ROYAL OAK, Mich., September 24, 2012 – Royal Oak, Mich.-based Lumen Legal, a legal staffing and outsourcing company with offices throughout the United States, has been certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) as an official Women’s Business Enterprise. Lumen Legal CEO Lynn Galbenski made the announcement.
“We recognize and applaud the commitment to diversity demonstrated by our corporate and law firm clients and are pleased to offer a diverse solution for their legal staffing and placement needs,” said Galbenski “Our national certification from WBENC will allow our clients to further leverage our creativity and thought leadership while meeting their corporate diversity spend initiatives.”
“Our clients look to us to identify and deploy cost savings measures at every touch point,” said Galbenski. “Our latest innovation has been to reallocate work from expensive legal markets to more cost effective markets like Michigan. In doing so, we are achieving significant savings for our clients while also fueling much needed job creation in our great state.”
Lumen Legal was recognized as one of Michigan’s Economic Bright Spots in 2011 by Corp! Magazine and is a three-time recipient of the 101 Best and Brightest companies to work for in southeastern Michigan.
About Lumen Legal:
Lumen Legal is a national legal staffing and outsourcing company focused on helping corporate legal departments and law firms provide legal services better, faster and cheaper through people, process and technology. Established in 1993, Lumen has offices in Detroit (Royal Oak), Chicago, Los Angeles, Houston, San Antonio, Columbus and Tallahassee. The company deploys legal professionals in all major legal markets throughout the United States and assists clients to meet their global needs on an as-needed basis.
The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council is the nation’s largest third party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women in the United States. WBENC’s national standard of certification is a meticulous process including an in-depth review of the business and site inspection.
The certification process is designed to confirm the business is at least 51 percent owned, operated and controlled by a woman or women. By including women-owned businesses among their vendors, corporations, and government agencies demonstrate their commitment to fostering diversity and the continued development of their supplier/vendor diversity programs.
Lynn Galbenski, CEO
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