Goodwin Gets Global Search


Axiom is a recognized leader in the business of law and is the world’s fastest growing legal services firm. The company has brought a truly innovative business model to the traditional law industry and is a powerful and fast growing disrupter in the global market. They are driving business outcomes from legal, compliance and contracting processes and growing faster than anyone in the industry. They are a new category of professional services firm that applies technology, operations and domain expertise to drive transformative results for their clients, who include Legal, Finance, Operations, Data and Front Office executives at over half of the Fortune 500 companies today.

Founded in 2000, Axiom saw the need to rethink the way legal services were delivered. Today, Axiom comprises a team of more than 2,000+ employees (1,500 attorneys) across 20 offices and 4 delivery centers across 4 continents.  The firm has grown at high double digit growth rates every year that it has been in business and continues to scale at this impressive pace. In fact, in just the past few years, the firm has grown from $100M to revenues over $300M+ and is on course to be a $1B services firm in the next 5 years.

Combining deep legal and business expertise with operational prowess, Axiom works closely with leading law departments to improve their risk profiles and create more value for their corporations. The Financial Times ranked “Axiom #1 in business of law”, “#1 in innovation in corporate strategy” and “#1 in innovation in law firm efficiency”, The New York Times said Axiom is “rewriting the law firm business model”, The Lawyer is calling Axiom “The #1 Alternative Provider & Top 7 Trailblazer” while Legal Business calls Axiom “The #1 Non-Law Firm Provider”.

Goodwin gets market disruption, helping Axiom to re-define legal services at F100 companies.

Client Challenge & Opportunity

  • Experiencing 60% growth year to year
  • Seeking candidates on 2 continents for their Global Delivery organization
  • Struggling to define backgrounds for the “right people” and to figure out where to find them
  • Big search firms had failed to deliver the service and attention Axiom needed

Goodwin Service & Value

  • Sourced Candidates in both U.S. and Europe
  • Able to find and source senior utility players for a business requiring broad skills and flexibility
  • Helped to develop clear role descriptions and targeting plans for senior managers and sales
  • Successfully recruited from powerful and respected players – e.g., Deloitte, McKinsey, Accenture


  • VP, Banking Industry Leader, Insourcing & Managed Project Sales
  • VP, Leader Managed Services Sales
  • VP, Global Compensation & Benefits
  • VP, Corporate Transactions Leader, EMEA
  • VP, Corporate Transactions Leader, US
  • VP, Managed Services Delivery
  • VP, Lead Client Partner, US Banking
  • Director, Global Talent Acquisition
  • Director, Financial Services Sales Leader
  • Director, Global Delivery, London
  • Director, Managed Services Sales
  • Director, Global Solution Design
  • Practice Manager, Hong Kong
  • Practice Manager, New York
  • Practice Manager, London
  • Engagement Manager, Strategy & Delivery, London

“As a growing global company, we selectively use recruiters to assist with key searches. Goodwin Search has proven to be a good partner who first understands our requirements, and then provides high-quality candidates for us to consider in different regions of the world.”

Executive Vice President, Axiom Law