Legal IT People News: with Neota Logic & Moneypenny

Neota Logic, creators of a leading artificial intelligence software platform, just announced that Andrew Shimek has joined Neota Logic as President & Chief Operating Officer. Andrew will work out of Neota’s world headquarters in midtown Manhattan. A former practicing attorney, Andrew has more than 20+ years’ experience in the legal technology segment, most recently serving as President of the global eDiscovery division of Epiq DTI, and before that was with LexisNexis.
“Having been at the forefront of digital publishing and eDiscovery, I am thrilled to join Neota, one of the pioneers of artificial intelligence,” said Shimek. “I am particularly excited to join at a time when artificial intelligence is experiencing explosive growth. Our innovative technology will drive legal, operational and compliance efficiencies in the future and I look forward to working with the Neota team to help clients take advantage of this emerging technology and to capitalize on a pivotal moment in the industry.”
Moneypenny, the UK’s leading telephone answering specialist has appointed Claire Smith as its new Head of Business Development. Claire, from Manchester, joins with a wealth of commercial experience. She qualified as a solicitor and headed up Connect2Law the UKs largest referral and support network for law firms before moving to join the national legal brand QualitySolicitors. Joanna Swash, Managing Director comments; “We are delighted to welcome Claire Smith to our team. We feel sure she will be a great asset to our business and has a fantastic range of experience having worked in companies in the past such as Pannone and the QualitySolicitors.”