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Who We Are

Robert Marinelli Managing Partner

Robert J. Marinelli, Esq.

Managing Partner


Eleonora Cacciola

Managing Partner


Keela R. Samis, Esq. 

Managing Partner

The Case Consulting provides recruiting services to attorneys looking to make a career move. Leveraging an extensive unrivaled network of legal professionals, we connect exceptional talent with discerning firms across the nation. 


Robert J. Marinelli, Esq. focuses on representing individual partners and partner groups in the lateral marketplace as well as assisting clients in connection with office openings and law firm mergers. As a practicing attorney with over 25 years of experience litigating cases in state and federal courts, Robert understands the primacy of complete confidentiality and seeks a trusting, honest relationship with each candidate and client. Robert advises potential candidates on lateral opportunities, helping them understand if and when it is the right time to make a career move, and counsels each candidate through every step of the hiring process ensuring that they are thoroughly prepared.


Eleonora Cacciola started her legal recruiting career working at full-service national and international recruiting firms. She has experience working with companies in many different industries, including technology, consumer products, financial services, industrials, insurance and entertainment. She specializes in sourcing and placing Intellectual Property attorneys of all levels into top-tier, AmLaw 100, and boutique law firms. 

Keela R. Samis, Esq. served as a General Magistrate for Florida’s Sixth Judicial Circuit for more than 33 years. The experience gained from working with hundreds of lawyers over a wide range of disciplines gives her a unique appreciation of legal talent and the needs of law firms and candidates alike. Through the placement of AmLaw 100 associates and counsel in Texas, New York, Illinois, Massachussets, California, and Florida, she has developed a strong understanding of the law firm market in these areas which allows her to guide legal professionals through the recruitment process with candor, integrity, and practical knowledge of the legal landscape. 

The Case Consulting abides by Articles I and II of the Code of Ethics declared by the National Association of Legal Search Consultants pertaining to relations with employers and relations with candidates. A copy of the Code can be found on the Association’s website at

With our longevity, we’ve learned that legal recruiting is not a numbers game — it’s a relationship-building business. That’s why we put an emphasis on listening, guiding, and matching.

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