About Us

Stephen D. Stone, JD, ACC


For close to 20 years, Steve has placed hundreds of attorneys and counseled thousands more. He serves as a trusted adviser to partners, associates and corporate counsel and conducts searches for law firms, boutiques and in-house legal departments throughout the United States.  Steve is also a professional coach, having received his CPCC (Certified Professional Co-Active Coach) and ACC designations from The Coaches Training Institute, an International Coach Federation accredited institution. He is a frequent writer and speaker on legal industry topics and is often quoted in legal publications on topics related to recruiting, retention and compensation. Prior to entering the attorney search profession, Steve practiced corporate and intellectual property law in Tampa and Atlanta. He is a member of the Georgia and Florida Bars.

Bill Kelly

Director of Attorney Search

Bill joined Stone Search Partners in 2016 and is primarily responsible for attorney search, recruiting and placement efforts. He also manages research and operations for Stone Search Partners. Bill’s experience includes marketing, research and operational roles in the B2B space. He also previously served as a marketing specialist for an intellectual property boutique law firm.

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