Since its inception as a one woman operation with just two attorney search assignments — one from Cravath Swain & Moore and the other from the Port Authority of New York — EOLIS has been an innovator in attorney searches, attorney career coaching, outside counsel reviews, and related legal consulting projects. In a profile of Wendeen H. Eolis, The New York Times described the Company's founder as having "the ties that bind the legal fraternity."
An Original Business Plan
In 1967 Wendeen Eolis set up an attorney placement desk. In 1969 she established the first search firm exclusively for practicing lawyers.
10 Years: Survival in Two Recessions
EOLIS' robust legal recruitment operations spawn the growth of a "cottage industry" and lead the company to develop related services.
20 Year Mark: Our operations span six continents
EOLIS ties together three core businesses — search, career management, and counsel reviews — with a worldwide network of EOLIS affiliates.
30 Years: A Watershed Moment
EOLIS divides its operations into two divisions; legal consulting and legal/ executive careers.
EOLIS converts ad hoc assignments in coaching executives on relationships with outside counsel into an executive consulting specialty
40 Years: Another Milestone
EOLIS scores its most productive year by reformulating its services and fee structure for services, proving its adaptability to changing market conditions.
EOLIS formalizes the separation of legal consulting and execuitve consulting services with the creation of two distinct websites.
45 Years: At the Top of Our Game
EOLIS transitions senior level responsibilities to additional EOLIS family members with big plans for the Company's future.