As Managing Director, Beekman Bolsters Company Expertise in Legal Staffing, Secondment and Tailored Legal Solutions for Today’s New Legal Economy™
NEW YORK, NY – March 22, 2016 – Hire Counsel, the leader in helping law firms, corporations, and government agencies manage dynamic workloads and distinct legal requirements in today’s new legal economy, announced today that Bernadette Beekman has joined the company. As Managing Director, Client Relations, Ms. Beekman will proactively advise and support clients with legal solutions for expertise-intensive disciplines ranging from banking and finance to data privacy and protection.
“With the accelerating pace of operations in today’s new legal economy, legal departments and law firms require immediate and experienced support from domain experts to help them take advantage of opportunities and avoid risks,” shared Willa Fawer, Chief Operating Officer of Hire Counsel. “Bernadette’s deep understanding of client needs, born out of her more than 20 years of in-house counsel experience with some of the world’s leading corporations, will help us as we recommend and tailor legal solutions to help our clients meet their business and legal objectives. Her experience and insight are a welcome addition to our team.”
Bernadette Beekman comes to Hire Counsel with extensive industry experience in solving in-house legal challenges with some of the world’s most visible corporations including IBM, Warner Bros., Orion Pictures and Saban Entertainment. In addition to her background as an accomplished attorney, Beekman has been a long-standing member of the Committee on Women in the Legal Profession and co-chairs the Business and Leadership Subcommittee at the New York City Bar Association. She is also a member of the Global Advisory Board of Women in Law Empowerment Forum (WILEF).
At Hire Counsel, Beekman will help clients proactively plan for and manage their legal requirements with a complete portfolio of legal solutions designed to help legal departments and law firms increase effectiveness while controlling costs.
About Hire Counsel
Hire Counsel is a leading innovative services provider to law firms, corporations and government agencies for today’s new legal economy. As your trusted provider we tailor a legal solution that delivers superior and profitable results. Hire Counsel’s portfolio of services includes temporary legal support to right-size discovery teams, secondment services, specialists in compliance, contract administration, corporate transactions, research analysis and government, or permanent hires. Founded in 1993, Hire Counsel operates in more than 20 U.S. markets from 12 legal center offices, 10 domestic interview hubs, and five discovery centers. Learn more at HireCounsel.com or follow us on Twitter @HireCounsel.