Head of Operations & HR
Karina Robles is the Global Head of Operations and Human Resources at Mlegal Group. She works closely with Chief Business Officer, Carter Brown, to implement strategic business initiatives and oversee international business operations. She also manages the Research & Support department to ensure that all of Mlegal’s recruiters, clients and business partners receive the highest level of service.
Karina joins Mlegal as a database expert from NextLabs, Inc., where she was Office Manager and HR Business Partner. There she developed the company’s recruitment systems and processes, provided administrative support to the CEO and staff, worked on IT upgrades, and coordinated large projects including HR and marketing events.
Prior to joining NextLabs in 2014, Karina served as Senior Administrator to Major, Lindsey & Africa’s Northern California Partner Practice Group, working with both the Palo Alto and San Francisco offices. At Major Lindsey, Karina supported five partners and directors, including Natasha Innocenti. She worked directly with candidates to obtain confidential practice information to complete lateral partner questionnaires and coordinated all meetings between candidates and client throughout the recruitment process.
As Mlegal continues to expand in the U.S. and internationally, Karina will play a key role in administrative, IT and HR operations and training. She will also work closely with Mlegal’s recruiters and researchers to assist on complex projects for clients and candidates.
Karina has a Bachelor of Science in Commerce (BSC) with a specialization in Economics along with a second Bachelor of Sciences (BS) in Political Sciences from Santa Clara University.