Russ Rosenzweig| Inventing the $150 Million Expert Witness Search and Referral Industry and Paving the Way for the Gig Economy

Russ Rosenzweig is the Founder and CEO of Round Table Group, a company he founded as a senior at Northwestern University. Round Table Group is an expert witness search and referral company that helps connect lawyers with expert witnesses in all fields. Russ grew and sold the business to a publicly-traded company but bought it back a couple of years later. 

Russ is also a speaker and seasoned mediator who is very good at resolving sticky business disputes. He is an MBA graduate of The University of Chicago Booth School of Business and he holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Northwestern University.

In this episode, Russ Rosenzweig talks about creating his expert witness services company as a senior in University, his strategies for managing through a recession, and how he helps in resolving disputes.

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Here’s a Glimpse of What You’ll Hear:

  • How Russ Rosenzweig came up with the idea of creating an expert witness company
  • What inspired Russ and his colleagues to go full-time with the company and how they recruited professors
  • How the firm got their first client litigators looking for expert witnesses
  • How Russ and his team grew their company and utilized emails to introduce their firm to lawyers in the 90’s
  • Russ’ approach to managing the business in the current coronavirus recession compared to previous recessions 
  • Russ’ advice to businesses that are not virtual on being innovative and in dealing with competition
  • Russ talks about his decision to sell and then buy back his own company
  • Russ’ approach and philosophy on being a mediator and resolving disputes
  • The people Russ acknowledges for his achievements

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