About EOLIS - Inventor, Legal Search Industry
In 1967, Wendeen H. Eolis founded EOLIS, as the first executive search firm exclusively for lawyers.
From its beginnings in 1967, in the heart of Manhattan, EOLIS led the development of the legal search industry and a sea change in attorney hiring practices. With initial assignments from Cravath Swain & Moore and the Port Authority of NY and New Jersey that provided seed money, EOLIS quickly evolved into a full-service legal consultancy dedicated to the optimization of attorney talent; a boutique with a worldwide footprint.
Eolis projects include senior-level attorney searches and vetting projects for law firms, corporate boards, and government entities; attorney coaching and career transition planning for C-Suite roles and public company directorships; and legal marketplace consulting assignments including trend studies, white papers, and expert witness reports and testimony. and services that focus on the evaluate attorneys with in-depth experience
EOLIS's collaborative teams are led by Wendeen H. Eolis, the founder, and CEO of EOLIS. Experienced project directors are supported by knowledgeable consultants, and well-schooled researchers drawn from a diverse universe of relevant talent. Company's creative spirit to the pursuit of excellence.
EOLIS is proud of its creative spirit that underlies its pursuit of excellence and more than 7500 completed assignments, in significant measure the product of a meticulously curated database, that now includes more than 300,000 lawyers.
About our Team
While Wendeen is the company’s public face, she credits her roster of collaborators, affiliated partners, project directors, researchers, and the Company's robust, and highly curated database, as the Company's most valuable assets.
EOLIS also maintains a law student intern and mentor program that allows law students to do a single-day research project during law school inter-sessions.
Recognition And Awards
EOLIS has been the subject of scores of feature stories in mainstream and legal industry media including The New York Times which reported in a profile of Wendeen, "She has the ties that bind the legal fraternity."
EOLIS's staying power as a pre-eminent leader in the business community and legal consulting industry is confirmed year after year. Recent accolades include: Corporatelivewire.com’s 2015 "Most Innovative Legal consultancy”, Corporate Vision Magazine’s 2016 “CEO of the Year”, Corporate Insider’s 2018 Legal Awards for “Legal Search Platform of the Year." and "Best Legal Recruitment Firm of the Year", as well as recognition from the US Business News at the "Legal Elite Awards" , and as a "Presenter" at the (WFNY) in 2020.
In 2021 Who's Who in America selected Wendeen's biographical profile for inclusion in its independent selections in 2022, and also in 2022, Wendeen was invited to join the Forbes Business Council where she has been a featured "expert," twice on their periodic "Expert Panels."
Note: Neither EOLIS, nor Wendeen H. Eolis, pays or advertises for recognition or inclusion in any publication or awards.