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Litigation Services Leader Greg Mazares Joins Purpose Legal as CEO

Dallas, TX, January 11, 2024 — Purpose Legal, a leading litigation services and tech company, is pleased to announce the hiring of Greg Mazares as its new Chief Executive Officer. With a distinguished business career spanning over 40 years and a wealth of success in legal and professional services, Mazares brings a track record of building teams and companies to help drive Purpose Legal to a continuous era of people, revenue, and profit growth.

Since 1988, working with private equity sponsors and management groups, he has led, built, bought, and sold companies in multiple sectors of litigation services as a senior executive, sales and marketing leader, turnaround expert, M&A specialist, and investor.

His expertise extends to multiple sectors of legal services, including electronic discovery, legal staffing and managed review, deposition services, jury consulting, legal research, trial graphics, courtroom presentation technology, and legal tech innovation. Notably, as CEO, he led the turnaround and growth of Encore Discovery Solutions, leading to its successful sale in 2011. He then served as an investor and President of Sales at Discovia, which he helped grow materially prior to its sale in 2017.

“Blue Sage is excited to have Greg Mazares join the Purpose team. Greg brings decades of experience, deep relationships, and a strong strategic vision to an organization that has already built significant momentum since we made our investment over two and a half years ago. At Blue Sage we look to partner with management we “like, trust, and admire” and Greg emphatically checks all three boxes,” said Eric Weiner, Partner at Austin-based Blue Sage Capital.

“We are thrilled to welcome Greg Mazares as the new CEO of Purpose Legal. His unparalleled leadership and extensive experience in building and growing professional services companies align seamlessly with our goals and future vision,” said Kris Taylor, Purpose Legal’s President and Chief Innovation Officer.

Mazares offered, “I am extremely honored to join Purpose Legal and lead this outstanding team of professionals through our next phase of growth and innovation. I want to do all I can to help our people be the very best at what they do and to enjoy our journey together building a highly profitable, world-class company. The Purpose team has worked hard to establish a stellar reputation in the industry. Without a doubt, Kris Taylor and I will work closely together and with our financial sponsors at Blue Sage Capital to make this a very successful ‘company of choice’ for our staff and clients.”

Mazares holds an undergraduate degree in economics from Harvard and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He is based in Southern California.

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