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Williams Lea

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Project Type:
Expansion
Location: Ohio County
Williams Lea, located in downtown Wheeling, W.Va, (Ohio County) is the leading global provider of Corporate Information Solutions with projected revenues of over $1.5 billion for 2007 and more than 10,000 employees worldwide. The company has a global presence with key operating centers across Europe, the United States and Asia.

Williams Lea has been providing document, litigation and IT support to the legal sector since the early 1980s and has a strong track record of delivering innovative, fl exible and integrated corporate information solutions. The company transforms the way organizations communicate and exchange their printed and electronic information. Its customized solutions are delivered by a unique group of people who evaluate, re-engineer and manage processes for greater efficiency.

It is the only organization that currently provides support to the legal sector in the United States, Asia and Europe, partnering with more than 80 fi rms. Current clients include some of the world’s leading organizations in the legal, fi nancial services, investment banking, professional services, retail, telecommunications, automotive, energy and utilities, pharmaceutical and corporate sectors. Williams Lea’s client base includes Prudential Financial, Inc., The Reader’s Digest Association, Inc., and BMW.

Williams Lea works to build long-term solutions that reduce risk, focusing on robust and enforceable retention policies, increased electronic management and the convergence between document and records management. The company has established a Corporate Information Center in Wheeling that provides specialized document services, transcription services, and desktop publishing services to legal and investment banking clients.

Williams Lea has added more than 120 new employees in the Wheeling office. The company has relied on the funds awarded through the Governor’s Guaranteed Work Force Program to support the continuing development of a customized industrial training program.

“The Governor’s Guaranteed Work Force award has given local residents the opportunity to gain a vast amount of knowledge and technical skills at no cost to them,” explained Karen Dodrill, a technical trainer with Williams Lea. “They also earn above-average wages for this region.”
“The Governor’s Guaranteed Work Force award has given local residents the opportunity to gain a vast amount of knowledge and technical skills at no cost to them.”

Karen Dodrill,
Technical Trainer