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.


Patricia Azzolin

Executive Recruiter
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Patricia has successfully placed Intellectual Property attorneys at all levels in law firms and corporations since joining Elite Search Consultants in 1999. The ability to focus on the nuances of a client's hiring needs and objectives drives her recruiting strategies. She provides counseling and guidance representing the best interests of both the clients and candidates. Patricia applies 20 years of prior professional business marketing skills in all of her recruiting efforts. She has gained broad and valuable insight to company cultures and talent through a diverse corporate background in apparel manufacturing, industrial power manufacturing and gas utilities industries. Patricia takes exceptional pride in her professional integrity and successful placements resulting in long-term relationships developed with both clients and candidates.

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