Our History

Scott & Melinda Delmonico

Gibson Arnold & Associates has over 39 years of experience in the legal staffing industry. Founded in Houston in 1981 by entrepreneur, Yahne Gibson, Gibson Arnold & Associates was one of the first staffing agencies to focus on the legal industry nationally and internationally. Gibson Arnold & Associates developed a business concept that quickly earned a reputation for quality and professionalism.   This time tested formula remains the foundation of our highly accomplished business model and the reason for our decades of service to the legal community. Our executive management team and recruiters are committed to the success of our clients by finding exceptional legal talent and standing behind our work.

Gibson Arnold & Associates, led by Melinda Delmonico (CEO) is a certified woman-owned business by the Woman’s Business Enterprise Counsel (WBE). We operate globally with three offices in Denver, Colorado, Golden, Colorado and Houston, Texas, and work with prestigious law firms and corporate legal departments providing excellent talent in a multitude of practice areas. Our hands-on approach, focused on building relationships and understanding our clients’ needs, is unique to our industry.

Gibson Arnold & Associates has considerable experience in the legal industry, but that’s not all; we serve clients in a variety of industries, and provide candidates in every practice area.

Industries we serve:

  • Legal (Law Firms)
  • Advertising
  • Agriculture
  • Banking & Finance
  • Bankruptcy
  • Broadcasting
  • Communications and Information
  • Construction
  • Consumer Services
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Engineering/Procurement/Construction
  • Environmental
  • Food & Nutrition
  • Geographical Imaging
  • Government
  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality Services
  • Information Technology
  • Insurance
  • Life Sciences
  • Manufacturing
  • Media and Entertainment
  • Medical Science
  • Mining
  • Natural Resources
  • Non-Profit
  • Oil & Gas
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Power
  • Private Equity
  • Public Utilities
  • Real Estate
  • Real Estate Lending
  • Renewable Energy
  • Retail
  • Robotics
  • Sports & Recreation
  • Technology
  • Telecommunications
  • Transportation
  • Utilities
  • Waste Management
  • Wealth Management

Practice areas of recent candidates we’ve placed:

  • Technology
  • Renewable Energy
  • Admiralty & Maritime Law
  • Banking & Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy (All Chapters)
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction
  • Corporate Transactions
  • Corporate Governance
  • Data Breach Response (HIPAA, GLBA)
  • Discovery (Electronic and Traditional)
  • Education
  • Real Estate (Litigation & Transactional)
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Securities Law
  • Energy
  • Environmental
  • EPC (Engineering, Procurement & Construction)
  • Estate Planning & Elder Law
  • Labor, Employment & ERISA
  • Government Contracts
  • Government Investigations & Compliance
  • Healthcare
  • Immigration
  • Sports & Entertainment Law
  • Tax Law
  • Information Technology
  • Telecommunications
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Intellectual Property (Litigation & Transactional)
  • International Transactions
  • Private Equity
  • Litigation Support
  • Mass-Action Torts (Plaintiff & Defense)
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Natural Resource Law
  • Oil & Gas
  • Professional Liability
  • Trust & Wealth Preservation
  • Power & Utilities Law
  • Water Law
  • Real Estate Lending
  • Mining

Some of our past successes include:

Type of client

Fortune 500 Healthcare Company

AMLaw 100 Oil and Gas Law Firm

Fortune 500 Telecommunications Company

Fortune 500 Entertainment Company

AmLaw 100 Full-service Law Firm

AmLaw 100 Full-service Law Firm

Fortune 500 Oil and Gas Company

AmLaw 100 Full-Service Law Firm

Fortune 500 Telecommunications Company

Geographical Imaging Company

Manufacturing Company

AmLaw 100 Full-service Law Firm

Nutrition Company

Private Invest Company

Services provided

Deputy and Assistant General Counsel searches

Lateral Partner searches

In House searches and Temporary staffing

Corporate Counsel searches

Relevancy and Privilege Document Reviews

Lateral Associate searches

In House searches

Data Privacy Reviews

Hart-Scott-Rodino Premerger Review

Temp-to-Hire Compliance search

In House searches and Temporary staffing

Law Firm Merger

Temp-to-Hire Paralegal search

General Counsel search

Gibson Arnold & Associates is committed to continuing its success and growth without compromising our legacy of excellence.