News & Press Releases


Decipher Shortlisted
​​October 7, 2018
We're super excited to announce that Decipher has been shortlisted in the "Supplier of the Year (Technology)" category in the LegalWeek British Legal Awards 2018

5 Ways Law Firms Can Avoid Lateral Hiring Regret
​​February 16, 2018
Despite valuing lateral hiring as an integral element of their strategy, many law firms are failing to properly screen potential hires and, as a result, are often disappointed when promises made during the interview don't pan out. A recent survey of leaders at large law firms ..

Recent Survey Shows Firms Aren't Doing Right Due Diligence on Laterals  
January 28, 2018
Decipher’s inaugural Global Lateral Hire Risk Mitigation Study examines how Am Law 200 firms identify, evaluate and address the risks associated with lateral partner hires.  Many law firm leaders take justifiable pride in the progress they’ve made with integrating ...

St. Louis firm Decipher vets Big Law recruits, explores other markets  

June 29, 2017
Decipher, a St. Louis-based executive vetting firm specializing in the legal market, is 18 months old, targeting revenue of $1.5 million this year, and developing plans for expansion into other industries. “Studies have shown that almost 50 percent of all law firm lateral...

Legal Week Innovation Awards Supplier Innovation Award (Services): Decipher

June 27, 2017
Recruitment due diligence provider Decipher was awarded the supplier innovation for services title in recognition of its lateral hire investigations offering, which provides comprehensive background vetting of lawyers anywhere in the  world within 10 days...

Hiring Misfires Show Need for Tougher Law Firm Vetting 

​June 22, 2017
In less than a year, Big Law has seen at least three lateral hires go seriously—even criminally—awry. There was the case of former Arent Fox partner Robert Schulman, who was indicted last August and convicted in March on charges that he passed on an insider...

David Perla and Howard Flack Named to Decipher's Advisory Board; Rebecca Holdredge Named Chief Operating Officer
​June 1, 2017
Decipher announces its inaugural Advisory Board members and the appointment of a Chief Operating Officer that will help guid the company through its next phase of rapid growth and product development. Legal innovator David Perla and legal veteran...

Decipher Wins 2017 LegalWeek Innovation Award
​May 30, 2017
Decipher won a 2017 LegalWeek Innovation Award, besting four other firms nominated in the Supplier's Innovation Services category. The awards, which celebrate creative excellence and innovate thinking in the legal profession, took place on Friday, May 26th...

Case Against Arent Fox Partner Highlights Big Law Hiring Risks

August 10, 2016
Of all the things a lawyer might put on his or her resume, being involved in litigation with the government isn't high on the list.
But past entanglements with government prosecutors don't always put lawyers on a hiring blacklist, as illustrated by... 

Ellenhorn Leaves Fox Rodney to Join Investigative Intelligence Provider Decipher
June 6, 2016
Michael Ellenhorn has left Fox Rodney Search, LLLP, a legal recruiter, to join the innovative corporate intelligence start-up, Decipher, headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri. “The challenges facing growth-focused professional services firms are becoming...

Corporate Intelligence Business Announces Rebrand; Fresh Identity, Same Mission

April 12, 2016

FRS Insight today announced that the company has changed its name to Decipher, effective immediately. The name change and new identity better aligns the company with its future strategy, product roadmap and innovation culture.“The Decipher name... more

FRS Insight Presents Latest Research and Trends in Lateral Hiring at Aderant CFO Summit

February 24, 2016
For Immediate Release: New York, NY – FRS Insight announced their speaking engagement at the inaugural Aderant CFO Summit, held in Coral Gables, Florida. The invitation-only executive summit proved to be a premier opportunity to network...

FRS Insight Shares the Key to Lateral Hire Integration at the ALA Human Resources Conference for Legal Professionals

February 18, 2016
For Immediate Release: New York, NY – FRS Insight presented five winning techniques to identify and minimize risks while improving partner integration programs at the ALA Human Resources Conference. Hosted in Orlando Florida the... 

FRS Insight Invited Back to Present at 2016 NALP Conference

October 6, 2015
FRS Insight today announced it has been invited to return as a presenter for the National Association for Law Placement (NALP) 2016 Annual Education Conference. This conference provides educational sessions and networking opportunities with the... 

FRS Insight to Attend ABA Fall 2015 National Legal Malpractice Conference

September 10, 2015
FRS Insight today announced its upcoming attendance at the Fall 2015 National Legal Malpractice Conference hosted by the American Bar Association (ABA). To be held in Scottsdale, Arizona September 16-18, this conference offers a valuable program...

FRS Insight Supports New York Lawyers for the Public Interest

July 30, 2015
FRS Insight showed support for New York Lawyers for the Public Interest (NYLPI) by sponsoring the annual Michael Rothenberg Memorial Golf Tournament. The event was held on July 23, 2015 at Bethpage State Park, known for its five world-class golf... 

The Lawyer: Debevoise executive Howard Rosenberg picks up CEO role at FRS Insight

March 2, 2015
Debevoise & Plimpton executive Howard Rosenberg has been appointed chief executive officer of legal professional services provider FRS Insight, owned by Fox Rodney Search. Rosenberg has joined the company from Debevoise, where he was a business...

FRS Insight Taps Former Debevoise Exec as New CEO

February 26, 2015
FRS Insight, an independent global professional services provider of risk management and due diligence services has appointed Howard Rosenberg as Chief Executive Officer, with immediate effect. Based at FRS Insights headquarters in New York, Mr.... 

Fox Rodney Search Launches New Independent Business

February 10, 2015
Global search firm Fox Rodney Search (FRS) today announced the launch of a new company called FRS Insight, that will help law and other professional services firms ensure that only the highest quality and most trusted lateral partner candidates are... 

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