To move for­ward, you must look within.

James A. Loef­fler, CPA, CFE, Cer­ti­fied Six Sigma Black Belt

Jim has over twenty years of finan­cial, oper­a­tional and infor­ma­tion tech­nol­ogy expe­ri­ence, which includes lead­er­ship roles with Ernst & Young LLP (EY), Camp­bell Soup Com­pany and MBNA Amer­ica (Bank of Amer­ica).  He founded Legal­Eye® in 2005 with the mis­sion of help­ing busi­nesses and the law firms that serve them reduce and con­trol legal costs and the processes and risks that drive them.

As a CPA, Jim has devel­oped and imple­mented scal­able data min­ing and analy­sis pro­to­cols, finan­cial report­ing struc­tures and data visu­al­iza­tion solu­tions that engage diverse groups of stake­hold­ers. As a CFE, Jim has worked with law firms, finan­cial insti­tu­tions and the FBI on fraud inves­ti­ga­tions, and has sig­nif­i­cant expe­ri­ence in cor­po­rate and legal com­pli­ance.  As a Cer­ti­fied Lean/Six Sigma Black Belt, Jim has suc­cess­fully applied proven con­tin­u­ous improve­ment con­cepts, tools and method­olo­gies to high-profile legal spend man­age­ment, com­pli­ance and risk man­age­ment ini­tia­tives, and is a fre­quent speaker on such topics.

A grad­u­ate of John Car­roll Uni­ver­sity with a dou­ble major in Account­ing and Finance, Jim received a full-tuition schol­ar­ship from the Uni­ver­sity of Pitts­burgh, where he earned his MBA.  He is a mem­ber of the Penn­syl­va­nia Insti­tute of Cer­ti­fied Pub­lic Accoun­tants, the Asso­ci­a­tion of Cer­ti­fied Fraud Exam­in­ers and the Amer­i­can Soci­ety for Qual­ity.   Jim is also deeply involved with the Claims and Lit­i­ga­tion Man­age­ment Alliance, where he cur­rently serves on the Audit Com­mit­tee, Insur­ance Fraud Com­mit­tee and the Tech­nol­ogy Com­mit­tee.  A for­mer State Chair for Penn­syl­va­nia, Jim was pre­vi­ously a Co-Chair for the CLM’s Alter­na­tive Fee Arrange­ments Com­mit­tee, where he co-authored the CLM AFA Roadmap.

Jim also serves as Com­mit­tee Chair­man for the annual golf out­ing to ben­e­fit Gen­e­sis of Pitts­burgh, a 501©(3) mater­nity care, adop­tion, fos­ter care and social ser­vice agency fully-licensed in the State of Pennsylvania.

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