The legal marketplace is evolving rapidly and change will be driven by forces within and outside the legal ecosystem
Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) January 29, 2009
UnitedLex, the global leader in legal consulting, technology and outsourcing, today announced it has expanded its Advisory Board with the addition of Matthew Fawcett. Mr. Fawcett currently serves as the Senior Vice President and General Counsel for JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU), a global supplier of broadband and optical solutions. Mr. Fawcett joins an elite group of legal and business executives that provide strategic guidance to UnitedLex as the company continues to grow as a global leader within the legal process outsourcing industry.
"The legal marketplace is evolving rapidly and change will be driven by forces within and outside the legal ecosystem," said Mr. Fawcett. "UnitedLex's combination of a superior management team and an innovative platform has positioned the company to drive change, and realize value from that change. I am very excited to join the advisory team of this global leader."
Along with the Advisory Board, Mr. Fawcett will offer insight into emerging trends in the legal industry and provide input on relevant new offerings and the refinement of existing offerings. Prior to becoming General Counsel, Mr. Facwett served as JDSU's Associate General Counsel and Senior Director of Global Intellectual Property. Previously, he provided a broad array of corporate, commercial and intellectual property advice to Fujitsu, and before that in private practice at Morrison & Foerster. Mr. Fawcett graduated from UCLA School of Law (JD 1992) and U.C. Berkeley (BA 1989).
"The marketplace for legal process outsourcing is experiencing rapid growth as many organizations are increasingly looking to maximize efficiencies while reducing costs," said Daniel Reed, Chief Executive Officer, UnitedLex. "UnitedLex is uniquely positioned to serve the growing need for legal services with our centrally managed, multi-shore approach. We are extremely pleased to have an industry luminary, such as Matthew Fawcett, join our team of advisors, helping us focus on scaling our operations and services."
UnitedLex is the global leader in legal consulting, technology and outsourcing. The company empowers its clients by delivering rapid and scalable results with measurable returns in the fields of litigation, contracts and sourcing, intellectual property, immigration and law firm support. With offices in the United States, the United Kingdom and India, UnitedLex offers its clients the optimal blend of consulting and technology-driven outsourcing solutions. For more information, visit http://www.UnitedLex.com.
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