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Kristin Hebert

Managing Partner, Legal Practice


Kristin Hebert is the managing partner of Caldwell Partners’ Legal Practice, and of the San Francisco office. Her search work focuses on the recruitment of board directors and senior legal and compliance talent to help traditional and emerging companies fulfill their senior governance, legal and compliance recruitment needs. She represents large and small public and private companies across many industries including: financial services; aerospace and defense; industrial; consumer products; retail; health care; life sciences and technology.

Kristin concentrates on board directors and senior legal talent, including: chief legal officers; chief privacy officers; general counsels; chief compliance officers; ethics officers; in-house lawyers at the senior level, and strategic hiring for law firms of partners, specialty associates and groups of lawyers. Kristin also performs searches for other executive positions where a legal background is desired. In addition to her corporate experience, she represents large national law firms and prominent small firms in their strategic-level hiring.

Before joining Caldwell Partners, Kristin held leadership roles at Heidrick & Struggles, Highland Partners, and Kristin Hebert Associates, a search firm she started in 1993.

Kristin earned her bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of Southern California in 1987. She serves as a Member of the Development Committee of The Bridge School and she is an Associate Member of The Cancer League, Inc.