Law Company Elevate Acquires The CJK Group

Los Angeles, CA (May 7, 2024) – Law company Elevate, a leading provider of software, consulting, and services to law departments and law firms globally, today announced the acquisition of The CJK Group. CJK founder Jonathan Rossi joins Elevate as VP and co-founder.

Based in the US and Japan, The CJK Group (‘CJK’) helps legal teams navigate unfamiliar terrain faced during discovery in non-English language environments. CJK provides best-in-class multi-language support for litigation, investigations, and transaction-based due diligence to a diverse base of law firms and corporations across Asia and North America. CJK specialises in reviewing, categorising, and analysing multi-lingual content in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean languages.

Elevate is a trusted Chambers-recognised, Band 1 provider of eDiscovery and Document Review solutions globally. 

Jake Hills, Elevate’s Vice President of Discovery, said, ‘The CJK team brings a deep understanding of the linguistic, cultural, organisational, and process nuances for Asian cross-border matters. Customers who trust Elevate for English and European language review will now benefit from CJK’s bilingual attorneys, project managers, and experts for efficiency and excellence in software-powered Asian-language reviews.’

Jonathan Rossi commented, ‘After successfully growing the company I founded, I am thrilled to be able to take CJK to the next stage of its journey and become part of such a high-profile and well-respected law company. Our expertise-led processes will be immensely useful to Elevate’s global customer base. I am delighted that CJK can now offer English language review at a scale previously unavailable to us, as well as a global footprint, with offices in the UK, Europe, North America, and Asia.’

Arbor Ridge Partners served as the exclusive advisor to CJK and arranged this transaction.

About Elevate 

Elevate is an expert-led, software-powered law company. We provide software and services for the intersection of business and law. Our legal, business, and technology professionals offer practical ways for global law departments and law firms to improve efficiency, quality, and business outcomes. More information at

About The CJK Group 

The CJK Group specialises in the review and categorisation of multi-language data. Deployed during the discovery phase of litigation, investigations, and transaction-based due diligence, CJK supports clients in Asia and North America. Our workflows are tailored to empower law firm associates and corporate legal departments to quickly, accurately, and cost-effectively identify the most relevant documents. More information at  

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