LAS VEGAS – (August 16, 2022) Litigation Services LLC, a growth-oriented legal support services company with 27 offices in nine states, has announced a strategic alliance with Upchurch Watson White & Max Mediation Group Inc., a dispute resolution specialty firm with 48 mediators working from nine offices throughout Florida and Alabama. By joining forces with UWWM on Friday, Litigation Services launched its initial venture in a strategy to pursue affiliations with leading independent mediation and neutral provider practices across the U.S. and create a market leader.
In connection with the alliance, Litigation Services has engaged the executive team of UWWM under the leadership of John Upchurch, co-founder and CEO, and has provided access to Litigation Services’ best-in-class back-office systems to enhance the existing advantages of UWWM’s extensive operational experience and strategic expertise in the neutral provider sector. Ormond Beach, Fla.-based UWWM will continue to operate as an independent unit serving a broader range of clientele.
“In Litigation Services, we have found a partner that brings us a national platform with a sophisticated industry sales team to present our professionals to areas of need throughout the country, enabling us to leverage our experience and expertise more widely," Mr. Upchurch said. "The relationship will accelerate the national presence UWWM has already achieved over the last decade in several areas of litigated matters including commercial disputes, class and mass tort actions, products liability, construction defect, pharmaceutical and employment cases, among others.”
“UWWM is a leading mediation firm with an unparalleled national reputation,” said Ali Rizvi, Litigation Services CEO. “We foresee providing best-in-class neutral services as the next growth area within the legal support space, with UWWM being the beacon to lead that growth.
Adams and Reese LLP served as legal adviser to Upchurch Watson White & Max Mediation Group Inc. Foley & Lardner LLP served as legal adviser to Litigation Services LLC.
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Litigation Services LLC creates exceptional value and cost efficiency for its clients through centralized discovery management for complex litigation matters. The firm is a swiftly emerging industry leader in providing services that include court reporting, document processing, legal video, trial services, complex case management, as well as ESI collection, processing and production. Founded in 1999, the company has experienced impressive revenue growth of 280 percent over the last three years. Through strategic acquisitions and organic growth, the firm has a coast-to-coast presence. More information about Litigation Services is available at www.litigationservices.com.
ABOUT UPCHURCH WATSON WHITE & MAX MEDIATION GROUP
A nationally leading mediation specialty firm working from offices throughout Florida and Alabama, Upchurch Watson White & Max state Supreme Court certified attorney mediators are known for facilitating reasonable agreements to resolve complex issues. View Website or Media Room