Brian Kuhn joins Elevate as VP of New Digital Strategy and Solutions

LOS ANGELES, January 9, 2020 – Law company Elevate today announced that Brian Kuhn has joined the company as Vice President of Elevate’s new Digital Strategy and Solutions business unit, focused on helping law departments and law firms capitalize on the digital technologies and related best practices that are transforming legal business models and operations. Kuhn will report to Liam Brown, Elevate’s Chairman and CEO.

Simon Heyrick Joins Elevate as CFO

LOS ANGELES – December 17, 2019 – Global law company Elevate announced today that Simon Heyrick has joined as Chief Financial Officer, reporting to Liam Brown, Elevate’s Chairman and CEO. Prior to joining Elevate, Heyrick had been CEO and CFO of a number of international services and software businesses and brings extensive experience working with private growth and public companies in managing treasury, risk, operational accounting, and financial planning and analysis…

Christina Blacklaws joins Elevate Advisory Board

Past President of Law Society of England and Wales brings innovation and diversity and inclusion expertise 

LONDON – November 12, 2019 – Elevate today announced that legal innovation expert Christina Blacklaws has joined the company’s Advisory Board. Most recently past President of the Law Society of England and Wales, Ms. Blacklaws brings extensive experience in developing and managing law firms, directing law firm innovation, and advising legal organisations on transformational change, technological developments, and diversity and inclusion…

Ashurst Collaborates with Elevate on Flex Resourcing Platform

LONDON – November 8, 2019 – Elevate today announced a collaboration with leading multinational law firm Ashurst to launch a new flexible resourcing platform as part of the Firm’s Ashurst Advance capability. The platform will enable Ashurst to source contract lawyers as an extension to Ashurst’s practice areas and will also allow Ashurst clients to access technical expertise for secondments…

Elevate Takes Home Three Trophies at the IACCM Innovation and Excellence Awards 2019

Phoenix, Arizona – November 6, 2019 – Elevate was honored to win the Awards for Outstanding Service Provider (Americas and Global) as well as the Award for Operational Improvement (Global), jointly with VMware, at the 2019 IACCM Annual Americas Conference in Phoenix, Arizona on November 4-6, 2019. The IACCM Innovation & Excellence Awards program recognizes “individuals and teams who are raising the profile of contract and commercial capability within their organizations” and “celebrates innovation in contract and commercial practices.”

ElevateNext Law Receives Women’s Business Enterprise Certification from the Women’s Business Enterprise Council

LOS ANGELES – September 17, 2019 – ElevateNext Law, a new model law firm that sits alongside the award-winning, global full-service law company, Elevate Services, is proud to announce national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).

A Women’s Business Enterprise, commonly referred to as a WBE, is an independent business concern that is at least 51% owned and controlled by one or more women, and whose management and daily operation is controlled by a woman with industry expertise. By recognizing WBENC certification, and including women-owned businesses among their vendors, clients confirm their commitment to fostering diversity and the continued development of their supplier and vendor diversity programs…