St. Louis, MO – May 30, 2017. Decipher (www.decipherglobal.com), an HR solutions and market intelligence business, won LegalWeek’s 2017 Innovation Award, besting four other firms nominated in the “Supplier Innovation – Services” category.

The global awards, now in their third year, which celebrate outstanding achievement through creative excellence and innovative thinking in the legal profession, took place in London on Friday, May 26th 2017. By recognizing exceptional achievement and best practice in the profession, the Innovation Awards seek to encourage forward-thinking in the legal services space, offering law firms and other providers new and creative solutions to historically intractable challenges.

The panel of judges included Jeremy Barton, General Counsel of KPMG UK, noted legal thought leader and consultant, Chris Bull, well-respected legal management consultant, Tony Williams, and a host of other respected executives, consultants, and journalists within the legal industry.  The panel praised Decipher for its lateral hire investigations offering, which provides comprehensive background investigations of lawyers anywhere in the world within ten days at a fixed cost. “A much needed service in today’s climate of high stakes, often unsuccessful lateral hiring,” one judge noted.

Howard Rosenberg, Co-Founder and CEO of Decipher commented, “we are delighted to have been recognized by our peers as one of the firms driving the profession forward with new and innovative products and ideas. By applying military grade intelligence and superior analytics, we are dramatically lowering lateral hire risk across the profession. Great thanks to our world-class team of talented analysts and amazing clients for their never-ending support!”