News : Al-Karim Makhani Joins TransPerfect Legal Solutions
New York, NY, USA, May 25, 2016 -- TransPerfect Legal Solutions (TLS), a global provider of litigation support and e-discovery solutions, announced that Al-Karim F. Makhani Esq., has joined the company’s European team as a Senior Case Consultant.
Makhani spent over eight years with Stephenson Harwood LLP, where he was a Senior Associate in the Commercial Litigation department advising clients across multiple jurisdictions. His practice focused on complex, high-value disputes where he often integrated legal technology to improve his clients’ position.
As a Senior Case Consultant based in TLS’s European headquarters in London, he will work with law firms and in-house counsel to develop solutions, technology based and otherwise, which can give clients a competitive advantage in their disputes.
"Al is a seasoned, highly respected litigator, and we’re thrilled to have him on our team," said Liz Elting, Co-CEO of TransPerfect. "With his experience managing cases from start to finish and maximizing the use of legal technologies therein, Al will have an immediate impact by enabling our clients to optimize their use of the best technologies available."
Co-CEO Phil Shawe added, "Helping our clients adapt to the continuously developing, data-intensive legal environment is a priority for us, and Al has a strong record of doing just that. He’s always been with or ahead of trends in the industry, and we’re happy that our clients will have access to his knowledge and experience."
"With global reach and a significant resource pool, TLS represented a significant opportunity for me," said Makhani. "I’m excited to be with TLS, and further develop our end-to-end litigation support services, keeping at the front of trends with technologies that can unearth, analyze, and utilize information in a way that benefits our clients."
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
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Published: Thursday, May 26, 2016