combination purposes, we are dedicated to maintaining the quality and effectiveness of our recruiting services. Our services begin with either a client seeking an attorney employee or an attorney or group of attorneys seeking to combine with another practice. Our recruiting services are tailored to approach attorneys in a discreet and professional manner, and give them an informed and articulate analysis of how a particular client’s needs may fit their long term career goals.

Candidates are then interviewed and screened for skill, experience, and personal information. Only resumes which fit the client’s hiring or expansion criteria are submitted for review. We assist with scheduling interviews, making travel arrangements, forwarding all necessary documentation to the appropriate parties, and any other steps necessary to make the transition period run smoothly.


Stacy Miller Azcarate, Esq. founded Miller Sabino & Lee in 1999. Prior to entering the legal placement field, Stacy practiced real estate and corporate law with a small San Francisco practice. Upon leaving the practice of law she joined Special Counsel as the Executive Director of its Northern California offices. During her tenure with Special Counsel, Stacy managed the San Francisco office and opened the Palo Alto office.

As a preeminent recruiter and advisor in the legal placement field, Stacy has placed numerous large groups, assisted firms with mergers, opening branch offices and single attorney placements. She has authored articles that have appeared in California Lawyer Magazine and the Daily Journal. She has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, The Recorder, The National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, The Wall Street Journal Blog, and She frequently lectures and gives presentations on legal recruiting, professional development and the business of the legal profession.

Stacy is an active member of the California Bar, the American Bar Association, and serves on several boards including the Governor’s Board of the USF School of Law and the USF Women Lawyer’s Council. She is the current President of the Lawyer’s Club of San Francisco. She is also active in the Women’s IP Lawyers Association, ACC, the San Francisco Bar Association and the Queen’s Bench.

Stacy is a graduate of the University of California at Santa Cruz where she earned her undergraduate degree in English and American Literature and wrote her honors thesis on “Images of Women in Holocaust Literature.” Stacy earned her JD from The University of San Francisco School of Law where she was a member of the Moot Court Board, a directed research assistant for the development of The Center for Law and Policy where she assisted in rewriting the Cambodian Civil Code, and spent a summer clerking for the International Courts in The Hague. Stacy has traveled and worked extensively abroad in both the health and legal fields, and speaks Spanish and French. Stacy is always available on her cell at 415.819.7581 or by email at


We provide attorneys to a diverse range of clients, from local, national, and international law firms to Fortune 500 companies including wineries, publicly traded REITS, high technology, and biotech companies. We help our clients accomplish their hiring needs and expansion goals by providing a broad range of services including staffing newly opened branch offices, finding associate attorney candidates and practice groups to complement a firm's particular focus, and locating general counsel and in-house attorneys for companies. Largely, our client base is in Northern California's Bay Area and Silicon Valley, however, we have worked with clients in Southern California, Texas, New York, Atlanta, Boston, and internationally.

Stacy has been instrumental in assisting our firm with it’s strategic growth plans in the Bay Area. We couldn't have grown as quickly or efficiently as we have over the last few years without her.
Managing Partner, Am Law 20 Firm
Stacy assisted us with attracting a significant and strategic attorney group for our firm. She was diligent, professional, and terrific to work with.
San Francisco Managing Partner, Am Law 50 Firm
Stacy has been our firm’s “go to” legal recruiter for several years. She has taken the time to learn about our firm and as a result of her hard work we have grown exponentially over the last few years.
Managing Partner, Am Law 20 Firm


Our candidates are all licensed attorneys with particular fields of legal expertise at all levels. We locate our candidates through a network of attorneys we have spent years building. In addition, we recruit candidates for specific client searches with recruiting techniques which are designed to approach attorneys in a distinctive and personal manner and to provide them with a detailed and intelligent analysis of clients' needs and how a position may fit their long-term career goals.

Our candidates receive prompt and personal attention from our company and all candidate inquiries are kept in strict confidence. All candidate information and correspondence is treated as highly confidential until a candidate gives express permission to forward his or her materials to a specific client. All of our candidates are interviewed and screened before they are presented to our clients and all information contained in a candidate's resume is verified. Our candidates come from the best law schools, universities, and law practices and are highly skilled in their respective areas of practice.

Stacy really took the time to listen to my career goals and analyze my practice. She presented me with very specifically tailored opportunities and assisted me in landing a terrific position at a wonderful firm. Now I am a client and she does most of our firm's 
Bay Area recruiting.
Practice Group Leader, Leading Regional Law Firm
Stacy was always available and up front. She was very realistic about my options and straightforward. I appreciated her candor immensely and landed a great position with a good tech company as a result of her efforts.
Director of IP, Fortune 500 Company
Stacy understood the transition I was about to make by taking my local practice to a large international firm would be significant. She was a tremendous help in maneuvering the process and staying on top of everything from scheduling, developing a business plan, and strategizing. Without her diligence and creativity, I would not be where I am today.
Regional Managing Partner, Am Law 100 Firm


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