10/26/2017 9:00:00 AM
SEATTLE - Jennifer Keough, CEO and co-founder of JND Legal Administration, a legal management and administration company serving law firms, corporations and government entities, has been named a Female Entrepreneur of the Year finalist in the 14th annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business. As a finalist, Jennifer will ultimately be recognized as a Gold, Silver or Bronze Stevie Award winner.
The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honor women executives, employees and the companies they run -- worldwide. The Stevie Awards have been hailed as the world’s premier business awards.
“Every year we say that the current crop of Stevies for Women nominations couldn’t be better, and the next year we’re proven wrong,” said Michael Gallagher, founder and president of the Stevie Awards. “The judges’ scores and comments bear witness to the fact that this year we will honor a truly remarkable class of women and women-led organizations.”
Finalists were chosen from a pool of more than 1,500 candidates by more than 170 professionals serving on five specialized judging committees. Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award winners will be announced during a gala event on November 17 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York. More details about the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the list of finalists are available at https://stevieawards.com/women/2017-stevie-award-winners.
“It is an honor to be recognized among some of the world’s most accomplished female business leaders,” Jennifer comments. “I’m proud of the results we have achieved at JND. Our success is very important to me, as is the culture we strive to create where men and woman work collaboratively and equally. Being recognized as a Female Entrepreneur of the year is also a testament to the strong partnership between me and JND’s other co-founders, Neil Zola and David Isaac.”
Under Jennifer’s leadership, JND has more than doubled its revenues in just one year making it the fastest-growing company in its industry. As the only female CEO in the legal administration sector, Jennifer serves as a mentor and role model for women seeking to achieve professional success.
Prior to co-founding JND, Jennifer served as chief operating officer and executive vice president of one of the largest class action administration firms in the country at that time. Previously, she worked as a class action business analyst at Perkins Coie. Jennifer holds a law degree and a master’s in finance from Seattle University, and was named as a “Women Worth Watching” in 2015 and 2017 by Profiles in Diversity Journal.
About JND Legal Administration
JND Legal Administration is a legal management and administration company led by a team of industry veterans who are passionate about providing superior service to clients. Armed with decades of expertise and a powerful set of tools, JND has deep experience expertly navigating the intricacies of multiple, intersecting service lines including class action settlements, corporate restructuring, eDiscovery, mass tort claims and government services. JND is trusted by law firms, government agencies and Fortune 500 companies across the nation. The company is backed by Stone Point Capital and has offices in California, Colorado, Minnesota, New York, Washington and Washington, D.C. For more information about JND, visit www.JNDLA.com.