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Mardavis Group, Inc.
190 S LaSalle St., Suite 2100
Chicago, IL 60603

P: 312.462.4057
M: 917.502.7247


About Our Founder

Maricar posing suitMaricar Tinio has over ten years of experience as a legal recruiter and over fifteen years of experience in the legal industry having worked in two of the largest legal markets in the country:  New York and Chicago.  She was a top producer at a large, publicly traded recruiting firm in New York City and at another international recruiting firm.  Maricar has a wide array of recruiting experience including placing General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officers, other compliance professionals, lateral law firm partners and associates at highly rated law firms, corporations and hedge funds.  She also has placed legal support staff and lawyers in JD-preferred positions in financial institutions, hedge funds and law firms.  Her placements span across numerous practice areas throughout the legal industry.

Former clients include: JP Morgan, Deutsche Bank, AQR Capital, Millennium Management, Silverpoint Capital, Kirkland, Cadwalader, Jones Day, Vedder Price among many others. 

Maricar has spoken extensively on the rapidly changing legal industry, serving as a panelist and/or moderator in numerous conferences and programs.  Prior to becoming a legal recruiter, she practiced as a litigator in mid-sized law firms in Chicago. She obtained her B.A, cum laude, and J.D at the University of Iowa.

She has been quoted in The National Law Journal, the New York Law Journal, and regarding legal career advancement. She co-authored an article with former corporate partner at DLA Piper, Mark Williams, and former Senior Counsel of Linde, John Mark titled "Learn Chinese: Cultural Concepts for the Expatriate Manager in China." published in June 2010 in ACC Docket.  She has served as Honorary Board Member and Secretary of the Asian American Bar Association of Chicago, former Board member of the Filipino American Lawyers Association-Chicago and a current member of the Association of Corporate Counsel.  She also volunteers for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society