Sonya Olds Som has joined Diversified Search Group, that counts with more than a dozen offices across the country, as global managing partner.
Diversified Search Group, which builds itself as the largest woman-led and woman-founded executive search firm in the U.S., has hired Sonya Olds Som due to her experience in executive recruiting and more than a decade of experience as a practicing attorney. She will lead the Philadelphia-based firm’s newly created Legal, Risk, Compliance & Government Affairs practice.
Som joins Diversified from the executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles, where she was a partner specializing in recruiting general counsel, deputy general counsel, chief diversity officers, board members and C-Suite executives. Prior to that, she was a partner at legal search firm Major, Lindsey & Africa. Prior turning to executive search, Som practiced law in labor and employment and the immigration fields as an associate and law firm partner.