Who We Are

Individually our reputations are solid.
Together we’re unmatched.

Each of Lexolution’s principals has over ten years of experience practicing law in the private or public sector. Plus, we have over two decades of sales and marketing experience in the contract legal staffing industry.

Lexolution Principals

Who are we? Click on our names below and feel free to email us.

  • Scott Krowitz | email
  • Cornell University, B.S. 1984
    University of Michigan School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1987
  • Scott is a Managing Partner of Lexolution’s New York office. He has been in the contract legal staffing services industry for over 20 years, and has extensive experience staffing and managing contract attorney placements and English and foreign language electronic discovery projects for leading law firms and corporate legal departments across the country. Scott was a litigator with Simpson Thacher & Bartlett and Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker LLP before founding Lexolution.

  • Richard Osman | email
  • Amherst College, B.A., magna cum laude, 1975
    Columbia University School of Law, J.D. 1980
  • Dick is a Managing Partner of Lexolution’s New York office. Dick practiced as a corporate and securities associate at Kaye Scholer LLP and then as a partner at a boutique law firm specializing in mergers and acquisitions. His experience and judgment gained in over three decades of law practice and the contract legal staffing industry, and the consistently superior results he has delivered to clients, have earned Dick a reputation as a highly regarded and responsive business partner to law firms and corporate law departments for their electronic discovery and other legal staffing needs.

  • Nora Plesent | email
  • University of Michigan, B.A., magna cum laude, 1979
    The George Washington University Law School, J.D. 1982
  • Nora Plesent is the Managing Partner of Lexolution’s California offices. Nora started her career as a sex crimes prosecutor in Brooklyn, before becoming a partner at a white collar litigation boutique. She left her partnership to create a marketplace for women seeking alternative work arrangements, founding the New Girls’ Network, an alliance of female leaders promoting the advancement of women in the legal profession. In 2013, the Los Angeles Lakers and Comerica Bank awarded Nora with the LA Business Women of Entrepreneurship Award. She is also the recipient of the New York Women Agenda’s Rising Star Award and the Women’s Venture Fund’s Highest Leaf Award.

  • Karen Stempel | email
  • University of Pennsylvania, B.A., cum laude, 1978
    The George Washington University Law School, J.D. 1982
  • Karen Stempel is the Managing Partner of Lexolution’s Washington D.C. office. A native Washingtonian, Karen received her JD from the George Washington University Law School and began her career at a boutique law firm specializing in transportation and administrative law. She then joined Webster & Sheffield, and later, BakerHostetler, LLP, as Of Counsel, where she practiced international trade law, including foreign assets controls, export control, customs, foreign corrupt practices and antidumping representations. Karen manages large-scale discovery teams for matters including Second Requests, FCPA and government investigations, securities and other litigation matters, and is also frequently called upon to staff foreign language attorneys and translators.

The Lexolution Team

The Lexolution Team is a group of legal professionals who work together to meet your staffing needs. Individually and as a group, we are committed to treating you with professionalism, courtesy and respect. We are confident that operating as a team leads to better service and better results for you.

Click on our names below and feel free to email us.

  • Nancy Espuche | email
  • Stony Brook University, B.S. 1978
  • Nancy is a Director of Sales and Marketing in the New York office.  Nancy has been a leading provider of contract attorney staffing and e-discovery services for more than two decades, with a reputation for high-quality service to her clients.  Nancy joined the Lexolution team in 2017.

  • Ken Glassman | email
  • University of Florida, B.S., 1994
    Brooklyn Law School, J.D. 1998
  • Ken is Lexolution’s National Director of Managed Review Services. He has over seven years of hands-on experience managing all aspects of eDiscovery projects and providing results-driven consultation to both law firms and corporate clients.  He is well versed in all phases of the eDiscovery life cycle, with expertise in the Review, Analysis, and Production phases of the EDRM. Ken has managed well over 100 eDiscovery review projects with staffs ranging from 5 to 200 attorneys. He consistently provides clients a high quality, defensible, and cost efficient product. Ken worked an Assistant District Attorney in the Bronx County District Attorney’s Office and in private practice in New York City.

  • Mark Goldstein | email
  • Clark University, B.A. 1994
    Emory Law School, J.D. 1997
  • Mark is Director of Marketing in the Washington, DC office. After graduation from Emory Law School, he was an associate at Epstein, Becker & Green in Washington, DC.  Mark has been providing legal staffing services in the DC market for the last 16 years.  He has also offered career counseling services to local law schools associations. He joined Lexolution in 2016.

  • Yvette Gonzalez | email
  • Stanford University, B.A. 1996
    Loyola Law School, J.D. 2002
  • Yvette Gonzalez is a Director of Recruiting in Lexolution’s Los Angeles office. Yvette double-majored in Psychology and Sociology at Stanford University. After college, she worked in marketing at an architecture and engineering consulting firm in San Diego, and then worked at Baker & McKenzie as a corporate paralegal. After graduating from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, Yvette was a litigation associate at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips for four years, where she focused on insurance litigation and employment matters.

  • Steffani McGurn | email
  • Randolph-Macon College, B.A. 1981
    University of Richmond School of Law, J.D. 1996
  • Steffani is Director of Marketing and Recruiting for the Richmond, Virginia area. She earned her B.A. from Randolph-Macon College and her J.D. from University of Richmond School of Law. Before attending law school, Steffani worked for four years as a litigation paralegal for a large firm in Northern Virginia. After graduation, she was an associate at a Fredericksburg, Virginia law firm where she litigated matters in state courts in her representation of state and local agencies in the areas of condemnation, construction, and employment. After taking time off to raise her family, Steffani worked part-time in 2007 for the Richmond firm of Wilson & Stoyanoff, where she assisted business clients in litigation, real estate and franchise matters.

  • Kim Powe | email
  • Brown University, B.A. 1985
    Georgetown University Law Center, J.D. 1988
  • Kim is a Director of Recruiting in the New York office. She practiced for five years as a corporate associate at LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae, where she specialized in securities law. She then served as Associate General Counsel at Mount Sinai Medical Center for ten years, developing an expertise in health care law. Kim joined Lexolution in November 2003.

  • Lamine M. Reese | email
  • University of Pennsylvania, B.A. 1996
    University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D. 2001
    University of Pennsylvania, M. Bioethics 2001
  • Lamine is Director of Operations and Marketing in the Washington, DC office. After graduation from University of Pennsylvania Law School, he was an associate in the products liability group at Venable, LLP in Washington and Baltimore, and then in the health care group at Adelman, Sheff & Smith, LLC in Rockville, MD. Lamine then became a Special Project Attorney and, later, Contract Attorney Manager, at Williams & Connolly, LLP in Washington, DC. He joined Lexolution in January 2008.

  • Kieran E. Riley | email
  • The George Washington University, B.A., magna cum laude, 2005
    Boston University School of Law, J.D. 2010
  • Kieran is a Recruiter and Project Manager in the Washington, DC office. After obtaining a Bachelor’s degree in English Language and Literature, Kieran began working as a paralegal and legal editor in the Labor and Employment section of the law firm Dickstein, Shapiro, Morin & Oshinsky, LLP, now part of Blank Rome LLP. This motivated her to attend law school; while there, she interned at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s Office of Federal Operations. Following law school, Kieran worked for two boutique law firms in the DC area, first specializing in federal employee health benefits and workers’ compensation cases, then handling plaintiff-side discrimination and workplace issues. She briefly performed contract work for a prominent law firm in Washington, DC before joining Lexolution in June 2017.

  • Ilissa Rothschild | email
  • Barnard College of Columbia University, B.A. 1984
    New York University School of Law, J.D. 1987
  • Ilissa is a Director of Sales and Marketing in the New York office. Ilissa began her career as a litigator at Stillman, Friedman & Shaw, where she specialized in white-collar criminal defense. In 1988, she served as a law clerk for Judge Michael B. Mukasey in the Southern District of New York, and then returned to Stillman. From 1990 to 1999, she was an Assistant District Attorney in Manhattan, practicing in the Career Criminal/Major Offense Bureau. Ilissa re-entered private practice in 1999 when she joined the litigation group at Reboul, MacMurray, Hewitt, Maynard & Kristol. In 2003 she moved to Dechert LLP, where she was an associate in the litigation department until joining Lexolution in May, 2005.

  • Debbi Sharp | email
  • Barnard College of Columbia University, B.A., cum laude, 1978
    Boston University School of Law, J.D. 1981
  • Debbi is a Director of Recruiting in the New York office. She spent the first five years of her legal career as an Assistant District Attorney in Queens County (Supreme Court Trial Bureau), and the next five as an Assistant United States Attorney, Criminal Division, in New Hampshire. She then took a break from practice, among other things working on Al Gore’s presidential campaign and spending four years as a consultant for the then-largest privately owned investigative consulting firm in the country. From 1999 to mid-2005 she served as Assistant Corporation Counsel for New York City in its General Litigation Division, and she joined Lexolution in October 2005.

  • Priscila A. da Silva | email
  • Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, Bachelor in Law, 2008
    University of Miami School of Law, LL.M. in Comparative Law, 2009
  • Priscila is a Recruiter and Project Manager in the Washington, D.C. office. She obtained her law degree in Brazil, from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie and her LL.M. in Comparative Law from the University of Miami School of Law, where she also worked as a research assistant to Professor Keith Rosenn, focusing on International Law and Latin American Law. Priscila worked as an associate at Seelig Law Offices, a New York boutique law firm, representing members of the New York Police Department, Fire Department of New York and New York City employees in disability cases and did contract work for several renowned law firms, before joining the Lexolution team in 2015.

  • Kelly Spitzer | email
  • Texas Tech University B.S., cum laude, 1990
    The University of Texas School of Law, J.D. 1998
  • Kelly is a Director of Recruiting in the Washington DC office. Kelly received her undergraduate degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry. She attended law school part-time while raising two children. She worked for five years at a boutique Virginia law firm practicing in the areas of Health Care, Probate and Estate Administration. During that time, Kelly also served as the PTA President at her children’s school. Before joining Lexolution, Kelly worked for two years as a contract attorney at a prominent law firm in Washington, D.C.

  • Jacquelyn Woodworth | email
  • Smith College, B.A. 1992
    City University of New York School of Law, J.D. 1996
  • Jacquelyn is Manager of Marketing and Recruiting for the San Francisco, CA area. She worked as a litigation associate in New York at Sedgwick, Detert, Moran & Arnold and at Schoeman, Updike & Kaufman. Prior to relocating to the Bay Area, Jacquelyn worked for over four years supervising a team of contract attorneys and paralegals processing asbestos settlement claims and conducting a document review that resulted in a comprehensive, searchable database for a Fortune 100 client. Jacquelyn also served on the Board of Directors of the Alumnae Association of Smith College; volunteered for the Smith College Office of Admission for 15 years; and is currently a board member of the East Bay Smith College Club. She joined Lexolution in 2011.

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