EOLIS Perspective Nikki Haley Has Guts Jul 30, 2019 Nikki Haley arrived for her New York City presentation with open enthusiasm. She brought to the stage the confidence of a consistent winner, the inviting ... Read More → Helen Mirren Mesmerizes Mar 25, 2019 Triple crowned actor Helen Mirren has earned an Academy Award, a Tony and an Olivier. And, she dazzles the media as a stunning fashion icon ... Read More → Clinton and Bush; The Power Couple Feb 4, 2019 On a wintery night, the pairing up of Presidents Bush (43) and Clinton (42) warmed up the magnificent sanctuary in an instant. A dazzling roster ... Read More → Wendeen Eolis Observes Albright & Cheney In Action Jan 3, 2019 The decision to unite Madelaine Albright, and Dick Cheney, in their first joint appearance-ever, this past fall, was a brilliant example of creativity and gumption ... Read More → Mar-a-Lago WAS So Exciting Jul 23, 2018 As one of a handful of well-known women poker players in the 90's (and the only one with a full-time day job, unrelated to gambling), ... Read More → French Consulate Beckons but- No Wine for Wendeen Jul 3, 2018 For her first post-accident outing, Wendeen chose a wine and cheese tasting at the French Consulate, just a block from her city home. Hosted by ... Read More → Journalists Scramble to Understand Giuliani Jun 13, 2018 Shortly after Rudy Giuliani was appointed to President's Trump personal legal team, journalists from all over the country began to analyze his selection by the ... Read More → Barry Wine and Wendeen Receive Royal Treatment May 2, 2018 In the 80's era of extravagance and glitz, Barry Wine turned The Quilted Giraffe Restaurant into a thing of beauty and a joy forever for ... Read More → Wendeen is Awed by Student Speeches Apr 8, 2018 On a cold day in January, a busload of students arrived at Weil Gotshal and Manges, from a Bronx neighborhood public school-- for lessons in ... Read More → Yankees Boss Levine Huddles with Wendeen Mar 4, 2018 Wendeen says, "Randy Levine minds his business by speaking his mind--with equal parts knowledge and passion." Best known as President of the New York Yankees, ... Read More → Wendeen Reconnects with Obama Feb 11, 2018 Wendeen reconnected with a remarkably relaxed and refreshed President Barack Obama, outside Washington (which is where they first met in 2008). The president was the ... Read More → Thank You, President Hamilton Jan 8, 2018 It is reaffirming, uplifting and with extreme gratitude, I start the year by recognizing NYU President Andrew Hamilton who greeted me this past fall, on ... Read More → At Home with Israel Ambassador Aharoni Dec 22, 2017 Wendeen recalls visit with Israel's Consul General, Ido Aharoni at his New York residence. It was an intimate gathering of members of the International Women's Forum (WFNY), in advance ... Read More → Mandela Dazzles Wendeen Dec 18, 2017 Wendeen listened to the tribute to Nelson Mandela at his memorial service in Soweto with first-hand knowledge of the joy, strength, and pride the South ... Read More → Facts about Legal Recruiting Fees Dec 17, 2017 (NEW YORK, NEW YORK) The matter of legal recruiting fees has become thornier than ever, as law firms, increasingly, seek to renegotiate placement fees—shortly before ... Read More → Unlikely Trio at CPAC Oct 22, 2017 At a Washington dinner Wendeen Eolis and MSNBC news anchor Mika Brezinski were curious guests of at a CPAC meeting; both had been invited by ... Read More → Wendeen and Bill share memorable moment Sep 7, 2017 Wendeen and Bill take a photo after chatting amiably about their acquaintanceship which dates back to his first stint as NYC Police Commissioner under Mayor ... Read More → Wendeen puts Mayor on Spot Sep 6, 2017 In a meeting, by invitation of the Association for a Better New York ABNY), the Mayor schooled business and civic leaders and a sprinkling of ... Read More → Wendeen and Al Gore meet again! Sep 6, 2017 Wendeen and Al Gore meet up again in a different environment, before his presentation at New York’s most renowned and extraordinarily beautiful synagogue, Temple Emanuel. Last ... Read More → Forever Indebted to the Late Dr. L. Jay Oliva Sep 5, 2017 Like all who had the good fortune to cross paths with Jay Oliva throughout his illustrious career as a pre-eminent educator, and quintessential steward of NYU, ... Read More → Leading Women Join Hands in Morocco Sep 4, 2017 At the International Women’s Forum in Morocco “dine-arounds” with diplomats, academics, and corporate CEOs were among the most popular events in the non-stop two day ... Read More → Friends on Both Sides of the Aisle Sep 4, 2017 Most everyone agrees that politics is personal, but for Wendeen it has meant friendships - many of long standing that have grown without boundaries and ... Read More → Marcel is a Man with Big Ideas Sep 4, 2017 For more than 10 years Marcel Luske and I have met often as clients, as friends with a shared passion for fair play, out paths crossing ... Read More → They Agree: Alaska Is Awesome Sep 4, 2017 Wendeen and Sara rub shoulders amiably as they chat about the beauty of Alaska. In 2008 Wendeen predicted, publicly, that picking Sarah Palin as the VP candidate could be ... Read More → Congressman Barton Meets with Wendeen Sep 4, 2017 Shortly before the summer recess, Wendeen and Joe discussed his latest federal legislative bill in support of online gaming. She thanks him for the generosity of his ... Read More → Lew Rudin, Mr. New York Sep 4, 2017 Wendeen was there with her step dad at the late Lew Rudin’s Florida “Shangri-la, listening to two great story tellers–Lew, the legendary NY real estate mogul and Wendeen’s Dad, ... Read More → Wendeen Queries Mary Jo White Sep 4, 2017 Wendeen reconnects with Mary Jo White, SEC Chair, at WFNY breakfast, asking how she balances expansion of corporate accountability with tradition of allowing corporations to agree to high ... Read More → Celebrating Nelson Mandela Day Sep 3, 2017 Celebrations with President Nelson Mandela are filled with food for the soul. In their first meeting, Wendeen joined members of City Hall in welcoming President Mandela ... Read More → Myron Chevetz, Finest First VP Sep 3, 2017 Leading together, Mike and Wendeen set in motion the 1974 legislative effort in the State of New York to overhaul the statute that applies to ... Read More → Wendeen Is Awed in Steinbrenner’s Suite Sep 3, 2017 Until her recent visit with Hal Steinbrenner in the owners’ suite, she knew just a tad about baseball from Rudy Giuliani, Randy Levine, and Alex Rodriguez. But ... Read More → Wendeen Tutors Business Women Sep 3, 2017 At a luncheon held at the Hilton, Wendeen is the keynote speaker moving from one roundtable to another, coaching lawyers on the cusp of partnership ... Read More → Wendeen Hosts WFNY Dine-around Sep 3, 2017 The Women's Forum small dinners are reason enough for accomplished women to want to be part of this organization. It is filled with leaders and ... Read More → Wendeen at Home at the World Trade Center Sep 3, 2017 On the first business day in January 1995, Governor George Pataki invited Wendeen to lunch at his new digs on the 57th floor of World Trade Center ... Read More → Rick Marek Stands for Elegance Sep 3, 2017 Last weekend Rick Marek, President of the prestigious real estate leasing boutique, Vortex Group, hosted an annual summer cocktail party with tall drinks and big servings ... Read More → Chief Judge Loretta Preska’s Send-Off Sep 2, 2017 At a private reception in her chambers, Chief Judge Loretta Preska (S.D.N.Y.) hosted fellow members of the New York branch of the International Women's Forum. ... Read More → NYC Insider Wayne Barrett with Wendeen Sep 2, 2017 Gotham’s preeminent political reporter Wayne Barrett leaves no stones unturned in covering New York City’s rich, famous, and powerful players, except when dining on porterhouse ... Read More → Prince Albert Is Thoroughly Charming Sep 1, 2017 Prince Albert was the consummate host at his private reception during the Monaco iGaming Conference of 2010. A pet project of the prince, the conference ... Read More → Wendeen Sails with Rudy in New York Harbor Sep 1, 2017 On a cloudless night before 9/11 changed the world, America’s Mayor chatted up Republican bigwigs and New York friends on a boatride that highlighted the ... Read More → Madame Secretary Shares Strategies Aug 30, 2017 Long before Hillary Rodham Clinton proved to be the consummate team player as our Secretary of State, she had proved her mettle in my eyes ... Read More → Newt Gears up for 2012 Aug 30, 2017 Chatting up former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich at a small Washington reception, I realized quickly that he and I share one common denominator—the ... Read More → Wendeen Creates Decision Strategies Work Shops Apr 8, 2017 Effective April 9th 2018, Wendeen's latest updated seminars, workshops, and one-on-one coaching sessions will transpose negotiating gambits into connected decision strategies for confernece rooms courtrooms ... Read More → WHY WIKIPEDIA MATTERS TO YOU! Mar 7, 2017 A dramatically changing dynamic has surfaced in the recruitment and selection of C-Suite executives and corporate board candidates, from the legal profession, according to EOLIS' January trend study. Public profile ... Read More → WENDEEN “PERFORMS” AT THE FRIARS CLUB! Mar 6, 2017 Members of the elite Women's Forum of New York gathered, in advance of International Women's Day, for a unique seminar: Power Poker from the Board Room to the Card Room, presented ... Read More → BROTHERS DON-TRUMP AND MCGAHN Jan 25, 2017 While the public hears, daily, from media and political pundits about the new President's contingent of advisors in the West Wing-- the name Don McGahn, ... Read More → LINKEDIN PROFILES, THE NEW ESSENTIAL! Jan 24, 2017 For decades, lawyers labored over their resumes--not their public profile or social media postings or comments of family members in not so private chat rooms. ... Read More → NEW EOLIS WEBSITE FOR 50TH B’DAY! Jan 3, 2017 What could be better to celebrate our 50th anniversary of legal consulting services, than our brand new responsive website design with more robust content, presented crisply. Go ... Read More → WELCOME TO NEW EOLIS BLOG Jan 3, 2017 For many years, EOLIS has produced blog posts on an external site and we have published articles at various digital media outlets. Now you need ... Read More → SMALL LAW FIRMS NEW STARS Oct 12, 2015 Small law firms with strong start up and mid-sized growing clients have catapulted into star status in the eyes of mid -sized as well as national and ... Read More → LATERAL PARTNER ACQUISITIONS SLOWDOWN Oct 12, 2015 NEW YORK (May 20, 2014) A recent survey of partners at Am Law 200 firms indicates a likely slowdown in partner group acquisitions in the ... Read More → EOLIS CAREER TRANSITION SERVICES EXPANDED Oct 12, 2015 NEW YORK (Spring 2014) Based upon EOLIS' updated findings in a survey of lawyers over 60, EOLIS is moving forward with a customized attorney career ... Read More → PEP PRINCIPLE WINS BIG Dec 15, 2014 Asking productive questions is a key element to an effective negotiating strategy in business, politics, and card rooms.—where I have spent a fair share of my spare time. ... Read More → DEFINE YOUR NEGOTIATING PERSONALITY Sep 8, 2014 Matching your negotiating strategies to your negotiating personality is as critical to client development as it is making a deal or winning a case. There ... Read More → TRUTHS AND CONSEQUENCES OF COMPULSORY PARTNER RETIREMENT Dec 1, 2013 NEW YORK (December 2013) Results of EOLIS' survey of senior partners (over the age of 60) at New York law firms indicates a large scale ... Read More → OBAMA SAID TO GIVE THUMBS UP TO BARTON BILL Jul 30, 2013 Eolis analyzes and commentates on the likely trajectory of the most recent online gaming bill introduced by Congressman Joe Barton—H.R. 2666 dated July 12, 2013. Obama ... Read More → NEW RULES FOR PARTNERS ON THE PROWL Apr 18, 2013 (NEW YORK, NEW YORK April 18, 2013) With increasing frequency, law firm partnerships are pondering protocols applied to the departures of highly productive partners-especially rainmakers. ... Read More → FEDERAL GAMING LEGISLATION FIZZLES; STATES WIN! Mar 26, 2013 Gaming lawyers with regulatory experience are in unprecedented demand in the Middle Atlantic States with New York, New Jersey Pennsylvania Delaware and West Virginia scrambling ... Read More → LAYOFFS DESERVE DIGNITY Jan 14, 2013 No matter the improved fortunes of companies and law firms this past year, pruning, streamlining and all around tough love continue to mark the management ... Read More → ETHICS AND MANNERS APPLIED TO CLIENT ORIGINATION Aug 20, 2012 As law firms have made more definitive transitions to operations as big businesses, they have become increasingly receptive to adopting a celebrity and worker bee mentality with much wider gap ... Read More → MOROCCO BECKONS Jun 3, 2012 At the annual cornerstone meeting of the International Women’s Forum in Morocco last week, corporate, civic and political leaders from thirty countries convened to assess ... Read More → TRADING ON THE TRAVAILS OF DEWEY & LEBOEUF Apr 30, 2012 More than 25 percent of the firms' New York partners (as of January 2012), have bolted from its ranks, many with hair-raising stories of a ... Read More → LEGAL CAREERS: SKILL VS. CHANCE ARGUMENT Feb 17, 2012 Maximizing one's chances of landing a dream position requires plenty of skill and an undeniable element of good luck--for lawyers in any form of transition. ... Read More → GOSSIP: THE GOOD, THE BAD, THE UGLY Oct 14, 2011 The fourth quarter of every year is invariably rife with gossip as to the anticipated year-end fortunes for law firms and the fate of their lawyers--up and ... Read More → LAW DEPARTMENT ACCOUNTABILITY RISES Sep 19, 2011 With the onset of the 2008 recession came increased vigilance by companies on their outside legal fees. However, over the past three years our studies ... Read More → A WINDFALL FOR GAMING LAWYERS Sep 7, 2011 Last April 15th, the US Department of Justice brought down the house of cards built by the three leading Internet-based poker companies serving United States ... Read More → 2008 JITTERS ALL OVER AGAIN? Aug 10, 2011 Did our clients benefit from our advice in 2008 or are they sitting ducks for another cataclysmic event just around the corner? We warned in ... Read More → LAW FIRMS WEIGH IN ON 800 POUND GORILLAS Jun 16, 2011 Since the waning months of 2008, when the law firm economy seemed to turn on its head, law firms have been debating how to assure ... Read More → DAVID DEFEATS GOLIATH, AS HE SHOULD May 18, 2011 Last month, The AmLaw Daily reported on a $1.5 million fee dispute between the legal recruiting company, Alan Miles & Associates and Bingham McCutchen, the ... Read More → THE RESUME IS JUST ONE PART OF THE PACKAGE Apr 11, 2011 The candidate, the candidate's spouse, colleagues and recruiters generally agree that in this competitive market one needs the right elevator pitch with an appropriate underpinning — "a ... Read More → POLITICS ‘N ONLINE POKER Mar 28, 2011 Since the late 60's Eolis International Group has been a proponent of legalized gaming, with specialized services to commercial casinos and tribal gaming properties in the United ... Read More → IT’S RISKY TO DINE AT THE PLAZA! Mar 11, 2011 Teatime at the Plaza Hotel in New York City is a uniquely fancy experience. But visits by the hoi polloi, including society matrons and other ... Read More → SARTORIAL SPLENDOR FOR LAWYER CLIENT MEETINGS Feb 2, 2011 NEW YORK (February 14, 2011) “Do as the Romans do!” So say some of our colleagues about the increasingly relaxed dress rules for lawyers. For ... Read More → For more EOLIS Perspective, Click Here.