Deloitte hires former Accenture head to lead Legal Business Services in New York

Deloitte announced today (1 February) that Jonathan Jones has joined Deloitte’s Legal Business Services (LBS) practice as a managing director based in New York. Jones formerly served as risk and compliance senior industry leader at Accenture and brings over 20 years of experience working for and with large institutions to mature their contracting operations and their treatment of legal data. Jones also served as the practice head of client lifecycle management.

“The strength of Deloitte’s Legal Business Services team along with its proven record on successful client focused delivery made joining this team the natural choice,” Jones said. “I’m excited for the opportunity to drive value to our clients while furthering the evolution of the client lifecycle management industry’s maturity.”

“Deloitte’s multi-disciplinary capabilities combined with the deep CLM experience and credibility that our Legal Business Services specialists possess are what truly differentiates our CLM offerings to clients,” said Don Fancher, principal and co-leader, Legal Business Services, Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP. “Jon is a proven industry leader with the vision for both future state operational process and technology strategy, providing practical solutions to strategic business needs. More specifically, Jon’s in-depth financial services knowledge and experience working with alternative legal services providers will be instrumental in continuing to navigate the industry and the regulatory environment in which it operates.”