Lexakos Founder Elected to the American Law Institute and Named to the Panel of Distinguished Neutrals of the CPR International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution

NEW YORK, NY — (MARKET WIRE) — 03/16/2007 — Lexakos founder Rick Wolf has been elected to the American Law Institute (ALI), effective February 14, 2007, joining a select group of practicing attorneys to receive this honor. The election to ALI is a prestigious recognition of Wolf’s contribution to the improvement of the law. He has been also invited to serve as a distinguished neutral for the CPR International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution.

The American Law Institute was founded in 1923. The Institute, through a careful and deliberative process, drafts and then publishes various restatements of the law, model codes, and other proposals for legal reform “to promote the clarification and simplification of the law and its better adaptation to social needs, to secure the better administration of justice, and to encourage and carry on scholarly and scientific legal work.” Its membership consists of judges, practicing lawyers, and legal scholars from all areas of the United States as well as some foreign countries, selected on the basis of professional achievement and demonstrated interest in the improvement of the law. The Institute’s restatements, model codes, and legal studies are used as references by the entire legal profession. Please visit www.ali.org for more information.

Wolf was recently invited to serve as a distinguished neutral on the franchise panel of the CPR International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution. CPR Institute is a membership-based nonprofit organization that promotes excellence and innovation in public and private dispute resolution, serving as a primary multinational resource for avoidance, management, and resolution of business-related disputes. The CPR Panels of Distinguished Neutrals are over 900 nationally and internationally prominent attorneys, former judges, academics and legally trained executives available to resolve business and public disputes. Please visit www.cpradr.org for more information.

Rick Wolf, former global head of compliance at Cendant Corporation, is founder of Lexakos LLC, a specialized business advisory firm focusing on corporate compliance and ethics programs, e-discovery and records management programs, and litigation management systems. His law practice, Wolf Associates LLC, concentrates on corporate governance, compliance risk assessments, alternative conflict resolution, and special discovery counseling for complex litigation.

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