Alterna Legal Announces Appointment of Mats Goebels as Chief Executive Officer

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25-Year Legal Industry Veteran Joins Alterna Legal

Mats Goebels

I believe we have an opportunity to help both our law firm and corporate clients reinvent the way they source their legal staffing needs while providing attractive lifestyle options to our candidates.

Alterna Legal, a legal staffing and placement firm, announced that Mats Goebels has been appointed CEO. Mr. Goebels will be responsible for guiding Alterna through its next phase of development as the company continues to expand its client base. Alterna Legal will maintain its focus on providing high quality lawyers and innovative staffing solutions to its clients in a flexible and cost-effective way.

Mr. Goebels has more than two decades of experience as a practicing attorney both in law firms and as an in-house attorney. Prior to joining Alterna, he served as general counsel of Investment Technology Group, Inc. (ITG), a financial technology company, where he built a respected global legal department and was a member of ITG’s executive committee. Prior to ITG, he worked as a corporate attorney in the New York offices of Sullivan & Cromwell and Weil Gotshal & Manges.

“Mats’ experience, leadership and vision are perfectly matched to capture the increasing demand for Alterna’s suite of services,” said Susan Sanchez, Co-Founder of Alterna. “With his deep experience in the legal industry, having been a General Counsel and a buyer of legal services, Mats will drive further innovation and growth, execute corporate strategy and deliver results.”

“I am excited to formally join the Alterna team. As I consulted with Alterna over the last few months, I was impressed by their deep pool of experienced professionals and thoughtful approach to staffing. I look forward to helping the Alterna team identify, source, develop and empower top legal talent while fulfilling our clients’ needs” said Mr. Goebels. “I believe we have an opportunity to help both our law firm and corporate clients reinvent the way they source their legal staffing needs while providing attractive lifestyle options to our candidates.”

About Alterna Legal, Inc.

Alterna Legal delivers flexible and cost-effective people solutions for law firms and corporate legal departments. Comprised of former legal professionals who have worked at top law firms and companies, Alterna Legal brings a unique insider's perspective to hiring attorneys and legal staff. Backed by an extensive network of top-tier talent, Alterna Legal takes a people-based approach to traditional staffing, collaborating with clients to understand their unique needs. Alterna Legal delivers the right people, taking into account projects and personalities, companies and culture.

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