SOURCE: Slalom Consulting

Slalom Consulting

August 08, 2011 09:00 ET

Slalom, LLC Names Jim Mitchell New In-House General Counsel

Bringing Breadth of Legal Experience in Commercial and Digital Practices, Mitchell to Support Firm's Rapid Nationwide Growth

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - Aug 8, 2011) - Slalom, LLC, parent company to Slalom Consulting, one of the country's premier business consulting and technology solutions firms, today announced Jim Mitchell has joined the company as general counsel. In this newly created role, Mitchell will work closely with Slalom's leadership team and external counsel to manage the company's legal affairs. Additionally, as the firm continues to develop innovative solutions for the company's clients, Mitchell will help manage Slalom's extensive and growing intellectual property portfolio.

"Jim Mitchell brings with him a wealth of knowledge in business and legal affairs, intellectual property and corporate development," said Tony Rojas, president at Slalom, LLC. "His experience will be important as we continue rapid geographic expansion and develop more solutions. We could not be more pleased to have Jim joining our team."

"My past experience in implementing legal solutions combined with my entrepreneurial spirit makes the move to Slalom a perfect match both on a personal and professional level," said Jim Mitchell. "I look forward to leading Slalom's legal team and helping the company optimize and foster growth of the innovative solutions we've brought to our clients."

Previously, Mitchell served as senior vice president of corporate development and general counsel at Corbis, a global digital media company owned by Bill Gates. In this role, he managed the company's worldwide legal, business development, and corporate development functions. Prior to Corbis, Mitchell worked with Seattle-based law firms, specializing in commercial litigation. He holds a bachelor of business administration degree from Southern Methodist University and received his Juris Doctor from Seattle University.

About Slalom Consulting

Slalom Consulting brings business and technology expertise together to help companies drive enterprise performance, accelerate innovation, enhance the customer experience, and increase employee productivity. The firm delivers award-winning solutions in areas such as business intelligence, mobility, and cloud through a national network of local offices across 10 North American cities.

Founded in 2001 and based in Seattle, WA, Slalom has rapidly grown to more than 1,100 employees. In 2010, Slalom earned recognition as the "United States Partner of the Year" by Microsoft and one of the "Top 10 Best Firms to Work For" by Consulting Magazine. For more information, visit slalom.com.

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