About Us

Providing the best in candidate and client service

Each member of the Elite team has extensive experience in identifying, evaluating and introducing highly qualified candidates. We provide insightful placement services for all levels of experience ranging from lateral Associates to Partners to Patent Counsel and Chief Patent Counsel.


Ellen Tamiyasu

Partner
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Ellen Tamiyasu is a founding partner of Elite Search Consultants. She has worked as an Intellectual Property recruiter for over 19 years. She has successfully placed groups, partners and associates at numerous law firms and corporations nationwide.  Prior to her recruiting career, Ellen worked as a Research & Development Engineer for a medical device company owned by Pfizer Pharmaceuticals.

Elite is honored to have made the Forbes highly exclusive America’s Best Executive Search Firms 2017 List

Our company’s collaborative working environment and extensive database is conducive to fast, efficient, and effective search results. This unique asset in combination with Elite’s considerable networking relationships makes for a placement process that is second to none.

 Elite Search Consultants is a member of NALSC