Press Releases | 11/27/2018

Brooks Kushman Appoints Ben Harel As Chief Information Officer

Team Contact: Mark Cantor

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SOUTHFIELD, Mich. Brooks Kushman P.C. is pleased to announce that Ben Harel has been appointed Chief Information Officer of the firm. As the Director of IT at Brooks Kushman, Harel supported the growth of the firm through technology solutions, and will continue to do so in his new position. In the nearly 10 years that Harel has been with the firm, he has implemented, developed and managed technology to support the firm’s practices, security and facilitated the client relationship by improving opportunities for collaboration.

“We are thrilled to have Ben as our Chief Information Officer and have him continue to help Brooks Kushman stay at the forefront of today’s technologies in his new position,” said Mark Cantor, President of Brooks Kushman. “He has been an indispensable member of the Brooks Kushman team for the past 10 years, and his passion for developing innovative solutions has been a key element to the firm’s growth.”

Harel is also the chief technology liaison for the firm’s cybersecurity practice. He brings technical expertise to legal cybersecurity challenges, and acts as a technical bridge between clients and our attorneys who are handling the legal implications of cybersecurity. He is also responsible for the continued development of the firm’s information security and technology compliance policy.

While with Brooks Kushman, Harel has brought technological improvements to the firms many practices, including efficiency improvements in automation, e-discovery, document review, document management, and workflow. His commitment to learning and the exploration of emerging technologies, including machine learning, AI, cloud e-discovery, and big data analytics, continues to solidify the firm on the cutting edge of technology.

About Brooks Kushman P.C.
Brooks Kushman P.C. is a leading intellectual property (IP) and technology law firm, and represents clients nationally and internationally with respect to protection, enforcement and monetization of IP, including patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets. The firm has more than 90 intellectual property professionals specializing in various technical disciplines, and has a reputation for providing leading IP counseling with a focus on the business objectives of their clients.

Brooks Kushman counts a number of Fortune 100 companies across a variety of industries among its clients. The firm is also recognized by leading legal publications and rankings, including Corporate Counsel magazine, U.S. News & World Report, Law360, Intellectual Asset Management, Managing Intellectual Property, and Intellectual Property Today. For more information, please visit

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