Ethics Line

The Ethicsline is a confidential, 24-hours-a-day, 365-days-a-year service you can access from any location. It is administered by a third party to help maintain confidentiality and, when requested, anonymity. Anyone can call the Ethicsline to request assistance or report a potential violation. Safeguards are in place to protect any personal or sensitive data you may submit.

You should report issues concerning potential violations of the law, regulations, policy, or our Code of Ethics that you believe are not being handled properly. Some specific examples include:

Non-compliance with professional standards
Unlawful discrimination
Workplace violence
Substance abuse
Conflicts of interest
Falsification of documents
Inappropriate gifts and entertainment
Inappropriate political activities and contributions
Insider trading or other securities law violations
Breaches of confidentiality
Inappropriate personal use of Heidrick & Struggles resources
Bribes and kickbacks
Inappropriate client billings
Inappropriate reporting of expenses
Other potential violations of policies
Data privacy suspected, or actual breach

To contact the Ethicsline, you may dial 800-735-0589 toll-free in the U.S. or 704-731-7242 outside the U.S or by visiting