Elevate Services Announces New President John Croft
Elevate appoints John Croft as President, launching new alternative legal services provider in United Kingdom.
LOS ANGELES – April 19, 2013 – Elevate Services, Inc., a global alternative legal services provider for law firms and corporate legal departments, today announced the appointment of John Croft as President. Croft joins Elevate from Integreon, where he was President. He will be based in London, launching Elevate’s technology and services in the UK and European markets.
“I’ve worked with John for over twenty years, most recently at Integreon,” said Liam Brown, Founder and Chairman. “After joining in 2005, John opened the UK market for Integreon, signing pioneering deals to provide services to Clifford Chance, British American Tobacco, Osborne Clarke, Allen & Overy, Linklaters, Simmons & Simmons, and Cameron McKenna, amongst others. I’m delighted to work with him again to launch Elevate’s business in the UK.”
Croft has twenty-five years of experience working with law firms and corporate legal departments. At Integreon he led the company’s revenue growth by more than 50% per annum from $12 million in 2005 to $150 million annual sales by 2011. Prior to Integreon, he was CEO of the financial and legal outsourcing division of ADP Inc. Previously, he was European sales director of the financial and legal division of St. Ives Plc.
“I’m delighted to join a team that I know so well and trust,” said Croft. “At Integreon we worked together to build the category leader in ‘version 1.0’ alternative legal services, primarily around labour arbitrage and process improvement. Now, Elevate brings ‘version 2.0’ legal efficiency to corporate legal departments and law firms, helping them do more for less by offering high quality alternative legal services, plus proprietary legal project management cloud technology, with legal operations and legal spend analytics consulting.”
About Elevate Services, Inc.
Elevate provides law firms and corporate legal departments with practical ways to improve efficiency, quality, and outcomes through consulting, managed services and technology. Elevate was founded in 2011 by Liam Brown, the founder and former President and CEO of Integreon, Inc., which he led from startup to annual sales of nearly $150 million. For more information, visit elevateservices.com and follow Elevate on Twitter @ElevateServices and on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/elevate-services