Alchemy Legal
Alchemy Legal

Our Promise

Passion. Experience. Determination.

The Alchemy Advantage

Alchemy Legal approaches recruitment with focus and determination. Our recruiters conduct extensive research, drive financial success, operate with complete discretion, and truly listen—And respond—to our client’s needs in order to match them with quality candidates.

Legal recruiting is a time-sensitive and intricate undertaking. Companies need attorneys who can help them minimize risk and maximize return. Law firms need attorneys who will propel their firm forward in a reliable and professional fashion. Everyone needs expert, flexible, and entrepreneurial lawyers who can help solve their most complex and important legal issues here, or anywhere in the world.

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Alchemy Legal expertly works with Am Law 100 and leading regional and local firms to find and place talented paralegals, law associates, partners and other staff.


Our Team


Phillip Prodehl

founder & ceo

Phillip Prodehl began his Legal recruiting career almost 20 years ago shortly after graduating from UNR with his Bachelors in Business Management. He became an independently contracted recruiter and founded Alchemy Legal in 2002 and has worked with hundreds of firms and placed thousands of legal candidates since then.

Phillip is an avid hiker who enjoys flying planes, paragliding in different countries all over the world and skiing in his spare time.


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Ivonne Garcia

office manager & Talent acquisition specialist

Ivonne Garcia joined Alchemy Legal in 2017 as a Talent Acquisition Specialist after spending 10+ years of her career in the sales and insurance industry. Her extensive customer service, team building, and investigative skills, as well as her natural desire to help others have been key factors in her role as Account Manager and Team Leader.

When she is not searching for the nations best talent she is raising 2 daughters and enjoying her free time painting, hiking, doing yoga and swimming.



Karrissa Johnston

Talent ACQUISITION specialist

Karrissa Fulton graduated from UNR with her Bachelors in Business Management and had been in the sales & marketing business for over 10 years before joining Alchemy Legal’s team as a Talent Acquisition Specialist. Her extensive customer service and sales & marketing background, as well as personable, determined, professional nature have allowed her to provide quality & prompt service to the firms we work with in order to find them the best matches.

When she is not headhunting for the best talent she spends her spare time as a makeup artist and hairdresser. Her family, friends and animals are the most important parts of her life and she enjoys baking, playing the piano and anything Disney.


Hope Tocci

talent acquisition specialist

Hope G. Tocci joined the Alchemy Legal team in 2018 after graduating from UNR with her Bachelor’s Degree in Human Development & Family Studies. Her experience in administration, sales, social media promotion, marketing, & graphic/web design has made her a fantastic addition to the team.

Hope was born and raised in Discovery Bay, CA—A small town in the Bay Area and enjoys wakeboarding, snowboarding, drawing, and writing in her free time.


Shaun Sheddy

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Shaun Sheddy graduated from Washington State University with a degree in broadcast journalism in 2012. He worked in television, both in front and behind the camera, until joining the Alchemy Legal team. He is a sports fanatic and religiously follows the WSU cougars football team.

When he’s not yelling “Go Cougs!” you can find Shaun floating the Truckee river with his son, playing basketball, and pursuing that perfect game in bowling.