Our History

In January of 2000, with many years of legal search experience between them, Jon Escher and Julie Brush spun off from a large national legal search firm and founded Solutus Legal Search. Within one year, Solutus established itself as one of the leading search firms in California and largest firms in Silicon Valley. By February of 2001 the California Law Business Supplement of the Daily Journal already ranked Solutus as one of the Top Ten Search firms in California. Over the last several years Solutus has continued to build on its success with the addition of top-flight recruiters and an ever increasing market share in each sector of the legal search business. Throughout its growth, Solutus has remained focused on the principles that guided its founding: client and candidate service, superior market knowledge, and simple honesty.

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Selected as one of the Best and Brightest Business Leaders of "40 Under 40" by the Silicon Valley/San  Jose  Business Journal and the recipient of the YWCA Tribute to Women & Industry Award, Julie Brush is recognized as a leading legal search and industry expert to...

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Jon received his A.B. from Stanford University in 1977 and his J.D. from Hastings College of Law in 1980. Before establishing Solutus in January of 2000, Jon worked as a Principal in the Palo Alto office and as the Managing Partner of a national legal search firm.. .