Elevate Services Acquires Legal OnRamp
Leading legal services provider expands quickly growing legal software business with innovative legal technology company.
LOS ANGELES – April 28, 2016 – Elevate Services, a global legal service provider to corporate legal departments and law firms, announced that it has acquired leading legal technology company OnRamp Systems Inc. Paul Lippe, founder and CEO of OnRamp, will join the Elevate advisory board to focus on strategic legal technology development and client relationships. All of OnRamp’s engineering team in Silicon Valley will join Elevate.
“OnRamp will strengthen our quickly-growing legal technology business,” said Liam Brown, Founder and Chairman of Elevate. “OnRamp’s technology provides a secure common platform enabling companies like Cisco to connect their legal departments with their outside counsel. The investments OnRamp has made in machine learning will help us develop software that makes lawyers more effective and efficient. More immediately, OnRamp’s US-based engineering team will improve our ability to deliver rapid prototype solutions for our clients.”
“Elevate has quickly become a leader in the legal market, and their ‘innovation DNA’ is very similar to ours,” said Paul Lippe, Founder and CEO of OnRamp. “Looking at Elevate’s leadership, global reach, client base, and capabilities, we decided the best way to serve the market was to join forces.”
“From our perspective as a legal department driving innovation and operational excellence, Elevate and OnRamp are a powerful combination,” said Steve Harmon, VP of Legal Operations at Cisco Systems. “We expect them to accelerate the adoption of new methodologies, tools and standards that will benefit both legal departments and law firms.”
About Elevate Services, Inc.
Elevate is the business of law provider of strategy, operations, technology and talent for legal departments and law firms. Elevate’s consultants, lawyers, process engineers, and technologists improve efficiency, quality and outcomes for clients worldwide.
About Legal OnRamp
Legal OnRamp is a leading Web 2.0 platform for law, helping legal departments reduce costs and improve quality through collaboration. For more information, visit www.legalonramp.com