[19.05.2022, Boston, USA]

We are excited to announce the appointment of Val Reece as our first US Chief Operating Officer in a move toward ambitious US growth.

Our strategic appointment of Reece follows her recent hire as Director of Client Services.

Spending more than 20 years in the legal vertical, Val has had leading roles as Director of Finance at Ropes & Gray, Director of Legal Professional Services at Thomson Reuters, and Vice President of Professional Services at

With her vast experience and knowledge of the market, she will lead the our structured growth of the North American team across consulting, software, and managed services ensuring that our solutions fit culturally and are exceptionally well supported.

Her role will further finesse our focus on end-to-end project delivery and helping law firms solve their business problems with technological and change solutions across finance, business development and risk.

David Lumsden, CEO of Pinnacle, said: “We’re ambitious and this drive has had a significant impact on the UK market. Now it’s time we do the same for the US, which is exactly where Val comes in.

“We believe in global intelligence with local delivery being key to project success and as a business, we pride ourselves on every single one of our engagements being a partnership.

“All of our relationships are built on trust and empathy. Val is our bridge to the US for this, as she has local knowledge and empathy for the US market, meaning we’re better equipped to find solutions that will solve client needs.

“Val’s position is also a signal of our deepening partnership with Intapp and Thomson Reuters. She will allow us to work even closer with them; together we will deliver better implemented and integrated solutions.”


Val spoke of her appointment, she said: “I’m very excited to take on this opportunity to grow what is now a hugely recognizable and respected UK brand and make sure that it’s as well known in North America.

“Building on my previous work in the legal industry and using my extensive network, we’re really looking forward to working with clients and prospects to find solutions to suit their various projects and needs.”