Litigation Management, Inc. (LMI) announces today the appointment of Sonya Virant as new Chief Executive Officer. An experienced business leader, Virant will succeed Elizabeth B. Juliano, LMI’s Founder. Juliano will remain involved in the company as Founder and Chairperson providing executive consultation, strategic direction, and performance evaluation of the company’s objectives.
Juliano, LMI’s Founder and former CEO, said, “Sonya’s deep understanding of our clients and her proven ability to lead LMI’s continued development of innovative technology solutions will position her for success through this next pivotal chapter of strategic growth. I look forward to continuing to support LMI through our ongoing development and delivery of differentiated technology solutions to address the most mission-critical requirements of our clients. This is a very natural and successional move for Sonya and the organization. I am proud to pass the CEO title to such a strong and deserving leader for this next chapter of LMI.”
“I am excited to assume the role of CEO at such a momentous time for LMI. As the intersection of where legal technology and medical and data analytics meet, adoption of new systems and applications to better analyze data can provide our clients with the ability to significantly save time, money and produce better outcomes - faster. I believe LMI is well-positioned to continue being a trailblazer in the medical and data analytics space” explained Virant. “After working with Betsy for many years, it is an honor to succeed her as CEO. Betsy is a transformative leader and a person of high character who has led LMI through many changes over the last 38 years. We will continue to honor LMI’s legacy through this next phase of innovation and rapid growth.”
Virant has been with LMI for nearly 30 years and has had a monumental influence on the company’s advancements and shaping LMI into the company it is today. Virant began her career with LMI in 1993 as a Paralegal/Client Representative, learning firsthand the demands of supporting complex litigation. After distinguishing herself as a dynamic leader, she received a series of promotions until she was named COO in 2004 and President in 2008.