Melissa Hansen

Melissa Hansen

Director, Client Services
Recruitment Specialties
Lawyers, Law Clerks, Legal Assistants, Legal Marketing and Business Development, Legal Technology, Legal Finance, and Human Resources.


Melissa is a Director, Client Services with the IQ PARTNERS Legal Recruitment team, specializing in legal positions (Assistants, Clerks, Lawyers, and other support staff) in both law firms and in-house legal departments, as well as HR positions (Generalists, Business Partners, Senior Leaders and Recruiters) across industries.

She has spent the last 10+ years of her career finding top talent in the legal, healthcare technology, and utilities industries, both in-house and in an agency environment. She prides herself on being able to make long-lasting connections between candidates and hiring teams, providing transparent and prompt communication, and providing an amazing experience for everyone involved.

Melissa is passionate about getting to know organizations at a deep level and making true and lasting connections with every person she encounters.


Having a relentless work ethic, sharing laughs, and building relationships.


Dogs, travelling to random cities and finding the best places to eat, and patio weather.


Spoiling her dog, spending time with family, and practicing/teaching yoga.