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Christine McWilliams

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Christine McWilliams is the Managing Director, Recruiting & Professional Development at Allen Matkins, where she oversees attorney recruiting and professional development initiatives.

She provides leadership and vision in the development and implementation of recruiting strategies and priorities for lateral attorneys, entry-level attorneys and summer associates, working closely with firm leadership, practice group leaders and other stakeholders. Prior to joining Allen Matkins, Christine worked at a number of AmLaw 100 and 200 firms where she held a variety of positions focused on all aspects of attorney recruiting, integration, retention and professional development.


  • National Association of Legal Placement (NALP)
  • Professional Development Consortium (PDC)
  • Los Angeles Area Legal Recruiting Association (LAALRA)
  • Orange County Area Legal Recruitment Association (OCALRA)


A graduate of the University of San Diego with a B.A. in Political Science, Christine went on to earn an MBA in Finance from the San Diego State University, and then a JD from the University of San Diego School of Law.