Form: RW

Registration Withdrawal Request

February 7, 2001

RW: Registration Withdrawal Request

Published on February 7, 2001

Form RW

Korn/Ferry International
1800 Century Park East, Suite 900
Los Angeles, CA 90067

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Securities and Exchange Commission
Division of Corporate Finance
450 Fifth Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20549

Attention: Karen J. Garnett and Grace Lee

Re: Korn/Ferry International Request for Withdrawal of Registration Statement
on Form S-3 (File No. 333-49286)

Ladies and Gentlemen:

Pursuant to Rule 477 of Regulation C promulgated under the Securities Act
of 1933, as amended, Korn/Ferry International, a Delaware corporation (the
"Registrant"), hereby requests that the Registration Statement on Form S-3 (File
No. 333-49286) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 3,
2000, together with all exhibits thereto (the "Registration Statement"), be
withdrawn. The Registrant is withdrawing the Registration Statement because it
does not intend to pursue the public offering of common stock of the Registrant
contemplated by the Registration Statement at this time. No securities have been
offered or sold, or will be offered or sold, under the Registration Statement
and all activity in pursuit of the public offering has been discontinued.

Should you have any questions regarding this matter, please contact the
undersigned at (310) 226-2613 or Steven B. Stokdyk at Sullivan & Cromwell,
counsel to the Registrant, at (310) 712-6624.

Very truly yours,


By: /s/ Elizabeth S.C.S. Murray
Elizabeth S.C.S. Murray
Chief Financial Officer and
Executive Vice President