SOURCE: CPA

April 30, 2008 13:22 ET

CPA Appoints Stephen Kong to CPA's North American Legal Services Team

ALEXANDRIA, VA--(Marketwire - April 30, 2008) - CPA, a leading provider of legal outsourcing services, today announced that Stephen Kong has joined as a litigation subject matter expert and pre-sales consultant for CPA Legal Services - North America.

Mr. Kong joins with extensive experience in both the private and government sectors of the legal field. Prior to joining CPA, Mr. Kong was the Deputy General Counsel and former Acting General Counsel at the U.S. Small Business Administration. In the private sector Mr. Kong was a litigation attorney at Proskauer Rose LLP and Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP in New York City. He also served as a law clerk for Chief Judge Judith S. Kaye on the New York State Court of Appeals.

At CPA, Mr. Kong is responsible for due diligence checks at client sites as well as technical expertise for legal procedures involved in outsourced legal work. He will act as a consultant on legal operations to both sales teams and clients. Stephen will oversee the legal aspects of all outsourcing projects from start date to completion.

"I'm excited to join the CPA team and become a part of its rapidly growing Legal Services business," said Mr. Kong. "In both my public and private sector positions I saw first hand the need and demand for outsourced legal services. That is why I embraced the opportunity to be part of an industry poised for explosive growth working within a quality driven highly respected organization."

Chris Veator, Executive Vice President of Legal Services, said: "We are very happy to welcome Stephen to CPA. He brings tremendous hands-on legal and litigation experience which he will leverage to develop customized solutions for our clients."

About CPA:

With clients in over 100 countries, CPA is a leading provider of outsourced legal support services and the world's top intellectual property (IP) management specialist. Founded in 1969, CPA provides lifecycle management services for intellectual property such as patent, design and trademark searching, watching, renewals, and portfolio strategy. CPA is also a leader in the growing market for outsourced contract management and litigation support services, helping law firms and corporations to realize value by managing risk, cost and capacity. CPA employs over 1,000 people in 16 offices in 8 countries.

For further information visit: www.cpaglobal.com/legal_services.

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