IMS CHARTS ITS STRATEGIC COURSE, ADDING PORTLAND AND SEATTLE TO ITS EXPANSIVE FOOTPRINT
PENSACOLA, FLA | IMS, the award-winning consultative trial and expert services firm, announced today that it acquired nationally recognized trial consulting firm Tsongas Litigation Consulting. The acquisition increases the depth of IMS’s service lines, as well as its coast-to-coast network in the United States, to benefit clients.
As the only fully integrated trial services team in the industry, IMS is the leading provider of high-stakes litigation services across the full lifecycle of the litigation process. With this latest acquisition of Tsongas, IMS offers its clients expanded access to top talent and best-in- industry support, including expert witness selection and preparation, integrated strategy, jury consulting, trial graphics, and trial presentation for remote and in-person needs.
“Today, we kick off a bright new chapter. The joining of IMS and Tsongas is a compelling combination of complementary strengths, common values, and outstanding people — our most important assets. I’m eager to see the full extent of value we will create together from our growing footprint of locations, which makes IMS increasingly well-positioned to deliver superior service to our Am Law and boutique firms and corporate clients,” said IMS Chief Executive Officer James Crane.
The IMS physical footprint now includes Chicago, Dallas, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New York, Oakland, Pensacola, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Portland, and Seattle. In addition, IMS has locations in the United Kingdom to offer its services worldwide.
“This is an exciting opportunity for both IMS and Tsongas as we merge our company’s shared visions and passions. Our focus at Tsongas has always been to set the standard in our field every day by working collaboratively with our clients and constantly adapting. We’re confident this strategic partnership with IMS will allow us to do just that,” said Tsongas President and Senior Consultant Christopher Dominic.
IMS Consulting & Expert Services delivers award-winning consultative trial and expert services for the most influential global firms across the full lifecycle of the litigation process. Combining the perspectives and proprietary methods developed over the course of 30 years, 43,000 cases, and 6,000 trials, IMS provides attorneys with the essential services they need to win: expert witness selection and preparation, integrated strategy, jury consulting, trial graphics, and trial presentation. With strategic locations in major national and international markets, the IMS team is primed to support in-person and remote litigation needs worldwide. More at expertservices.com.
Tsongas Litigation Consulting, Inc. is a national, full-service trial consulting firm with a 45-year history. Based in the Pacific Northwest, Tsongas provides consulting and research services across the country. Pioneering knowledge-based innovation in the trial litigation field, Tsongas has set a standard of excellence. The Tsongas team works with counsel and clients in all aspects of trial preparation, offering consulting services for case strategy, witness preparation, mock trials and focus groups, litigation graphics, opening and closing arguments, jury selection, shadow juries, post-verdict interviews, and alternative dispute resolution. More at tsongas.com.