“We are thrilled to partner with Counsel On Call’s impressive, passionate and accomplished management team, team members and attorneys,” said Tom Burger, Managing Partner of Gridiron. “There is a significant opportunity to build on their successes, and we look forward to working together to achieve further milestones for the company. We will continue to deliver on the company’s commitment to excellence and high-level value, as well as expand Counsel On Call’s areas of expertise and geographic presence.”
Counsel On Call provides outsourced legal services to in-house legal departments and law firms. The company provides Managed Services, or teams of attorneys on voluminous work that needs process and expert management; one attorney at a time for specific assignments or durations; and acts in a consultative role, collaborating with clients to determine how best to handle and execute legal work. Counsel On Call has eight locations, three standalone managed services centers, and approximately 1,000 attorneys working domestically and internationally. The company is headquartered in Nashville (www.counseloncall.com).
“We have built a successful company that approaches the delivery of legal services in a unique manner that prioritizes both legal and business results,” said Counsel On Call CEO Jane Allen. “We are excited about our partnership with Gridiron – it is an exciting step in helping us achieve our business goals, continuing to improve upon the delivery of legal services for our clients and our employees. Gridiron’s experience and success in the business services sector, as well as its operational expertise, will be indispensable as we continue to grow.”
Gridiron Capital invests in manufacturing, service and specialty consumer companies that have EBITDAs from $5 million to $30 million and that are located in the United States and Canada. The firm is based in New Canaan, CT (www.gridironcapital.com).
“We are impressed with Counsel On Call’s unique position in a new market and the depth and quality of the relationships the company has with its clients,” said Will Hausberg, Principal at Gridiron. “We look forward to leveraging Gridiron’s relationships to expand the company’s reach and build on Counsel On Call’s status as a trusted partner.”
Atlanta-based mid-market investment bank CHILDS Advisory Partners (www.childsadvisorypartners.com) served as Counsel on Call’s exclusive financial advisor.
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