PENSACOLA, FL, August 26, 2009 -- In a time where many
companies are struggling to stay afloat, Pensacola-based IMS ExpertServices™,
a full-service expert witness provider for the legal industry, has
been named one of the nation’s fastest growing private companies
in the prestigious 2009
Inc. 5000. For the past three years, IMS ExpertServices™ has
consistently ranked in the top 50 percent, this year coming in at
“We are honored to be part of the Inc. 5000 for the third year in a row,” said Bill Wein, president and co-founder of IMS. “To be recognized repeatedly as one of the fastest growing companies in the country, even in tense economic times, demonstrates our dedication to providing unparalleled services to the legal industry.”
The 2009 Inc. 5000 serves as a unique report card on the U.S. economy. Despite the ongoing recession, aggregate revenue among the companies on the list increased to $214 billion, up $29 billion from last year, with a median three-year growth rate of 126 percent. Consumer electronics maker Vizio, Internet giant GoDaddy, rental car service Zipcar, and beverage maker Honest Tea are among the prominent brands featured on this year's list.
According to Inc. Magazine, the industry benchmark for the past three years is 24 percent growth. IMS ExpertServices™ has a percent revenue growth of 161 percent, surpassing even the Inc 5000 industry median of 102 percent.
"Two thousand nine is already another exceptional year, delivering growth in excess of 40 percent,” says Mike Wein, IMS ExpertServices™ CEO. “We are well positioned to continue in growth mode as an adaptable firm focused on client needs. The continued growth will provide job opportunities in the community as well.”
Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found on Inc.com.
About IMS Expert Services
IMS ExpertServices™ is the legal industry’s premier full-service expert witness provider, proudly serving more than 90 of the firms listed in the AmLaw 100; American Lawyer Magazine’s ranking of the top 100 largest law firms in the U.S. The company is exclusively focused on providing the most qualified experts and litigation consultants to attorneys and their clients involved in business–to–business litigation. More than 300 law firms and 2700 attorneys worldwide partner with IMS ExpertServices™ to meet their expert and litigation consultant search needs. IMS has offices in Denver, Atlanta, and is headquartered in Pensacola, Florida.
About Inc. Magazine
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