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Our Team

Jim Kelleher – Principal Consultant/Business Development Coaching

Jim is a lifelong business developer who has been involved in the legal industry, primarily as a vendor, since the late 1970’s. His career has progressed from litigation copying to litigation support and large-scale document productions, law firm copy room and mailroom facilities management to financial printing. From there he moved to legal research and, finally, to providing forensic engineering and expert witness services which he has been providing since 2004. Jim and his wife Sharon are empty nesters living in a northern suburb of Chicago. You can reach Jim at kelleher@legal-metrix.com 

James V. Baker-Mergers and Acquisitions (Of Counsel)

Jim Baker is an entrepreneurial success story. While still in his mid 20’s,  he took over what was a struggling East Coast outplacement service and recreated and rebranded the Atlantic Search Group through organic growth, bootstrapping, and a series of acquisitions , to create Ockham Inc. On July 15, 2014, Mr. Baker sold Ockham Inc. to British pharmaceutical ,and CRO giant, Chiltern, and became its Chief Development Officer in the United States. Mr. Baker has been involved in the purchase, sale, and acquisition of numerous privately held companies. He currently serves as the CEO of Sumus Inc. A Villanova graduate and father of five, he lives in Cary, NC with his wife Colleen and is active in community affairs. You can reach Mr. Baker to schedule a free 15-minute consultation at baker@legal-metrix.com

Donna Frake – Blogs and Newsletters

Donna Frake is a renowned Midwestern journalist who has excelled at her craft for more than  25 years. Ms. Frake cut her journalistic teeth as an editorial assistant with the Chicago Sun-Times. She is an award-winning investigative journalist who puts that same level of intensity into every piece she writes, including your blogs and firm newsletters. The Frakes are longtime residents of Oconomowoc, WI where, as a mother of two and an empty nester, Donna lives with her husband , Rick, and dog “Jake”. You can reach Donna at frake@legal-metrix.com