Jonathan R. Ross
Co-founder & Partner

Jonathan Ross is a partner and one of the founders of Empire Search Partners. During the course of his legal search career, Jonathan has developed a reputation as an industry leader for his exceptional service of clients and candidates across the globe.

Driven by a commitment to excellence and integrity, Jonathan has successfully placed partners, associates and counsel at leading law firms, Fortune 500 companies, private investment firms and financial institutions around the world. He has advised attorneys from all legal disciplines, including corporate, litigation, intellectual property, bankruptcy, and has received national recognition for his work in the real estate legal market. Jonathan is regularly called upon to counsel and advise clients on their strategic hiring initiatives, in addition to the assistance he provides for their successful recruitment of prominent attorneys.

Prior to entering the legal search industry, Jonathan practiced corporate law with the law firm of Paul Hastings LLP, where he specialized in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and real estate finance transactions.

Jonathan received his Juris Doctor degree from New York University School of Law and his Bachelor of Arts degree, summa cum laude, in Business Administration from the University of Florida.