May 30, 2017

St. Louis, MO – May 30, 2017. Decipher (, an HR solutions and market intelligence business, won LegalWeek’s 2017 Innovation Award, besting four other firms nominated in the “Supplier Innovation – Services” category. 

The global awards, now in their third year, which celebrate outstanding achievement through creative excellence and innovative thinking in the legal profession, took place in London on Friday, May 26th 2017. By recognizing exceptional achievement and best practice in the profession, the Innovation Awards seek to encourage forward-thinking in the legal services space, offering law firms and other providers new and creative solutions to historically intractable challenges.

The panel of judges included Jeremy Barton, General Counsel of KPMG UK, noted legal thought leader and consultant, Chris Bull, well-respected legal management consultant, Tony Williams, and a host of other respected executives, consultants, and journalists within the legal industry.  The panel praised Decipher for its lateral hire investigations offering, which provides comprehensive background investigations of lawyers anywhere in the world within ten days at a fixed cost. "A much needed service in today's climate of high stakes, often unsuccessful lateral hiring," one judge noted.

Howard Rosenberg, Co-Founder and CEO of Decipher commented, “we are delighted to have been recognized by our peers as one of the firms driving the profession forward with new and innovative products and ideas. By applying military grade intelligence and superior analytics, we are dramatically lowering lateral hire risk across the profession. Great thanks to our world-class team of talented analysts and amazing clients for their never-ending support!”

About Decipher

Decipher ( is an HR solutions and market intelligence business serving investors, companies, and law firms. Powered by deep-dive intelligence, next-generation analytics and technology, Decipher’s investigative products and reports ensure better hires and acquisitions - every time - helping our clients grow safely and more efficiently. Headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, Decipher’s founders and advisors are all veterans of the legal, HR, and technology industries.   


Decipher’s Innovative Approach

Due Diligence reports involve performing deep-dive investigations on a senior executive or partner before they get hired. Decipher delivers an in-depth and unmatched report that incorporates both human and open source intelligence to give an unparalleled view of a candidate’s skills, business, strengths, and challenges. Utilizing advanced data infrastructure, our talented intelligence analysts tailor each report to the client’s bespoke needs.  Every report is fully compliant with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), applicable data privacy regulations, and conducted with the candidate’s written consent.


DECIPHER℠ is an independent corporate intelligence provider which assists firms with reducing the risk of a bad executive level hire.

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Decipher Wins 2017 LegalWeek Innovation Award