The World's Experts in Legal Buying

PERSUIT sits at the point of transaction between law firms across the globe and the world’s most innovative corporate legal departments. We have access to insights & learnings like no other organization.

The Legal Advisory Team (LAT) functions as the subject matter experts here at PERSUIT. We are a diverse group of legal professionals with varying degrees of operational experience from all sides of the industry.
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Legal Advisory Team

Laura Spalding

Director, Legal Advisory

Laura Spalding leads the Legal Advisory team which serves as the domain expertise nucleus of PERSUIT®. As a former Corporate & Commercial lawyer, Laura spent her earlier career advising clients in various big law and new law environments and grew a passion and evangelism for the progression of the legal industry through technology and legal operations innovation. Having joined the founding team at PERSUIT early in its journey, Laura has spent recent years working closely with the world’s most innovative corporate legal departments including Shell, Meta, Citibank, UBS, Novartis and Walmart to harness effective change management, DEI and ESG objectives, spend management strategy, alternative legal pricing strategies and value based fee arrangements.

Maui Gevero

Senior Manager, Legal Advisory

Maui Gevero, Senior Manager of Legal Advisory Maui is a Senior Manager on the Legal Advisory team at PERSUIT®. His background is in data and analytics having served as a Senior Financial Analyst at Latham & Watkins’ pricing team. While at Latham he led various complex client pricing engagements. He also built the financial model and analytical program around Latham’s contingency investment portfolio. Prior to Latham, he spent a few years at Goldman Sachs as an analyst in the Compliance and Asset Management divisions. He is passionate about data and the stories and insights that they can reveal. When not deeply engrossed in numbers and clients, he enjoys backpacking and snowboarding.

Cassieoppia Snowden

Manager, Legal Advisory

Cassieoppia Snowden,Manager of Legal Advisory Cassieoppia currently serves as a Manager on the Legal Advisory team at PERSUIT®. She resides in Atlanta, Georgia, where she completed a B.A. in Financial Economics and a minor in French literature and language at Emory University before joining the workforce in various consulting and analytical capacities. In the years leading up to her joining PERSUIT®, Cassieoppia worked to innovate and stabilise multiple pricing departments in AmLaw 25 firms by way of streamlining billing practices, composing competitive pricing proposals, and leading annual rate negotiations. She attributes much of her expertise in the legal procurement market to her time at these firms, which enabled her to truly understand firm profitability and culture. She brings that experience to the Legal Advisory team in hopes to drive transparency for both in-house and outside counsel in this new value-based market!

William Holman

Manager, Legal Advisory

William Holman,Manager of Legal Advisory William Holman is a seasoned customer success professional and attorney assisting companies and their customers with software and platform solutions with superb communication skills and partnership-building strategies that create customers-for-life and build growth opportunities for all. His passion for customer success is built upon 12 years of experience assisting clients with successfully litigating civil claims from inception thru settlement. In conjunction with his trial experience, Mr. Holman has conducted several hundred arbitrations, mediations, and pre-suit negotiations on behalf of his clients. William is licensed to practice law in all North Carolina State Courts and the U.S. District Court, for the Western District of North Carolina. William was selected as one of "Top 40 Under 40" by the National Trial Lawyers in 2013 and 2014. In 2016, William was selected as a Rising Star by North Carolina Super Lawyers.