February 14, 2024

UnitedLex Expands Company Leadership with the Appointment of Renee Meisel as New GC

UnitedLex, a leading data and professional services company specializing in litigation, intellectual property, contracts, compliance, and legal operations, today announces the hiring of two legal industry veterans to support corporate functions critical to the company’s rapid growth. Renee Meisel recently joined as Executive Vice President and General Counsel, and Shelley Armitage adds to the company’s Intellectual Property team as Director, IP Services & Solutions.
Meisel heads up global legal functions, including the company’s commercial transactions, dispute resolution, compliance and privacy, and risk management. “Renee has built a career simplifying complicated legal issues into business-enabling operational solutions in both start-ups and global Fortune 500 companies,” noted James Schellhase, UnitedLex CEO. She joins UnitedLex from PracticLaw, where she provided outsourced CLO and COO solutions to companies after having served similar roles at Breakwater, Purpose Legal, and Dell Technologies, where she served as in-house counsel working across numerous disciplines including Litigation and eDiscovery.
UnitedLex has always been at the forefront of innovation in the litigation and eDiscovery space, and I am excited to increase the market’s awareness of our intellectual property solutions and services,” said Armitage. “I’m thrilled to be collaborating with our subject matter experts and thought leaders to help both legal and R&D professionals make better business decisions and deliver ongoing value to the organizations they support.” 
Meisel and Armitage add to a string of key hires, including James Schellhase as the new CEO, Rajitha Boer as Chief Client Officer, Praveen Jayant as Vice President, Incident Response, and Jeannine Whittaker as SVP, Business Development, among others.