Kim Clancy, Founder & CEO

Kim has over 15 years of experience providing personalized recruitment and placement services.

Kim started her career in Human Resources and corporate recruiting and then segued into Law, bringing a wealth of experience gleaned from over 10 years in paralegal services and case management. She began legal recruiting for a large regional recruiting firm where she received Top Recruiter/Production Awards every quarter from 1999-2001. In 2002, Kim co-founded The Resource Corner LLC with former colleagues. After more than 8 years of placing various professionals (legal, marketing, IT, finance, etc.) in law firms and corporations, Kim founded Hampton O’Bannon Partners LLC to expand upon her core values and recruit locally, nationally and internationally.

She specializes in diversity recruitment, including women for placement on for-profit Boards of Directors. She also places directors, management and staff in law firms and corporations.

Kim has a knack for successful introductions, including merging companies or law firms. She readily has ideas for prospective M&As that make sense culturally and economically.

She is a California Accredited Consultant certified by, and a member of, California Staffing Professionals. She has been on the Advisory Committee to SF State’s ABA-accredited Paralegal Program since 2002 and participates in various panels for the program. Kim is a recurring Education program sponsor for the Legal Marketing Association Bay Area Chapter (since 2008). She regularly speaks at HR/employment and legal industry events and is frequently tapped for her knowledge and expertise, including offering expert witness testimony.

Kim graduated from the University of California, Irvine with a Bachelor’s degree in Social Ecology (Human Behavior, Criminal Justice, & Public Planning).