Legal IT Newswire: Christopher Zegers Joins Ivionics as Director of Consulting-Legal
HAUPPAUGE, NY – Ivionics, a leading technology and consulting company serving businesses has hired Christopher Zegers as Director of Consulting-Legal to further strengthen its legal technology team within Ivionics Legal Intelligence, the company’s burgeoning legal consulting practice. At Ivionics, he will work closely with customers to educate, advise and implement best practices for managing their information and technology operations.
Christopher (“Chris”) has held leadership positions at many prestigious law firms. He is a notable industry speaker and has written extensively on issues germane to law firms, focusing extensively on issues that are now disrupting the legal profession including technology, innovation and competitive intelligence.
Before joining Ivionics, Chris most recently was CIO at Lowenstein Sandler, a national law firm of 300 attorneys. Chris was responsible for Lowenstein’s technology, data security, knowledge management, and legal research strategy and execution. Under his leadership, the firm achieved many breakthroughs in innovation. At Lowenstein, Chris managed a full staff of technology, innovation, legal research and competitive intelligence professionals which supported Lowenstein’s 600 users across six offices nationwide.
Prior to Lowenstein, Chris was Director of Information Technology at Herrick Feinstein LLP, managing and improving the technology for a Manhattan law firm of 180 attorneys. He oversaw tech support for 375 users across the firm’s New York, Newark, and Princeton offices.
Chris has also held various management and operational positions at law firms O’Melveny & Myers LLP and Gordon, Altman, Weitzen, Shalov and Wein LLP, as well as K2 Design and the School of Information at University of Michigan.
Chris has presented at events such as: Legalweek, LegalCIO, Thomson Reuters Law Firm COO & CFO Forums, ALM Legaltech, ILTA, ALM Chief Information & Technology Officers Forum and the ALM CIO Dialogue Forum, among others. He has also authored several articles and white papers in publications such as CIO Review, ILTA’s Peer to Peer Magazine and E-Legal Technology.
At the University of Michigan, Chris earned a graduate degree: Master of Information, Human-Computer Interaction, Business Analysis. Before that, he received his B.A. from the University of Maryland.
Ivionics President Paul Sperry remarked, “We’re really excited to bring Chris in to lead our Ivionics Legal Intelligence division. His intelligence, knowledge and experience will bolster our legal consulting practice and further distinguish Ivionics as a true thought-leader in legal technology operations. It’s rare to find someone who understands the real inner-workings of a law firm, how to support the demands of attorneys, and how to leverage technology to maximize productivity, and Chris can do all three. The Ivionics team looks forward to working with Chris on many successful projects that will greatly benefit our customers.”
Chris Zegers commented, “Ivionics truly understands law firms. The company’s substantial cloud and operational experience provides resources to greatly enhance what I can offer law firms and corporate legal departments strategically. Having spent over 20 years working in-house at law firms, I look forward to sharing my knowledge and experience to help Ivionics’ many law firm and corporate law department customers succeed.”
For more information about Ivionics Legal Intelligence, visit www.ivionics.com, call 631-257-7100 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
ABOUT IVIONICS AND IVIONICS LEGAL INTELLIGENCE
Ivionics Legal Intelligence (www.ivionics.com), a division within the Ivionics information technology (IT) business solutions firm, is dedicated to educating and providing services to law firms and corporate legal departments. Our professionals work with clients to bring about new possibilities for driving revenue and profits. We deliver innovative thinking, information, processes and technology throughout legal organizations. Ivionics goes beyond the capabilities of a typical managed services firm. In addition to providing necessary services like cloud migration and establishing a more secure environment, we also leverage technology into process and culture to meet new challenges in the legal market around costs, productivity, competitiveness and profitability. Our professionals identify the need to understand information and then implement essential solutions that benefit our clients in meaningful ways. Ivionics is based in Long Island, New York.