JND Legal Administration Appoints Industry Leader Jennifer Keough as Chief Executive Officer

Company also announces the formation of Seattle headquarters and new website launch

SEATTLE--()--JND Legal Administration today appointed Jennifer Keough as the company’s new chief executive officer, to oversee its comprehensive service lines in class action, mass tort, corporate restructuring, eDiscovery and government services. One of the company’s three co-founders, Keough previously served as managing director of JND Legal Administration and CEO of the company’s class action division. She has decades of experience as a leading legal administration executive and is recognized as a champion of gender diversity and mentorship in her field. She is now also the only female CEO in the legal administration industry.

“This is an incredibly exciting time for JND Legal Administration. I’ve worked with Jennifer for more than 15 years, and I know there’s no one better for the job”

As part of the leadership refresh, fellow co-founders Neil Zola and David Isaac are both taking on the role of executive co-chairman, where they will drive strategic planning and business development for the company, and help Keough lead day-to-day operations across its service offerings.

JND Legal Administration also established a new 11,000 square foot Seattle, Wash. headquarters, in the waterfront district, to expand its corporate and operational presence. The Seattle team will work across all JND service lines to manage large, complex cases.

Additionally, the company launched a new website, www.JNDLA.com, completing its brand unification by bringing its integrated service lines under one digital roof, to provide a one-stop online resource for information about JND and its comprehensive suite of legal administration and management services.

“JND Legal Administration provides the most comprehensive legal administration services in our market,” said David Isaac, executive co-chairman of JND Legal Administration. “With Jennifer as our new CEO, and the launch our new headquarters and website, we are even better equipped to harness our integrated services to benefit our clients.”

“This is an incredibly exciting time for JND Legal Administration. I’ve worked with Jennifer for more than 15 years, and I know there’s no one better for the job,” said Neil Zola, executive co-chairman of JND Legal Administration. “Jennifer is one of the best talents in the industry. With her experience and vision at the helm of JND, the company’s potential is remarkable.”

Throughout her 20-year-career, Keough has managed and participated in some of the largest legal administration cases in the country, including the BP Deepwater Horizon Settlement, Cobell Indian Trust Settlement, and the Verizon Wireless FTC Litigation. Prior to co-founding JND Legal Administration, she served as chief operating officer at Garden City Group and as a class action business analyst at Perkins Coie. Keough earned a Juris Doctor, Master of Science in Finance and Bachelor of Arts from Seattle University.

A passionate advocate for women leaders, Keough was named a “Woman Worth Watching” in 2015 by Profiles in Diversity Journal. In 2013, Keough was profiled by CNN for her success in bringing gender diversity to her company’s management team and mentoring peer employees on finding the balance between the rigors of work and motherhood.

“I’m very proud of our accomplishments in 2016, including launching our government services line and integrating eDiscovery tools across our nationally renowned offerings,” said Keough. “I look forward to building on our success and using our comprehensive offerings to help clients navigate complex cases, while saving them time, money and other valuable resources.”

For more information about JND Legal Administration, visit: www.JNDLA.com.

About JND Legal Administration

JND Legal Administration is a management and administration company delivering service lines in class action, bankruptcy, eDiscovery, government services and mass tort. JND’s team of industry veterans is passionate about providing outstanding service to clients. Armed with decades of expertise and a powerful set of tools, JND has deep experience expertly navigating the intricacies of class action settlements, corporate restructuring, eDiscovery, mass tort claims and government services. JND is trusted by law firms, government agencies and Fortune 500 companies across the nation. The company is backed by Stone Point Capital and has offices in Colorado, Minnesota, New York, North Carolina, Washington and Washington, D.C. For more information about JND, visit www.JNDLA.com or contact info@JNDLA.com.


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