Jennifer's extensive experience and strong understanding of the legal technology industry will be a great benefit as we continue to build out our research capabilities
New York, NY (PRWEB) September 29, 2011
The Cowen Group, a top eDiscovery staffing and management consulting firm for the legal technology industry, today announced the addition of Jennifer Schwartz as Senior Director, Market Research and Advisory Services. Ms. Schwartz will be in charge of developing and producing market research that benchmarks key topics driving executive careers. In addition, she will lead and advance the firm's Advisory Services practice – supporting clients in examining needs and motivations while developing strategies for investment in human capital in the growing eDiscovery and litigation support functions.
“Jennifer's extensive experience and strong understanding of the legal technology industry will be a great benefit as we continue to build out our research capabilities," said David Cowen, Founder and Principal of The Cowen Group. “Given the continued growth in eDiscovery and the complex issues surrounding it, law firms and corporations are taking an even more careful and strategic approach to their hiring needs. Jennifer will help our clients better understand their own needs, so they can make the right hiring decisions,” said Cowen.
Based in Chicago, Jennifer Schwartz has more than ten years of experience in people management, process development, and supporting technology in the context of complex litigation. Her experience in electronic information management and discovery methodologies, project management, and strategic client and vendor relations allow her to work cooperatively with law firms to define their business needs and achieve internal and client-based goals. She utilizes her research skills to evaluate motivators and influencers that frame the conversation around future state options.
Prior to joining The Cowen Group, Jennifer spent five years as a consultant and client relationship manager at Baker Robbins & Company, focusing on the litigation support/e-discovery, discovery preparedness and corporate records management practice groups. Jennifer practiced as a commercial litigation associate in Illinois for a large, international law firm, and began her career in the legal services industry as a the Business Development Director for an international attorney staffing provider.
Jennifer earned her JD and MPA from Indiana University in Bloomington, IN. She was the co-founder of Women in Chicago Litigation and Practice Support, the co-chairwoman for the group’s Board of Directors from 2006 through 2008, and is currently a member of Women in E-Discovery.
About The Cowen Group
The Cowen Group provides premier staffing and recruiting services to litigation support, electronic discovery, and legal technology departments at AmLaw 200 Firms, Fortune 500 companies, and leading legal service vendors. Since 2005, The Cowen Group has placed more than 350 eDiscovery and litigation support professionals and attorneys, in addition to providing management consulting and advisory services. To learn more, visit http://www.cowengroup.com or call 212.661.0025.
Contact Maribel Rivera at (212) 661 0025 or maribel (at) cowengroup (dot) com