Amanda Ellis is the Vice President of Search for Special Counsel. She plans, designs and implements all direct hire training, development, integration and mentoring programs for the company’s direct hire recruiters. Prior to her current role at Special Counsel, Ms. Ellis worked as an Attorney Search Director at Special Counsel and her own search firm where she placed direct hire attorneys in law firms and corporate legal departments.
Amanda is the author of The 6Ps of the BIG 3™ for Job-Seeking JDs (2010) and frequently speaks to law schools and law firms about incorporating social networking in job searches and business development.
Amanda Ellis Legal Search also publishes Something Different, a monthly e-newsletter that outlines a new or different service or resource available to legal professionals in each issue. The newsletter often covers topics on social networking and how attorneys can incorporate social networking in their job searches or business development.
Prior to entering the legal recruiting field, Amanda practiced commercial bankruptcy law in Massachusetts and Texas. Amanda is a graduate of The University of Texas School of Law and Centenary College of Louisiana.