Client Success Stories

Associate

We engaged ZSA as, historically, they have provided the best service and candidates. Our experience with Travis was excellent.  He was extremely responsive from engagement and worked tirelessly for us. We found great value in his candor, experience and relationship building, and he will be our “go to” going forward. We have used other recruiters

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Corporate Paralegal

We had initially advertised on Linkedin for a General Counsel role but were not satisfied with the quality of the applicants, and, as a result, we contacted ZSA. Sara was excellent and had a very collaborative approach, and I always felt our interests were being heard and protected. Additionally, she was always open for discussion

Natural Gas Company

Legal Executive Assistant

We have requested ZSA’s assistance previously for multiple roles within our legal department and have not been disappointed. We dealt with Kareyn who was excellent; and she was very responsive and attentive to our needs. Having Kareyn respond within the hour (sometimes minutes) was extremely valuable. Once we decided upon a candidate, we were able

Food & Support Services Company

Associate Lawyer

I was placed as an Associate Lawyer and responded to a post in the OR’s. I dealt with Orit who was extremely helpful and insightful into the hiring process. She was a pleasure to work with and it was an excellent experience.

Associate Lawyer

I was placed as an associate lawyer. I spoke with Travis when I completed my articles, as I wanted to make a move from London to the Toronto market. I recall finding his profile on LinkedIn and dealing with Travis was excellent. He was communicative and transparent; he was always willing to take a call;

COO

Our experience working with Travis was excellent. We have used many recruiters in the past and would use the services of ZSA again.

Marie-Eve Duguay

Dans le passé j’ai souvent fait affaire avec une firme compétitrice à ZSA, mais cette année j’ai décidé de tenter l’expérience pour trouver ma prochaine perle rare. J’ai eu le plaisir de travailler avec Julien Winterhalter qui a su rapidement comprendre ce que je recherche et trouver quelque chose qui me convient. Merci à toute

Carl DeLuca

We were looking to hire a Legal Director, Corporate/Securities, and I engaged ZSA based on my prior relationship with Warren, as he has helped me out with a number of hiring mandates over the years. My experience with him was excellent. Warren is a fixture in the Toronto legal market, and his personal network, combined

VP Legal

We were looking to hire an Associate Counsel, and I dealt with Orit. I have known of and worked with ZSA in the past. I had promised Orit that if anything came up, she would be the first person I would call. The opportunity became available to use your services, so here we are. My

Associate

I was placed as an associate, and my dealings with Warren were excellent. Warren was professional, congenial and very responsive to all my inquiries and played an important role in facilitating communications between myself and the target firm. Warren’s connections to the legal industry were valuable. Although I have not used other recruiters in the

Senior Technical Recruiter

We were looking to fill a Senior Technical Recruiter role and needed someone with a network of legal professionals. We had worked on the position by posting it and searching for candidates, but we weren’t able to find the right candidate. We also needed someone to concentrate on our position as we wanted a relatively

Janet Bray

We reached out to ZSA initially as the roles we needed to fill were unique and senior in our organization. Orit and the team were great partners and were proactive, responsive and truly engaged.  They provided superior screening that matched our tangible and intangible criteria and provided helpful insight and counsel throughout the process which

Director Talent Acquisition and Development

We engaged ZSA because of the positive feedback in the market. Our experience with Orit was excellent in that she was responsive, efficient, listened to our needs, and put forward high quality candidates. Orit was also extremely helpful in sharing her insights regarding the Toronto market as it related to compensation and benefits and, as

Laurence Sellyn

ZSA is our preferred choice of legal recruiting partner. I have always found them enormously responsive, thorough and pragmatic. ZSA recruiters have a keen understanding of our business and are very diligent in their efforts to understand our hiring needs. This shows in the quality and suitability of the candidates that they present to us

Business advisor, Corporate director and former CFO and Chief Administrative Officer of Gildan Activewear

Mike Richards

Warren was responsive and attentive while handling our search in an area difficult to recruit in, and was able to successfully deliver a top notch candidate. We regularly use ZSA for our recruitment needs, and will continue to do so in the future.

DLA Piper (Canada) LLP

Kevin Dane

Wildeboer and ZSA have a long history together. We contacted ZSA because Warren has familiarity with our needs and had a connection with a top candidate. We have used other recruiters in the past and our experience with ZSA has been excellent. Warren had timely responses, good advice and obviously a good rapport/trust with the

Wildeboer Dellelce

Hugh Christie

After checking with my own contacts, I enlisted Warren to assist in our search to hire a labour lawyer. Working with Warren was an excellent experience; we got what we needed in good time and he was able to accomplish what I hadn’t been able to do on my own. I will use the services

Ogletree

Anonymous

Warren Bongard handled our search for an Employment and Pensions Counsel. We engaged ZSA because we have a longstanding relationship and have always been pleased with the results, professionalism and cost. Warren provided us with a good selection of candidates and a trusted view of their strengths, weaknesses and fit to us. We will continue

Heather Devine

We knew ZSA would find us a great candidate. All of the candidates presented by ZSA fit our search very well, as Warren was able to find candidates that were exactly what we were looking for. We will definitely use ZSA’s services again!

Partner | Isaacs & Co.

Jeffrey Ellis

ZSA brings a lot of value to the hiring process. Rather than simply filling my inbox with resumes like some other recruiters, ZSA worked to ensure I only saw resumes they had vetted and believed were suitable. Warren also provided me with tables and spreadsheets of candidate assessments and summaries with rankings and high-level notes.

Canadian Pacific Railway

Paul Stoyan

Having known Warren for many years, we engaged ZSA because of their reputation for excellence, and they did not disappoint. Warren was extremely well-informed about the candidates, and honest about their capabilities. What we found very valuable was Warren’s solid understanding of our firm’s needs and his honesty and integrity in advancing particular candidates to

Gardiner Roberts LLP

Christy O’Connor-Khan

I really enjoyed working with Warren. Warren and his team at ZSA were very patient, professional and client-focused. I would definitely use ZSA’s services again and recommend ZSA to other companies.

The Weather Network

Aurelio Baglione

It was an excellent experience working with Warren Bongard at ZSA. Warren’s in-depth understanding of the applicants and his attention to the specific requirements for the role were particularly helpful during the hiring process. I would definitely recommend ZSA to other companies and use their services again.

Winchester Financial Group

Brian Wise

Warren Bongard managed our search for Lead Counsel. It was an excellent experience working with Warren! Warren provided trustworthy advice and guidance throughout the entire process. We will definitely use ZSA’s services again.

Assurant

Michael H. Appleton, Q.C.

Warren Bongard of ZSA Placement has successfully placed about 30 lawyers with the firm of Fogler, Rubinoff LLP (“FR”), of which I am the Managing Partner. The vast majority of the lawyers that Warren has placed with FR are still with us, and many have become equity partners. I would have no hesitation in recommending

Managing Partner | Fogler, Rubinoff LLP

Donna Parish

ZSA helped us with that and we had a lovely experience. Warren was very proactive and also very helpful in setting expectations – my expectations and the candidates expectations as to compensation, culture and development opportunities. We will use the services of ZSA again!

Associate General Counsel, Litigation Management, P&C Canada | BMO

Thomas Johnston

ZSA brings a valuable skill set when it comes to sourcing legal professionals. Their specialized process for attracting and screening brings us high caliber and appropriately qualified candidates. Warren Bongard at ZSA has always been very intuitive and thorough in his commitment to understanding our needs at UBS. In my experience with ZSA, the outcome

Former Executive Director, Legal Counsel, Chief Compliance and Risk Officer | UBS Global Asset Management

Paul Dykeman

I was most impressed with ZSA’s speed of service as they guided us through a successful search for our Corporate Counsel position. Where our previous internal efforts took three months, Warren Bongard helped us achieve a result in three weeks. We looked for ZSA to guide us through the process and keep the project on

CEO | Summit Reit

Krista Derksen

My main contact at ZSA, Warren Bongard, is a highly ethical, dedicated and professional recruiter. Over the years Warren has helped me find and hire securities lawyers, general counsel, litigators, and clerical staff – and his track record remains virtually infallible.

Director, Human Resources | Canadian Bankers Association

Tracy Connelly McGilley

We contacted Warren as I had worked with him before in the past. Overall, my experience in working with Warren was excellent! What I appreciated the most was the very qualified short list of candidates with different experience. I would definitely use ZSA again!

VP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary | Vector Aerospace

Winn Oughtred

Throughout our seven-year history with ZSA, they have proven a valuable partner time and again. In particular, I am pleased with the excellent service we receive from Warren Bongard, Christopher Sweeney and others at ZSA. Their dedication to our relationship is impressive, their knowledge of the Canadian legal scene is excellent and the candidates they

Former Managing Partner | Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Jaye Denson

I contacted Siobhan Rea at ZSA to assist us in hiring Head of Regulatory Compliance. We had done some internal recruitment, but decided to use ZSA’s services because they have always shown us appropriate expertise in the compliance field. My experience was excellent – Siobhan responded promptly and provided quality candidates. I would use them

Allegis @ HSBC

Janice Beer

Working with ZSA was a delight. Throughout the process I was impressed with the rapid response from Siobhan Rea, who did a superb job of bringing candidates forward. Siobhan was relentless in her efforts, and ultimately delivered the ideal person for the position. Thank you ZSA for helping us find our new Manager of Administrative

Vice President, People Potential | A&W Food Services Canada Inc.

Bernard Pinsky

Siobhan Rea is highly professional and efficient and she brought a surprising number of qualified and suitable candidates to our latest legal talent search. In addition to combing their own database, ZSA attracted legal professionals from the local area and beyond by developing and placing ads in relevant publications. We have used ZSA on several

Corporate Finance/Securities Department Head | Clark Wilson LLP

Krista Derksen

I worked with Warren Bongard and Travis Usher on securing a candidate for our vacancy. OBSI was specifically looking for a lawyer to fulfil a Deputy, Ombudsman role. I knew that ZSA could find candidates that had the unique characteristics we were looking for. I’ve known Warren forever and he’s always managed to find excellent

OBSI

Natalie Aris

Travis responded quickly and was flexible and very helpful. He sent resumes to our exact specifications. We had been trying on our own for a while and could not fill the role. Travis found the resumes and made contact quickly and the hire was done within 2 weeks. We use a few recruiters and ZSA

Equitable Bank

Patti MacDonald

Working with Travis was excellent! He was very responsive, forthright, and pleasant to deal with. Travis was candid with both me and the candidate about the role, and the candidate’s fitness for the role. He also appeared to be quite helpful with the candidate as he weighed his options and worked through his decision process.

Gowling WLG

Simon A. Fish

ZSA is our preferred choice of legal recruiting partner. I have always found them enormously responsive, thorough and pragmatic. ZSA recruiters have a keen understanding of our business and are very diligent in their efforts to understand our hiring needs. This shows in the quality and suitability of the candidates that they present to us

Executive Vice President & General Counsel | BMO Financial Group

Amanda Showalter

After having little success filling our General Counsel position internally, we reached out to ZSA seeking a quality recruiter specializing in legal talent. Mike had a strong understanding of our needs and requirements and was able to leverage his network to deliver high quality candidates quickly. I would highly recommend ZSA’s services.

DC Bank

Suzanne Davies

I had a specific hiring need for our company’s small legal department and contacted Mike Race from ZSA to assist. Mike was terrific in understanding our position description and objectives for filling the role. We were presented with a number of excellent candidates and managed to go through the process quickly and efficiently. I found

Ensign Energy Services

Joel Schuster

ZSA Recruitment has proven to be a valuable partner, time and again, assisting us with hiring numerous legal professionals including lawyers, legal assistants and IP professionals. I am very pleased with the personal service we have received from ZSA. Their national approach, coupled with their local knowledge, has helped us grow our fantastic in-house legal

Chief Legal Officer, Senior Vice President, and Corporate Secretary | Avigilon Corporation

Sylvia Pagnotta-Feraco

We are pleased with ZSA’s success in placing qualified candidates within our company. Their ability to clearly understand our needs makes for a very efficient search process. In particular, I appreciate ZSA’s thorough analysis of each candidate prior to the interview stage. These analysis reports are always helpful and demonstrate ZSA’s solid understanding of our

Former Human Resources Department | Chubb Insurance Company of Canada

Anne Lopes

We were hiring a senior lease administrator. We engaged ZSA because we knew they had the legal expertise. We obtained 3 other recruiters before contacting ZSA and they were excellent compared to past recruiters. Our experience with them was excellent and we would absolutely use ZSA’s services again!

Allied Properties REIT

Michelle Simard

I had established a relationship with a ZSA consultant from a previous hire and wanted to continue with great service and candidates, which I hired again from ZSA. They were very quick to respond, very responsive and answered all of my questions. In addition, they tried to find candidates that suited my needs. I have

Formerly at Krylov & Company

Hilary Lungu

I would highly recommend Dominique and ZSA Legal Recruitment. Her professionalism, insight into the legal industry and prompt responses were greatly appreciated. We were very pleased with the caliber of candidates she put forward in a short amount of time. She took the time to understand our business and asked great questions.

Bilingual Recruiter | Suncor

Lori Posluns

Over the years I have given Dominique some very challenging mandates to find me the perfect candidate. She has always come through and found me some gems! There is no question that she should be the go to for recruiting!

Chief Legal Officer | Traffic Tech Inc.

Paul Shay

Dominique did a fantastic job recruiting a great group of candidates for our in-house counsel. She took the time to understand our context and pro-actively recruited candidates that fit our need. We really appreciated her advice and support since this was our first time hiring an in-house counsel.

Chief Operating Officer | Brain Canada Foundation

Doug Mitchell

Dominique was able to understand our firm and our needs well beyond the specific mandate that we hired her for. She was able to spot an unforeseen opportunity and turn it into a perfect fit for our firm and the candidate. Dominique’s knowledge of the industry and the community greatly enhance the chances of a

Partner, Irving Mitchell Kalichman

Linda Caty

The partners of ZSA have shown during the recruiting period imagination and creativity. We found their advices and tools very useful. The fact that they know how to listen, their knowledge of the industry as well as their understanding of our needs made the recruiting period much easier for us. They were there for us

Former Corporate Secretary | BCE Inc. and Bell Canada

Remissa Hirji

I had contacted Travis previously, and reached out again after seeing an ad in the ORs for this position. Travis was great – helpful, responsive and had good insight/info about the firm that he shared prior to my first interview that I was able to incorporate in my answers. My experience with ZSA was excellent

Sotos LLP

Angelina Mason

It was clear from our initial interview that Travis was not only very knowledgeable, but also highly engaged and committed in his work. I remember walking away feeling very optimistic even though I knew that the process would not happen overnight. I appreciated Travis’ efforts throughout to present appropriate opportunities and his always following up.

General Counsel and Vice President | Canadian Bankers Association

Stéphane Leduc

I was hired in an In-house Legal position in the Financing and Capital Markets group. I contacted ZSA after seeing an ad for the position in the Ontario Reports. Overall, my experience in working with ZSA was very good! They were very personable and always available. They kept me in the loop in terms of

Mariana Fonar

I initially contacted Travis after seeing ZSA’s posting for a job that was not the best fit for me, but began working with him on other opportunities. Travis took the time to get to know me and my background. He encouraged me to follow-up and told me he would do the same, and he actually

Alicia Flynn

Having utilized ZSA in past searches, we initiated contact with them right away. Working with Warren was an excellent experience – he understood our needs, and the process was quick in presenting vetted candidates. He was able to provide confirmation of market data for in-house legal counsel as well as being able to share the

Human Resources Manager | NWMO

Richard Fong

I was referred to ZSA by a municipal colleague, after having had three unsuccessful attempts to recruit for this position. Amrit was a pleasure to work with. She was professional, knowledgeable, dependable and responsive to our recruitment needs. She was able to source and present a number of qualified and experienced candidates for the position.

City of New Westminster

Catherine Baril

I have worked with Dominique for a recruiting process and the level of professionalism and quality she offered was extremely high. Dominique has a high ethic and she is determined to help people in their research and we have been impressed by her dedication and efficiency in finding a good solid candidate. I hope to

Senior Director, Human Resources and Administration | Lundbeck Canada

Martin Ritchie

After trying to source internally, and posting ads in legal journals with no luck, we reached out to ZSA. Working with Travis was an excellent experience – he was able to provide us with an expanded group of high quality candidates. While we have used other recruiters in the past, ZSA is the best I

JCM Power

Marnie Stariha

After researching multiple firms in order to source a General Counsel, we chose ZSA based on their local presence. Working with Mike was an excellent experience – he was able to stay on top of things the whole way through and presented excellent candidates that fit our criteria. Mike really understood the fit with our

Conwest Contracting

Jared Dykler

It was an excellent experience working with Orit! She was easy to work with and delivered results. I would definitely use the services of ZSA again in the future.

Talent Acquisition | Export Development Canada

Anonymous

I had previously worked with Travis on a prior posting (on which I was ultimately unsuccessful) and we had kept in touch in the years after. Travis is a great recruitment partner. He listened to my concerns and we developed a multi-level strategy for my job search. He was always responsive and I felt that

Real Estate Associate | National Law Firm

Mark Shapiro

We engaged ZSA looking to support the ongoing lateral growth of our firm. Warren was excellent, as he was able to identify and recruit strong candidates in a short order. Over the years, ZSA has been a strong partner in our firm’s growth. I have used other recruiters in the past, and ZSA compares favourably.

Partner and Canadian Litigation Practice Group Chair | Dickinson Wright LLP

Stacy Brown

Warren handled our search for a Senior VP and General Counsel. I engaged ZSA due to their specialization in legal affairs. Working was Warren was really good – especially with the sourcing and screening process. I would definitely use the services of ZSA again!

Livingston International Inc.

Eric Notkin

Warren handled our search for an Employment Law lawyer. Our search needed to be confidential and although we reached out within our external counsel network, we could not find a suitable candidate. Working with Warren was excellent. He was very responsive and only qualified candidates were brought forward who were high quality and well screened.

CGI Inc.

Eli Cranley

I dealt with Warren Bongard and Orit Sinai at ZSA because of their stellar reputation and access to a broad net of candidates. Working with them was excellent – as good as can be due to their expedient service which resulted in getting a great new hire.  They brought tremendous value to the hiring process

Senior Legal Counsel | Canerector Inc.

Peter Viitre

We engaged ZSA as we had worked with them before, and my experience with Lindsay was excellent – I found her to be prompt and thoughtful. Lindsay understood what we were looking for and made sure we got it. I had worked with other recruiters in the past, and ZSA compares very favorably – I

Partner | Sotos LLP

Claudia Batista

I applied for this position through LinkedIn, and was contacted by Travis. He was knowledgeable about the position, and very attentive to what I was looking for, keeping me up to date with the interview process. While I have worked with other recruiters in the past, Travis was excellent at keeping me informed of what

Coachman Insurance

Marnie Stariha

After researching multiple firms in order to source a General Counsel, we chose ZSA based on their local presence. Working with Mike was an excellent experience – he was able to stay on top of things the whole way through and presented excellent candidates that fit our criteria. Mike really understood the fit with our

Conwest Contracting

Jared Dykler

It was an excellent experience working with Orit! She was easy to work with and delivered results. I would definitely use the services of ZSA again in the future.

Talent Acquisition | Export Development Canada

David Share

We needed a lawyer in Alberta for our expanding practice and the assignment was quite unique. Online posting on LinkedIn didn’t produce many results, so we reached out to ZSA. Amrit was attentive and understood the needs. She was up front that it was challenging to find applicants, but she kept at it. Ultimately I

President | Share Lawyers

Christina Costy

Excellent service! I highly recommend using ZSA. It made the process of finding the ideal candidate easy and efficient. Very much appreciated the level of responsiveness and truly being treated as a valued customer.

Mark Shapiro

We engaged ZSA looking to support the ongoing lateral growth of our firm. Warren was excellent, as he was able to identify and recruit strong candidates in a short order. Over the years, ZSA has been a strong partner in our firm’s growth. I have used other recruiters in the past, and ZSA compares favourably.

Partner and Canadian Litigation Practice Group Chair | Dickinson Wright LLP

Stacy Brown

Warren handled our search for a Senior VP and General Counsel. I engaged ZSA due to their specialization in legal affairs. Working was Warren was really good – especially with the sourcing and screening process. I would definitely use the services of ZSA again!

Livingston International Inc.

Eric Notkin

Warren handled our search for an Employment Law lawyer. Our search needed to be confidential and although we reached out within our external counsel network, we could not find a suitable candidate. Working with Warren was excellent. He was very responsive and only qualified candidates were brought forward who were high quality and well screened.

CGI Inc.

Eli Cranley

I dealt with Warren Bongard and Orit Sinai at ZSA because of their stellar reputation and access to a broad net of candidates. Working with them was excellent – as good as can be due to their expedient service which resulted in getting a great new hire.  They brought tremendous value to the hiring process

Senior Legal Counsel | Canerector Inc.

Peter Viitre

We engaged ZSA as we had worked with them before, and my experience with Lindsay was excellent – I found her to be prompt and thoughtful. Lindsay understood what we were looking for and made sure we got it. I had worked with other recruiters in the past, and ZSA compares very favorably – I

Partner | Sotos LLP

Howard Levitt

My experience with Christopher was excellent – he understood our needs and was creative and responsive in devising solutions, really went above and beyond. I had used a recruiter once previously, but ZSA was superior by far, and I would use their services again.

Levitt LLP

Evgeny Savitskiy

I applied for a legal counsel position through ZSA.  Not only is Travis an outstanding professional, he addressed all of my questions and concerns. I have worked with dozens of recruiters in the past and it turns out that Travis was the most effective one which was what mattered most to me.

Legal Counsel | Iovate

Greg Tereposky

We reached out to ZSA because of its known expertise in the legal field. Our experience working with Travis was exceptional. He did all of the work and we simply had to pick from a roster of excellent candidates. We are very very happy with our pick. Travis’ ability to find good candidates and do

Partner | Tereposky & DeRose LLP

David Miller

We reached out to Warren Bongard and Orit Sinai, as we were looking to hire a General Counsel for our company. ZSA came highly recommended and overall, our experience working with both Warren and Orit was excellent – they were clearly very experienced and made the process very predictable and smooth. They approach the project

Co-Founder, General Counsel | The Flowr Corporation

Robert L. Colson

We were hiring for an associate lawyer position and reached out to ZSA because of our past experience, their reputation, and they don’t send me unqualified candidates. Working with Warren was excellent in that I was only referred candidates who met the criteria I was looking for. There were no efforts to “sell’ me on

Partner | Teplitsky, Colson LLP

Claudia Fleischer

We had been recruiting for this position for over three months with no success when we decided to contact several recruiters. We approached ZSA and Mike was willing to work with us and give us the right support and feedback during the hiring process.  Dealing with Mike was excellent and his experience and negotiation skills

Caron & Partners

Maryam Zargar

Mike had stayed in touch with us and became aware of our need to hire a junior associate. Working with Mike was excellent. He was efficient, communicated clearly and understood our firm’s unique culture and requirements. What I found particularly helpful in the process was Mike’s facilitating discussions with the candidates. We have used other

Managing Partner | Zargar Lawyers

Blair Lill

I engaged Warren Bongard of ZSA as colleagues spoke highly of him from previous engagements. Working with Warren was excellent.  He is professional, flexible, and has been effective for us. What I found to be of value in the hiring process was the high quality candidates, greater volume of candidates, and it was all well coordinated. Warren’s

Chief Operating Officer | Singleton Urquhart Reynolds Vogel LLP

Barbara McNab

We were looking to hire an office manager and had posted on a CBA job board. Working with Mike was excellent. Not only was he quick to respond but if we needed additional information, he was on it right away. We valued the quality candidates he brought to the hiring process. We will use ZSA

Synergy Business Lawyers

Daniel Lublin

I reached out to ZSA as we needed to hire a partner for our firm. I dealt with Warren Bongard who is always great to work with and was helpful at discussing the compensation to offer and suggested terms with the candidate. What was particularly helpful was the feedback Warren gave on timing; the compensation

Partner | Whitten & Lublin

Patricia North

I reached out to ZSA for lawyer recruitment. Working with Christopher Sweeney was excellent. He is the consummate professional and our lawyer hire is working out swimmingly. Christopher’s depth and breath of experience is unparalleled in the industry, making my work easy and the match virtually guaranteed to be a good fit. I have used

Partner | LSCS Law

Tamie Dolny

I had seen Travis on my LinkedIn home page and he was one of the initial recruiters who I reached out to when I was searching for a new opportunity. I called three recruiters in total but ended up going with Travis. Dealing with Travis was excellent. The support that he gave me during the

Associate Lawyer | Aird & Berlis LLP

Melissa Fallon

I was in private practice and found it hard with kids home schooling etc., and wanted to move to an in-house role.  As a candidate, I found that Travis provided good service and was very efficient. He was knowledgeable about the company, the position and the people that I was interviewing with. Travis kept me

Manager Legal Affairs | Honda Canada Inc.

Dominique Bensadoun

Aimia was in search of a Chief Legal Officer; ZSA and Dominique came highly recommended. Dominique guided us through the process and provided great insights starting with the job description and ending with the perfect hire. She understood our needs and translated them into excellent candidates for our leadership team to meet. In addition, her

General Manager, Talent & Culture and Total Rewards | Aimia

Delia Cristea

Dominique is an amazing recruiter: creative, relentless, with a great understanding of the client’s business and needs, and extremely responsive. She was supportive and friendly through every stage of the process. She has helped us fill a legal position in a very short period of time and that, during a challenging recruitment market. She was

Partner, General Counsel and Secretary │ Power Sustainable

Nathalie Clark

I engaged ZSA because of my previous experience with them. Dealing with Warren Bongard was excellent. He was responsive and is very knowledgeable of the legal industry and its talent. Warren is one of the best and so is ZSA. I found value in the level of candidate matches to role and expectations. I have

General Counsel & Corporate Secretary | Computershare Canada

Frank Reda

I reached out to ZSA as I was very familiar with Orit’s capabilities and connections in the industry and was confident she would be able to fill the vacancy. Orit was key to finding the right person for Gallagher and she made the process so easy. She knew my personality and took the time to

Chief Legal & Compliance Officer | Gallagher Canada

Etienne Davis

We needed assistance with a search for an Internal General Counsel and no previous efforts had been made before contacting ZSA.  I dealt with Travis Usher and my experience was excellent. Travis was very communicative and efficient. Time was a factor and we managed to fill the position after only a few weeks.  Travis was

Senior Manager FP&A and Treasury | Largo Resources

Philip Kariam

I was placed as an Associate by ZSA and my consultant was Travis Usher. I had contacted firms to discuss potential opportunities and one of the firms was working with Travis, and we later connected to discuss the position at McMillan. Working with Travis was excellent. He was diligent; he was persistent; and he communicated

Associate | McMillan LLP

Shivan Micoo

Travis Usher of ZSA contacted me about a Legal Counsel role. In dealing with Travis, the communication, effort and professionalism (amongst other things) were excellent. ZSA provided valuable follow up information; was in regular and timely contact; and gave me strong insight throughout this process. I had not previously used any recruiters before and ZSA

Legal Counsel

Lisa Beck

I engaged ZSA to assist with a specialized search for an in house counsel. I had not made any previous efforts to reach out to a recruiting agency and was referred to ZSA by the legal counsel of a large national corporation. We were hiring for a General Counsel & Corporate Secretary position and dealt

Vice President Human Resources | Loop Energy Inc.

Anne White

We reached out to ZSA as we were having difficulties finding a suitable employee after advertising online with unsatisfactory results. Our consultant, Sara Adel, was extremely helpful. Her communication was excellent and sent in a timely manner; and she provided our firm with a candidate suited to the job description.  I have not used recruiters

Accountant/Office Manager | McKimm & Lott

Andrae Shaw

I was placed as an associate at BLG. Orit contacted me for some opportunities and provided support throughout the process. She was excellent in that she was responsive, enthusiastic, reassuring, knowledgeable, and relational. The value she brought to the hiring process was to provide feedback for junior associates in evaluating their options and in providing

Associate | BLG

Lisa Sellick

We dealt with Travis as we were looking to fill a Senior Corporate Counsel role and were interested in gaining additional applicants while recruiting ourselves at the same time. Travis was excellent. He was very easy to work with; he provided me timely updates as needed; and he was able to help me understand in

HR Director | Turner Construction

François Cloutier

I’ve worked with ZSA and more specifically with Dominique earlier in 2021 on a mandate to find a General Counsel for a growing part of our business and it was a very good experience. The candidates provided were of very high quality and in line with what we were looking for. Her professionalism throughout the

VP Human Resources | Fiera Capital

Rob Moubarak

I engaged Orit Sinai at ZSA, as I was referred to her by my colleague and because of the firm’s reputation as being one of the best at what they do. Overall, Orit was excellent! What stood out the most was her knowledge of the legal market and transparency. I have used recruiters in the

Partner | Sutherland Law

Sandra Mouland

I was looking for an HR Manager and was not having any success with any search agencies. I had worked with Mike at ZSA before. He set up a meeting with me very quickly after I reached out to him in order to get a better understanding of what I was looking for and also

General Manager | Fasken

Vishank Menon

I wasn’t looking for an opportunity until Travis reached out to me about a Senior Manager, Legal position.  I would rate Travis as excellent and it was a pleasure working with him and ZSA as they are extremely professional, knowledgeable and helpful. Any query I had, or assistance I needed, Travis would respond within minutes.

Senior Manager, Legal | Capital One

Corinne Lagueux

There’s no doubt that Dominique knows the ins and outs of the legal market but what is most remarkable is that she will not stop before finding THE one despite roadblocks – and everyone knows there are lots nowadays in legal recruitment! She is truly passionate and it shows because she is as excited as

Director, Legal Affairs │ Belron Canada Inc.

Khristian Khouri

I dealt with Travis and was placed as Legal Counsel with the Canadian Association of Professional Employees. Travis was great. I had contacted him months ago and he told me that the job market wasn’t great at the time but also that he would follow up with me when things improved. Months later, I received

Legal Counsel | Canadian Association of Professional Employees

Vicky Tuquero

We were looking to hire a Legal Counsel (Construction Claims) and dealt with Warren Bongard. No efforts were made prior to procuring the services of ZSA and we needed their  market knowledge and contacts to locate suitable candidates. Warren and his team were very attentive and found us two very appropriate candidates. They did not

General Counsel | Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority

Sarah Daltrop

We engaged ZSA as we had recently posted for a Legal Counsel, and didn’t want to post too frequently for the same position. We had also used ZSA in the past, and had good results. My experience with Mike was excellent. He was super communicative and sent us quality candidates. Mike was also super helpful

HR Assistant | HEABC

Seema Sawhney

I dealt with Warren Bongard at ZSA and my experience with him was excellent. I really valued the constant touch points, lots of follow up, and quick turnaround. I would use the services of ZSA again in the future.

Director, HR and Talent Acquisition | Sofina Foods Inc.

Natalie Sidon

We posted a role internally and externally and did not receive appropriate level of candidates on our own. My experience in dealing with Travis was excellent and I was impressed with our interactions throughout the entire recruitment process. Travis was timely; he provided great support and presented strong candidates; and, he followed through seamlessly with

Manager, HR & Corporate Services | Tarion Warranty Corporation