Dover DE – 12/13/2022 – EsquireX announced today that ithas acquired LawyerExchange to combine two of the leading online legal staffingnames in the industry.
In 2017, Lawyer Exchange launched its on-demand onlineplatform that connects law firms with lawyers who are available for projectwork. Over the past five years Lawyer Exchange has attracted thousands ofattorneys who have reaped the benefits of being on one of the largest freelancelegal marketplaces in the United States.
Lawyer Exchange CEO, Bob Meltzer, sees this as a greatopportunity for current members: “We are excited to merge into such afast-growing, robust and easy to use platform! The team at EsquireX has thecapability and vision to scale the largest marketplace in the legal project andworkspace and we are thrilled to be a part of that growth. They have built themost useful and easiest access to legal work and freelancers available.”
EsquireX CEO, Stephen Geday, is delighted to welcomeLawyer Exchange’s attorneys. “All members of Lawyer Exchange will benefit fromall the features they currently enjoy, as well as high level feature upgradesand a fresher, larger community found on EsquireX. Whether it’s to grow theirpractice or cultivate their careers, EsquireX is the place to do it.” Heexpanded on EsquireX’s mission: “To facilitate lawyers’ zealous representationof their clients while preserving an enriching and lucrative lifestyle for alllegal professionals.”
The acquisition comes at a time when the legalstaffing landscape is rapidly shifting. As law firms look for ways to trim downexcess overhead while optimizing output, and lawyers seek greater flexibilityand ownership of their careers. The freelancer model has emerged as a viableway of doing business. EsquireX serves as a cutting-edge digital marketplacefor lawyers to connect with and outsource changing work demands to other legalprofessionals.
Launched earlier this year, EsquireX has quicklyemerged as the fastest-growing legal freelancer marketplace in the UnitedStates. The first generation of the company’s platform has introducedmany useful and innovative features to make the emerging legal freelancer spacebeneficial for all those looking for flexible legal work.