New York, New York; July 11, 2017 — GLG (Gerson Lehrman Group, Inc.), the world’s leading membership for professional learning and expertise, today announced two key additions to its rapidly growing law business. GLG Law partners with clients to identify and retain testifying and consulting experts, leveraging GLG’s process, technology, and global footprint of more than 500,000 members around the world.
David Solomon has joined GLG Law as General Manager. Solomon comes to GLG after nearly five years at Axiom Global, Inc., where he ran its largest sales team serving investment banks and financial services providers. Before joining Axiom, Solomon worked for Bloomberg BNA Legal. He began his career as a litigator at Anderson Kill & Olick in New York, focusing primarily on complex commercial litigation in the financial services sector.
David Perla joins GLG Law as Senior Advisor. An industry leader for more than two decades, Perla has expertise in building and leading highly profitable, scaled legal and technology-driven businesses. Perla most recently served as President of Bloomberg BNA Legal, where he oversaw all of Bloomberg BNA’s legal and related products, including its flagship Bloomberg Law enterprise. Perla also co-founded Pangea3, which helped pioneer the legal process outsourcing industry, and has been recognized as a “Trailblazer” by the National Law Journal, a “Top 50 Innovator” by The American Lawyer, and a “Legal Rebel” by the ABA Journal.
“We’re excited to have these leading legal entrepreneurs join our team and put their experience to work for our clients,” said Nick Barnard, Head of GLG’s Professional Services Firms division. “GLG Law is growing fast and is ‘the place to go’ for global law firms, in-house legal teams, and government and regulatory agencies in need of expert witnesses and research to support litigation,” said David Solomon. “GLG already serves more than two thirds of the AmLaw 100 and is one of GLG’s fastest growing business units,” said David Perla.
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