Lori DiCesare, President and CEO
Lori DiCesare is the Founder, President and CEO of LPI. Founded in 1996, LPI is an industry leader in assisting law firms and corporations in staffing both their contract and permanent employment positions. This includes contract attorneys, paralegals, and legal secretaries. LPI also specializes in placing IT professionals and non-legal staff--this covers contract, permanent and contract to permanent placements.
Ms. DiCesare is responsible for overseeing the day to day operations of LPI, which grew from a $5,000 investment to a multi-million dollar company. With offices located in Washington, D.C., New York, and Northern Virginia; her staff has placed thousands of contractors and built a client base of hundreds of law firms and corporations. LPI also holds a presence in Boston, Chicago and Los Angeles.
Ms. DiCesare has two decades of legal and staffing experience. She earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree, and a Masters Degree. She was named by the Washington Business Journal, the prestigious "A Woman to Watch--One of the 50 Most Influential and Powerful Women Executives" in 2003, and was named one of the "Top 25 Woman Owned Businesses" in the Washington, D.C. area in 2002 and 2004. She additionally serves as a visible force in the business and philanthropic community. In 2004, LPI was featured in Washington, D.C.'s The Conscience of America published by the Heritage Media Corporation, as a company that has contributed to the city. From 2003-2008, LPI was ranked by the Washington Business Journal as one of the top 25 temporary staffing agencies in the Washington, D.C. area.
Her reach into the community extends on a local and national level. She has previously served on the Board of Directors for the Northern Virginia Community Foundation and Gilda's Club of Greater Washington, a non-profit organization helping those touched by cancer. She has been a Diamond and Platinum sponsor for The Association of Legal Administrators for the last seven years, and has supported such charities as Suited for Change, September 11th Children's Fund, National Breast Cancer Coalition, Graham Road Elementary School Backpack and Supply Drive, "Lawyers Have Heart" in 2005 and 2006, to name a few. She is currently on the Board of the American Heart Association and the Executive Committee of the Law Firm Vendors Association. In 2006 Lori was featured on WJLA-ABC's "Working Woman" with Kathleen Matthews for her philanthropic contributions to the community. In 2007 she was honored by CEO magazine for her article for the "Bravo" Women Business Achievement Award. Ms. DiCesare has served as an expert witness in several cases as they related to non-disclosure and non-competition agreements.
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