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    Counsel Selection/Advisory Services

    EOLIS International Group evaluates legal talent for outside counsel roles, mindful that consumers of legal services have variable priorities in their relationships with law firms. An innovator in counsel review services, we assist in evaluation, selection, retention, and review of law firms--from the client's perspective.

    EOLIS serves as a special advisor on legal counsel reviews to CEOs, General Counsels, and boards of directors of public companies. EOLIS CEO Wendeen H. Eolis also is engaged as a special advisor to corporate boards for assignments regarding legal crisis management, media relations coaching in connection with legal issues, and selection of special counsel for " bet the ranch legal counsel retentions. Caesars World, Chicago Tribune, Trans World Airlines, GAF Corporation,  Citibank, MGM,  have engaged EOLIS  and/or Wendeen for these services over a period of 50+ years.


    Innovative vetting strategies

    Counsel Selection Services

    • Researching Potential Counsel
    • Analyzing Specialty Practices
    • Interviewing Prospective Counsel
    • Assisting in Counsel Selection
    • Preparing Clients for Beauty Contests
    • Recommending Counsel
    • Engagement Business Terms
    • Developing Engagement Agreements

    EOLIS Knows the Legal Profession

    Eolis International Group maintains a singular niche in the evaluation of potential counsel for big deals and "bet the ranch" litigations, as well as for general counsel and special counsel roles.

    We track the careers and client matters of more than 250,000 lawyers.

    We maintain detailed information regarding the expertise and inner workings of thousands of law firms around the world.

    Beauty Contests

    EOLIS coaches partner groups and individual lawyers in the competitive environment of beauty contests, with detailed attention on crossing each bridge from the introductory pitch to the execution of a retention agreement.

    The integration of information derived from public databases as well as EOLIS' proprietary database, allows us to make the most careful analysis of credentials, experience, and reputation of law firms and lawyers who lead the way.