Austin, Texas (PRWEB) January 08, 2012
RFx Legal, the leading provider of legal spend management, legal analytics, legal intelligence and legal RFP automation services and solutions, announced today that Pratik K. Patel has joined the executive team as Vice President of Business Development and Services. Prior to joining RFx Legal, Mr. Patel served as a senior consultant at Huron Legal, where he was a trusted business advisor to numerous General Counsel and law department managers of major US companies and government agencies. Specifically, Mr. Patel brings to RFx Legal over 11 years of experience in the legal industry and 8 years of experience providing expert advisory services to legal departments in the areas of legal spend management, strategy, technology and operations.
At RFx Legal, Mr. Patel will play an integral role in expanding the company’s client base and furthering the delivery of RFx Legal’s proprietary suite of legal spend advisory solutions to corporate legal departments. RFx Legal’s solutions include legal spend cost and savings assessments, analytics, legal market intelligence and benchmarking, AFA structure and pricing, outside counsel consolidation and management, and legal spend technology assessments. Mr. Patel ‘s deep expertise in these areas will also be utilized heavily to help guide the research, development and expansion of new products and services related to RFx Legal’s spend advisory business.
“We are delighted to have someone of Pratik’s caliber join our team. He will provide additional sources for growth to our fast-moving legal spend advisory business,” says Joe Freedman, Chairman and CEO of RFx Legal. “As pressure mounts within the industry to reduce legal spend, General Counsel and buyers of legal services continue to demand cost-effective legal spend, market intelligence and legal procurement solutions that go beyond conventional thought processes and tools. Pratik’s expertise enhances our ability to deliver an unmatched combination of legal industry knowledge, services and technology to the market.”
Mr. Patel will join the RFx Legal corporate headquarters in Austin, TX. RFx Legal also has offices in Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, Nashville and New York.
About RFx Legal, LLC
RFx Legal delivers the first suite of legal spend management and sourcing tools created by lawyers for legal services. Solving the top challenge for legal departments, the RFx Legal platform of products and services helps reduces outside legal spend by better aligning cost and value and builds stronger relationships between clients and service providers. As the category leader for legal analytics, market intelligence, procurement, sourcing and engagement solutions, RFx Legal helps organizations make more informed and transparent decisions on how to save and spend valuable resources. For more information, visit http://www.rfxlegal.com or call us at 888-739-5345.
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