Stewart McKelvey formalizes the role of innovation by naming Paul Saunders as its first practice innovation advisor.
"Innovation is a hot topic," said John Rogers, CEO. "But talk is cheap unless you can, 'hire the right people and get out of their way,' as Peter Drucker would say. In Paul we have found an experienced lawyer with a background in technology who understands the evolving legal landscape and the importance of building new and innovative ways to deliver client service."
As Stewart McKelvey's first practice innovation advisor, Paul will collaborate with clients and lawyers to develop and implement novel legal technology and process solutions that will increase efficiencies, maximize value and exceed clients' expectations.
"Whether using legal project management tools and techniques, developing custom web applications and client datasites or automated document assembly, Stewart McKelvey is innovating to ensure our clients' unique legal needs are met on time and on budget," said Mr. Saunders.
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