For Immediate Release

Hire Counsel Announces Strategic Partnership with Cloud Court.

CHICAGO, IL, March 1, 2023 — HCMC Legal, parent of legal staffing industry leaders Hire Counsel and Mestel & Company, is pleased to announce a strategic partnership between Hire Counsel and Cloud Court.

Combining Hire Counsel’s industry-leading managed document review and human capital solutions with Cloud Court’s pioneering, AI-based testimony intelligence technologies fuses decades of repeatable, defensible managed document review solutions with groundbreaking, testimony intelligence technology.

The strength behind this collaboration is that it takes the data analytics and insights learned in the managed review process and extends them into highly evolved deposition and trial methods. The result is a long-needed revolution in testimony intelligence,” noted Michael Okerlund, CEO of Cloud Court. The Cloud Court AI-based technologies are used before, during and after depositions and trials to win cases by employing objective data and first-generation methods to transform the litigation process. Hire Counsel will support clients through successful transformation of the technology.

Partnering with Cloud Court will allow Hire Counsel to bring our clients a revolutionary additive solution to case strategy. The opportunity to offer our clients a repeatable and defensible solution extending to testimony intelligence expands the core of our service offering. I look forward to working with the talented and accomplished team at Cloud Court.”  added Joan Davison, President & CEO, Hire Counsel.

About HCMC Legal

HCMC Legal, Inc., the parent company of Hire Counsel and Mestel & Company, has been the national leader in temporary staffing and permanent placement of legal human capital and eDiscovery services since 1987. Hire Counsel partners with clients across all industries to manage their dynamic workloads and distinct legal needs with scalable and flexible solutions. Mestel & Company specializes in legal search and recruitment consulting, advancing the careers of individual associates, partners, and in-house counsel as well as facilitating the movement of attorney groups and complex law firm mergers. HCMC leverages exceptional talent and technology, delivers superior results consistently and profitably, and helps organizations excel in today’s evolving economy. Its prominent legacy, forward-looking vision, depth of experience, and dedication to honesty, candor, and integrity sets it apart from competitors. More information is available at

About Cloud Court

Cloud Court is a LegalTech software company that delivers solutions to help litigation teams optimize and analyze testimony to improve outcomes. Founded by litigators and in-house counsel, Cloud Court, Inc. is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Cloud Court’s hosted solutions enable litigators to reduce the cost of testimony, better leverage data, and extract ROI from historical knowledge by “money balling” testimony. Additional information is available at

For more information contact:

Joan Davison

President & CEO, HCMC Legal