Evan Anderson - Legal Recruiter and Managing Director at San Francisco Bay Area Office
Evan Anderson
Managing Director, San Francisco Bay Area
Director, Diversity Recruiting Practice

About Evan

Evan Anderson is Managing Director of BCG Attorney Search's San Francisco office and the Director of BCG’s Diversity Recruiting Practice. Evan works with a variety of candidates in several practice areas on the West coast but places particular emphasis on candidates representing gender, ethnic, and LGBT diversity.

Evan's education in counseling, coupled with over 14 years of experience in attorney career counseling and law firm management consulting, makes him an excellent addition to the BCG Attorney Search team and an outstanding leader of our Diversity Recruiting Practice.

Prior to joining BCG Attorney Search, Evan worked for Shannon & Manch LLP as a senior legal career advisor. In this role, he provided job search support to outplaced attorneys by helping them to select law firms in the D.C., New York, and California markets that best matched their skill sets, providing resume and cover letter critiques, and helping them strengthen their interview skills by conducting mock interviews. While with Shannon & Manch, Evan devoted a significant portion of his career counseling practice to assisting LGBT, women, and ethnically diverse attorneys secure new positions and define and implement career planning objectives.

Evan's breadth of experience includes experience in the public, private and governmental sectors and he is particularly well versed in attorney professional development from an individual and organizational perspective. Evan has developed and presented workshops focused on career planning, talent retention, diversity awareness, recruiting, and team building. He has coached managers and attorneys on methods for reducing workplace conflict, retaining talent, and reducing attorney attrition. Additionally, he's also administered and interpreted psychometric assessments to help clients identify personal and professional values, skills, and options.

A skilled negotiator, writer, and speaker, Evan has prior experience in both state government and international relations. Early in his career, Evan was called upon regularly to mediate and resolve disputes between constituents and state agencies, as well as to collaborate with state and local officials and agency General Counsels while working for the Florida Governor's Office, and the Florida Cabinet. Additionally, in his role as deputy director for the Washington National Cathedral Center for Global Justice and Reconciliation, he liaised with international leaders, elected officials, and governmental and non-governmental organizations to promote peace making efforts worldwide.

Evan's broad base of experience, along with his passion for helping people achieve their dreams, enables him to relate to a wide variety of candidates, while offering them the personal attention each candidate deserves.

Evan holds both a Post Graduate Certificate in Organizational Counseling and a Master of Science in Counseling from John Hopkins University.

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