HOUSTON & WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Clutch Group, a leading legal, risk management, compliance and management services firm, and Morae Legal Corporation, a full-service provider of legal advice and solutions, today announced the merger of their two companies. The newly merged company will be called Morae Global Corporation. The merger creates the most comprehensive suite of products and services in the legal industry to meet the needs of today`s general counsel: From the beginning, we have been driven by one mission: to lead the legal industry through significant change. To achieve this, we combine the services and skills necessary to provide the best solutions to our customers around the world. We develop and implement the effective operation of your legal department or law firm by designing, designing, executing and measuring the effectiveness of your company`s value proposition. Want the latest news and ideas from our industry? We`ll keep you up to date on all trends and topics in the areas of risk, law and compliance – just click the button to receive our newsletter. “Our two teams are now united to pursue the vision of reinventing legal service delivery in a revolutionary and cost-effective way,” said Abhi Shah, founder and CEO of Clutch Group, who is now vice chairman of Morae Global Corporation. Morae Global`s legal products and services are designed to provide comprehensive solutions to General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officers worldwide. Core services include clutch information management, eDiscovery and managed review, legal management consulting, and eLEXir on-demand legal services. Morae Global has offices in the United States, including Houston, Chicago, New York and Washington DC, as well as London, Bangalore, Zurich and Hong Kong.
Clutch Group and Morae Legal complete the merger to form Morae Global to provide legal and compliance solutions to businesses worldwide. Morae Legal Corporation consists of an experienced team of professionals who help the Office of the General Counsel and law firms improve business performance by developing strategies, creating processes, employing people, leveraging technology, and measuring with data to achieve results. The firm`s core services include management consulting, eLEXir on-demand legal resources, and information and discovery management for the legal industry. For more information, see www.moraelegal.com. We offer technology and human solutions to properly outsource or source your legal department and help you better manage cost, scale and value. Morae Global`s eLEXir segment, which places on-demand legal resources in corporate law departments, will be bolstered by global options in India and Europe, as well as enhanced technologies to automate contract review. “Morae`s agility will benefit us as the legal industry continues to evolve at an accelerated pace.” “We see Morae as an extension of Pearson`s expanded legal team. He was a fantastic partner. “Morae`s mission is to bring true innovation and insight into the operation of a legal department and the delivery of legal services.” “The combination of Morae Legal and Clutch to launch Morae Global marks an ongoing reinvention of how legal services are delivered to legal services,” said Bashir. “Currently, corporate legal procurement is highly fragmented and businesses must rely on countless service providers to manage fragmentation. Our innovative model will provide General Counsel and their organizations with a consolidated way to manage their people, processes and technology across their legal services. Clutch Group is a leading legal, risk and compliance consulting and analysis firm headquartered in Washington, D.C.
and offices in New York, Chicago, London, Bangalore, Zurich and Hong Kong. The company helps financial services, life sciences and energy companies solve complex problems arising from exponential growth in data and regulation. Clutch`s global team of lawyers, consultants and technologists leverages its deep expertise and Clutch.IQ, a suite of industry-leading data analytics solutions, to help clients manage large-scale litigation and investigations, perform comprehensive communications monitoring, and rethink their internal legal and compliance functions. Clutch has been recognized by industry agencies such as NelsonHall, the New York Law Journal, Chambers Global, Frost & Sullivan, and Dun & Bradstreet, and is regularly featured in leading industry and market publications. For more information, see www.clutchgroup.com. We help you make timely and informed decisions – faster, faster through the use of advanced analytics, proven methodologies and dedicated, results-driven teams. “We are very pleased to merge with Clutch Group, which is a highly successful global eDiscovery provider with a strong brand for over 10 years,” said Bashir. “We now have a truly global presence and more size to better serve our clients, who are typically large global companies. The agreement is a turning point and will be a catalyst for our continued growth. » Get CEO Magazine at your doorstep; Subscribe now We optimize your contract function by unlocking operational efficiencies through our bespoke solutions, including technology and our highly skilled global workforce.
Embrace changeover times with technology solutions designed for you Deputy General Counsel – Fortune 200 Global Energy Services Company View source version on businesswire.com: www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170502005181/en/ Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary – Fortune 500 International Technology and Infrastructure Company. We unleash the power of your business information and make it available to your users with iManage and Morae technologies, both in the cloud and on-premises. Finally, Morae Global`s clients benefit from comprehensive legal management advice, supported by a global presence and deep expertise in key sectors. “Working with Marae`s knowledgeable team has been invaluable. Their expertise ensured that every aspect of the engagement was properly considered. Leveraging the combined existing locations of both companies, Morae Global`s presence extends across the United States with offices in Houston, Chicago, New York and Washington, D.C., and internationally with offices in London, Bangalore, Zurich and Hong Kong. Clutch Group and Morae Legal Corporation announced yesterday afternoon the completion of their merger to form Morae Global Corporation. The merger was first announced earlier this month.
“Morae and Clutch have historically focused on the same goal: to develop and deploy sophisticated processes and solutions – backed by data – to transform the way legal and compliance departments operate,” said Shahzad Bashir, President and CEO of Morae Global. “As a company combined with a global presence, we now have the added scale to deliver proven end-to-end solutions at faster speed. Morae Global will continue to offer Clutch Group`s internationally recognized eDiscovery and managed review services, as well as its proprietary suite of Clutch.IQ products by integrating Morae Legal`s information and discovery management under the Clutch brand, which includes information governance and discovery consulting. Shahzad Bashir will serve as President and Chief Executive Officer of Morae Global Corporation. Prior to founding Morae Legal, Bashir co-founded Huron Consulting Group, the global services company, and founded Huron Legal. Abhi Shah, founder and CEO of Clutch Group, will now serve as Vice Chairman of the Board of Morae Global Corporation. The transaction is expected to close within 15 days. Morae`s board of directors will grow from five to seven members with Shah and Guillermo (Gil) G.
Marmol, president and advisor of Marmol & Associates. Previously, Marmol held leadership positions at Electronic Data Systems, Luminant Worldwide and Perot Systems. The combined company offers the most comprehensive range of products and services for the legal and compliance industry “The combination of Clutch Group`s extensive financial services experience and Morae Legal`s deep knowledge of energy and life sciences will create a market-leading organization for general counsel and CTO worldwide,” Shah said. “Morae`s proven business development engine and advanced capabilities and offerings position our business to serve our customers at a much faster pace. We are very excited about the opportunities this transaction will create for us and, more importantly, for our clients and advisors. ».