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Lexitas is built upon the next generation of litigation service and support. Our senior leadership comes to Lexitas with a diverse background in litigation, technology and a strong track record of world-class client service.

Management Team:

Jonathan Hefler, President, Mid-Atlantic Division
Jon comes to Lexitas with over a decade of successful management, sales and operations experience servicing the global deposition market. Prior to joining Lexitas, Jon was the Division President for the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Regions at U.S. Legal Support where he was responsible for the growth of all litigation support services in those markets including Court Reporting, eDiscovery, Trial Support and Medical Record Retrieval. Earlier in his litigation support career, Jon spent many years with TSG Reporting as its Chief Operating Officer.

As a partner at Lexitas, Jon is well-known for his expertise in all areas of corporate and large-scale case management. He has personally supervised hundreds of billions of dollars in high-stakes litigation for clients around the world, and pioneered numerous client service initiatives utilized throughout the modern deposition services industry today. Jon earned his BA in Economics from Haverford College and his MBA from the University of Miami, Florida.

Jason Primuth, Executive Vice President, Innovation and Strategy
Jason brings broad experience in court reporting technology. Prior to creating Lexitas, Jason was the General Manager of RealLegal and the Vice President of Sales at LiveNote, Inc. which included LiveNote software and West Court Reporting Services, the court reporting division of Thomson Reuters.

Prior to joining RealLegal and LiveNote, Jason led the business development team at YesVideo. He was instrumental in the launch and growth of the company’s successful YesLaw software and service offering for court reporting and litigation professionals worldwide.

As a regular presenter at conventions for attorneys, corporate counsel, and court reporters, Jason has educated thousands of professionals on the value and best practices of litigation technology. Jason studied international politics and diplomacy at the George Washington University in Washington, DC.

Ken Varallo, Senior Vice President, Sales
Ken comes from one of the oldest and most-storied court reporting families in the nation. Raised by one of the most prominent court reporters of the last century, Ken has spent his career immersed in the arena of litigation support.

As the partner in charge of strategic initiatives, Ken leverages Lexitas’ patented technology and service platform to expand the company’s national and global relationships. Ken has spent the past twenty-five years covering the full lifecycle of the litigation discovery process, from Electronic Evidence to Court Reporting to Trial Presentations.

Prior to joining Lexitas, Ken co-founded DiscoveryWorks Legal, Inc, a pioneer in the field of eDiscovery. Before DiscoveryWorks, Ken ran the litigation support division of ImageMax, the highest-grossing division within that publicly-traded company. Ken also previously owned and operated Varallo Technologies, an innovator in the litigation services sector.

A recognized industry leader, Ken is a featured speaker at document management training seminars at many of the nation’s top law firms and is a sought-after consultant for complex litigation and high visibility Trial Presentations. Ken holds a degree in Operations Management from Villanova University.

Todd Dannhauser, Vice President, Strategic Accounts
Todd ensures that Lexitas is constantly expanding its offerings and market presence. Prior to Lexitas, he spent over 10 years with TSG Reporting as one of the key architects of that company’s national growth and development. Todd is a trusted advisor to Fortune 500 corporations, national insurance companies and international law firms, and is sought out by clients who require national and international litigation support solutions. Todd holds a law degree from Brooklyn Law School, and studied political science and government at Union College. Todd passed the NY Bar Exam in 2002 but soon turned entrepreneurial in the tech field with successful exits with multiple companies in different sectors until 2008.

Kurt Fetzer, RDR, CRR, Vice President – Court Reporting
Based out of the company’s mid-Atlantic regional hub in Wilmington, Kurt Fetzer is an accomplished entrepreneur and has been an active court reporter since 1979. Prior to combining his company with Lexitas, Kurt was a founder and the CEO of the largest court reporting firm in Delaware, Wilcox & Fetzer. Among his many awards and honors, Kurt has been appointed by the Delaware Supreme Court to serve two terms on the Board of Certified Court Reporters, he was the president of the Delaware Court Reporters Association, he has chaired numerous reporter task forces in Delaware to protect and uphold the reporting profession, and he serves on Orleans Technical Institute’s Court Reporting Advisory Council.

Ed Kerpius, Vice President, Corporate Accounts
Ed leads teams responsible for bringing Lexitas’ technology offerings to corporations and insurance companies around the world. His efforts at Lexitas have resulted in 8 of the top 10 domestic insurance companies relying on Lexitas.

Prior to joining Lexitas, Ed held senior sales positions with Turner Investment Partners and BostonCoach (Fidelity Investments) and was the owner of a successful start up business that focused on community involvement.

Ed holds both his BA and MBA from Villanova University, graduating cum laude. He also serves as a professor at Villanova with a focus on Business Dynamics.

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