Since 1989, The ONeil Search Group has been trusted by the nation’s top tier law firms, financial corporations, mid-sized and specialty boutiques to provide capable, professional employees.

With over 50 years of combined experience, our search consultants bring an abundance of connections, intelligence and acumen to their jobs. Furthermore, at The ONeil Search Group, we use a team approach.  We share resources and advice so that our clients and our applicants get the best of everything we have to offer. Our dedication and commitment to your satisfaction has earned us an excellent reputation in the recruiting, legal and financial communities. Whether you are an applicant or a client, the ONeil Search team is devoted to fulfilling to your unique, specific needs.


Carol Oneil


Carol O’Neil, a native New Yorker and President of The ONeil Search Group, has over 25 years of recruiting experience. She began her career as an indispensable member of New York City’s first legal search firm, quickly becoming the firm’s Vice President. Carol went on to launch her own highly successful recruiting business, Carol O’Neil and Associates, in 1989.

Carol’s extensive experience and dedication to excellence has made her a recognized leader in the specialized recruiting of Executive Directors, Administrators, VPs and C-level Management. Her accomplishments in the field of recruiting are unparalleled.

Carol is an active member of the Association of Legal Administrators, the Society of Human Resource Managers and the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council. In addition, she is committed to numerous community organizations and causes including The American Cancer Society and The Race for the Cure. Carol is also a mentor with the Ben Applebaum Foundation.

Tish Noble

Executive Director

Tish Noble has been a member of The ONeil Search Group since 1995. In that time, Tish has built a loyal following of clients and candidates who rely on her extensive knowledge of the legal community, as well as her sound judgment and insightful career advice.

After graduating from Fairfield University, Tish started her career at Lehman Brothers, where she became an Assistant Vice President of Document Services in the Investment Banking Division. She subsequently served as the Director of Document Production at Weil Gotshal & Manges for five years before joining The ONeil Search Group.

Nicole Trazoff

Vice President

Nicole Trazoff joined The ONeil Search Group as a Professional Search Consultant in 2001. She works extensively with a wide variety of top-tier international and boutique law firms, as well as financial firms, non-profits, consumer products and pharmaceutical companies. She has placed professionals in all areas of legal marketing, accounting, administration, human resources, and Para-professional non-legal positions.

Nicole graduated from Queens College with a Bachelor’s in Communications after which, she began a successful career as a Securities and Insurance Broker. In her next position, as a Marketing Consultant, Nicole helped a start-up Chiropractic Practice Management firm grow into a multi-million dollar organization. Following that, Nicole began her recruiting career at a National Legal Recruiting firm. Three years later she joined the ONeil Search team. Nicole’s dedication and enthusiasm have enabled her to establish long-term relationships with her clients and help them identify top talent.