OVERLAND PARK, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--UnitedLex, a global full-service provider of technology powered legal and business solutions, today announced the appointment of Joseph J. Lambert as Managing Director and General Counsel. He will also serve ex-officio on UnitedLex's Board of Directors.
Joe has over 25 years of global legal experience spanning academia, law firm practice, and, for almost 15 years as General Counsel of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu. Joe started, developed, and led the global Deloitte Office of General Counsel, with responsibility for all the legal issues facing Deloitte on a global basis, including acquisitions and transactions, global governance and structural matters, intellectual property and brand protection, global contracting, technology infrastructure, regulatory matters, and, critically, large, complex cross-border litigation. Joe was a member of the Deloitte Global Management Committee, and served as an advisor to its global Board of Directors.
Prior to joining Deloitte, Joe practiced law at Dewey Ballantine, and he holds LLM and PhD degrees from Cambridge University, where he also served as a Research Scholar.
"The addition of a globally focused general counsel to our team is a strategic response to the significant increase in new business and partner activity we have been experiencing across North America, EMEA and Asia,” said Dan Reed, Chief Executive Officer of UnitedLex. “Joe’s corporate and legal expertise will be an invaluable asset as we continue on our path of industry-leading growth.”
“I am acutely aware that developments in technology have created enormous opportunity for General Counsel to procure critical legal services from a variety of sources,” said Lambert. “UnitedLex has already proven itself to be a leader in the LPO field, not just in terms of cost savings but in providing centers of excellence for the delivery of the highest quality technology and consulting services. I look forward to working with UnitedLex to continue to define and lead this dynamic marketplace in partnership with General Counsel and leading law firms in the US and abroad.”
UnitedLex (www.unitedlex.com) is a global leader in providing technology powered legal and business solutions. We deliver excellence in the fields of litigation services, including e-discovery and document review, contract management, intellectual property, legal research, immigration and law firm support. Leveraging more than 750 professionals in nine global offices and two data centers, UnitedLex empowers leading global corporations and law firms by providing them with the insight and applications to reduce costs and solve complex legal and business challenges.