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Susie Basanda

Role: National Legal Search Consultant

Expertise: Attorney recruiting; career counseling; sourcing, research, and candidate development; resume writing services

Alma Mater: Indiana University (BA)

In her spare time: Classical singing – opera companies, ensembles, chamber groups; jazz dancing; watching movies; baking; working with animals; writing; past President - Glendale/Burbank Kappa, Kappa, Gamma Sorority Alumni Association

(661) 821-1576 - Direct


Ms. Basanda is a National Legal Search Consultant based in California. With more than 30 years as a recruiter, Ms. Basanda worked in the Los Angeles office of an AmLaw100 firm, as well as for other consulting firms where she worked on variety of searches for prominent clients, including high volume and international searches.


For more than 20 years, Ms. Basanda managed her own recruiting consultancy, working with the legal industry, as well as high technology software solutions, healthcare, biotech, and finance. Her philosophy is to always listen carefully to her clients and hiring managers to discern the nuances of the position requirements, as well as obtain an in-depth understanding of a candidate’s background and experience. Succinct communication is the essence to a successful search. Ms. Basanda continually works as a consultative and intuitive trusted advisor.


Ms. Basanda holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech/Education, Consumer Studies from Indiana University in Bloomington.

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