Legal Consultation App Lawmato Hires First General Counsel and Director of Operations
LAWMATO, the first one-of-a-kind app for legal consultation bringing paying clients to lawyers, today announced the appointment of Lori Ann Fox as General Counsel and Interim Director of Operations, effective immediately.
At LAWMATO, Ms. Fox’s responsibilities will include leading and supporting legal, regulatory and compliance and corporate governance matters as well as leading operations and growth strategies. She will also supervise the outside law firms engaged by LAWMATO.
Previously, Ms. Fox served as General Counsel for Pre-Paid Legal Services, Inc. (aka PPLSI, LegalShield and IDShield) preceded by her tenure as a transactional business consultant for Wolters Kluwer, a global information services company based in the Netherlands, where she supported the company’s Governance, Risk and Compliance division. Before that, Ms. Fox maintained a private practice focusing on corporate law, which was preceded by her serving as General Counsel for an insurance company. She received her law degree from Emory University School of Law, and is a member of the State Bars of Texas, Oklahoma, and Georgia. Ms. Fox regularly lectures across the U.S. on topics related to business entity and due diligence laws, filings and searches.
“Ms. Fox brings the ideal combination of experience and knowledge in our industry focusing on leveraging technologies to make legal service available and affordable to legal consumers while improving the profitability of the hardworking lawyers,” said founder and interim president Tom Tong. “We are really fortunate to have Ms. Fox on board.”
“I am thrilled to be working with LAWMATO,” said Lori Ann. “It’s an exciting time to be in legal technology and an honor to be working with a company helping bring lawyers and legal consumers together in an efficient, secure, virtual manner.”
About LAWMATO (www.lawmato.com)
LAWMATO is an online legal consultation app for lawyers and legal service consumers. LAWMATO empowers lawyers and clients worldwide with secure, encrypted, advanced technology for virtual legal consultation and payment. With LAWMATO, lawyers and clients communicate securely via video, voice or text. LAWMATO is the next generation of legal technology at your fingertips!