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Apriori Legal Appoints Legal Technology and Marketing

NEW YORK, August 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — a priori legaltoday announced the appointment of Jill Black, an experienced senior executive with more than 20 years of experience as Vice President of Marketing, to lead its strategic marketing initiatives.

Previously, he was co-founder and VP of Marketing at Onit, a leading provider of workflow and artificial intelligence platforms and solutions, where he was responsible for growing the company from a start-up to a global enterprise software company. rice field. During her tenure, the company has grown to her more than 600 employees, acquired six different companies and amassed hundreds of millions of dollars in private equity investments.

“Jill is part of two major start-ups in the legal space, Onit and Datacert, which were acquired by Wolters Kluwer for $180 million in 2014, and brings a unique perspective to Priori. Her background in technology, understanding of the legal business landscape and passion for growing companies are huge wins for us.” “We are excited to improve our marketing efforts and her leadership is It will be a key driver in taking Priori’s growth to the next level.”

Black holds a BA in Public Relations from Northern Arizona University and has received numerous marketing, business, and public relations awards from organizations such as the American Marketing Association, Public Relations Society of America, and the International Association of Business Communicators. increase. She has also been instrumental in earning growth awards and recognition from Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies, Deloitte Tech Fast 500, Forbes Best Start-Up, LegalWeek Leader in LegalTech, and Future of Legal Services Innovation.

Black’s appointment follows a $15 million A-1 funding round led by Eagle Proprietary Investment in mentioned in press releasethe investment will fuel Priori’s growth initiatives and expand operations to meet unprecedented internal client demand for a global marketplace platform for new attorney talent.

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A priori works with in-house legal teams of companies of all sizes to connect legal departments with the right outside counsel for global projects, saving time and money. A priori’s clients include everything from Fortune 50 companies to large technology companies. Marketplace is the company’s talent network, connecting lawyers from a vetted global network. Today, Marketplace has over 8,000 attorneys for businesses of all sizes, with attorneys in all 50 states and he has attorneys in 55 countries, covering over 700 practice capabilities.

Priori’s SaaS product, Scout, is an external attorney panel management platform currently in beta with Hearst, Marsh McLennan, Zimmer Biomet, and Fortune 10 companies. More than 30 law firms, including Priori’s beta law firm partner Orrick, and 13 other Law 50 law firms, have joined Scout to share attorney- and firm-level data with their clients. increase.

About Apriori Legal (“Apriori”)

A priori revolutionizes the way legal teams find, engage and manage outside counsel. Ranked a Chambers Tier 1 Global LawTech company and a Financial Times Intelligent Business, Priori’s cutting-edge technology powers two products that redefine the procurement of legal services. Marketplace is a global platform that connects in-house legal teams with new talent from a vetted global network of lawyers from companies of all sizes. Scout uncovers insights into relationships with trusted outside counsel to drive informed hiring decisions and D&I initiatives. For more information, see:

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