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Special Counsel Names Amanda Ellis Vice President of Search

Dallas, TX (August 15, 2011) – Special Counsel, the leading provider of legal staffing and discovery services, announced today the appointment of Amanda Ellis to the role of Vice President of Search. In this role, Ellis will focus on implementing new search practices and services for finding direct hire candidates as well as developing direct hire training programs for the company.

"Amanda brings her entrepreneurial spirit and dedication to excellence to our Special Counsel family," stated Terri Williams, senior vice president of Special Counsel. "Her expertise will benefit our team and our clients nationwide as she creates and leads our direct hire initiatives to uncover the best legal professionals for positions across the country."

Prior to her current role at Special Counsel, Ellis worked as an attorney search director at Special Counsel and at her own legal search firm where she placed direct hire attorneys in law firms and corporate legal departments. She is also the author of The 6Ps of the BIG 3 for Job-Seeking JDs: 60+ Ways to Get Hired Using Social Networking. Ellis is a graduate of Centenary College and the University of Texas School of Law and has practiced bankruptcy law in Texas and Massachusetts.

"I truly look forward to my new role within Special Counsel and to helping our search directors identify the right candidates for our clients," said Ellis. "Through our expanded social media and recruiting practices, we will continue to find the best of the best in the legal search profession."

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Special Counsel is the largest provider of legal staffing services to corporate legal departments and law firms nationwide. Special Counsel services include customized staffing and project management for e-discovery and document review projects of any size and location, as well as providing experienced legal professionals for general workload management, litigation support, and business transaction support. Specialized services include search and direct hire placement of legal professionals at all levels, medical document review, TurnKey Legal Center document review space, document review management under SightManager® document review management tool, Concise® deposition digesting, and Alderson® Court Reporting. For more information, visit

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