Legal Advantage, LLC Appoints Richard Carter, Vice President, Business Development

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New Business Development Professional to Lead Legal Advantage's Expansion of Litigation and IP Service Offerings

Legal Advantage, LLC, a leading provider of intellectual property and litigation support services, today announced that Richard ("Rick") Carter has joined the team as Vice President of Sales and Marketing, based in the company's Bethesda, Maryland headquarters.

Carter will assume business development and marketing responsibilities for the company's award winning intellectual property illustration and prior art services as well as its ligation support services including document review, trial graphics and electronic discovery.

Carter has eighteen years of experience in leadership roles at the forefront of the electronic discovery, litigation support and legal industry with responsibilities encompassing business development, marketing and management. In this time he has consulted on many large litigation matters including, Products Liability, Merger & Acquisition, Asbestos, Ground Water Contamination, White Collar Crime and other various litigation matters. Carter joins Legal Advantage from Litigation Support solutions provider, LEX On Demand, where for the last six years he was the Managing Director for the Maryland region and worked heavily in the national marketing and branding efforts. His vision and drive enabled LEX to grow the customer base, and scale quickly from a small start-up to a recognized industry player with a staff of over one hundred. Prior to that, Carter worked for Uniscribe Corporation (now Williams Lea) managing its Mid-Atlantic sales team. While there Carter was instrumental in designing the "Feet on the Street" training program where by all sales consultants across the country were cross trained to communicate the intricacies of the entire suite of Uniscribe service offerings. "We continue to expand our resources to support our aggressive growth and market penetration in the fast growing legal process outsourcing market," Mirza Baig, Legal Advantage's chief executive officer. "Legal Advantage is investing significantly to enhance its sales and marketing team and accelerate our solutions to be adopted by the legal support services market. I look forward to Rick's contributions to lead the company into this next stage of growth."

ABOUT LEGAL ADVANTAGE: With over seven years of solid industry experience, Legal Advantage has carved a niche for itself in the intellectual property and litigation support Services arena. For intellectual property attorneys, patent agents and individual inventors, Legal Advantage offers services including Prior Art Searches, Patent Proofreading Services, Patent Illustration & Design Services as well as drafting of patent applications.
Legal Advantage also offers world-class services in litigation support services like Document Review, Legal Research, Trial Graphics, and Electronic Discovery. The real benefits derived from these services include reduced costs, faster project completion, and a higher quality end-product deliverable.

The firm has set the gold standard for legal support services with advanced technological capabilities, proven process methodologies, innovation, including consistently cost-effective and higher-than-industry-standard quality offerings.

Founded by seasoned intellectual property attorneys and litigators, Legal Advantage combines unparalleled dependability, accuracy, and client service - resulting in a stellar client retention rate that is among the highest in the industry. It's currently managed by experienced US-licensed attorneys; Legal Advantage maintains a staff over 35 permanent full-time professional legal associates with extensive experience in document review. Every legal associate undergoes an intensive training program on American jurisprudence and is continuously evaluated for advanced comprehension, accuracy, and productivity. With expertise in subject matter coding, substantive privilege coding, deposition summarization, and dedicated first- and second-level quality control teams, Legal Advantage provides comprehensive document review capabilities with unparalleled turnaround times. Legal Advantage has about 150 full time employees with about 80 staff members devoted to intellectual property prior art search, patent design, and patent illustration services. Legal Advantage plans to add an additional 100 full time legal associates by the end of the year.

Legal Advantage is headquartered in the Washington DC suburb of Bethesda, MD and has offices in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco and Hyderabad, India.

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