Legal Recruiter

Dave DeBorde

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About Dave DeBorde

Dave DeBorde is a Recruiter with the legal team at ThinkingAhead Executive Search. Dave earned a Bachelors degree in English from Southeastern University, a Masters in Communications from the University of Central Florida, and a Masters in Fine Arts from Hollins University.

Before joining ThinkingAhead, Dave worked in both the university setting and in the Filmmaking world. Dave is an award-winning filmmaker whose experience in the industry is long and varied, having worked with some of the biggest names in the industry and creating projects that are still headed to market.

As an educator, Dave became the primary recruiter for his university programs and increased record enrollment at each stop, eventually drawing him to executive recruiting. He has also contributed to textbooks in the field and has been approached by a publisher to write one about Film Festivals.

Dave also created the popular educational panels for the Sunscreen film festival, which was rated by MovieMaker magazine as one of the world’s top 25 most attractive film festivals because of the educational tracks. The Sunscreen classes, workshops and special events have featured: John Travolta (actor, Pulp Fiction), Bill Cobb (actor, Night at the Museum), Tim Sexton (writer, Children of Men), John Jackson (casting director, Sideways), and others.

One thing DeBorde is even more passionate about than recruiting is his wife and four energetic kids and their home just outside of Nashville! That and college football!

Retained and Engaged Search — Attorney/Partner
Partner and Lateral Attorney Placement
Law Firm Merger/Acquisition
Expansion to New Legal Markets