About Research Contract Consultants
“We were extremely satisfied with the results we received from Research Contract Consultants. I highly recommend working with them.” – Librarian, Law Firm
Ken Purce, Research Contract Consultant's (RCC) principal member, is a legal research advocate.His unique skills and expertise allow him to consult with knowledge and negotiate from a position of strength on behalf of his clients.
Former Vice President of Sales at LexisNexis
20 years of experience selling legal research, technology and tools to firms, corporations and government agencies
Deep understanding of both law firm and legal vendor’s business models
Extensive experience negotiating and implementing thousands of research contracts on behalf of legal vendors
As a former practicing attorney in New York, Ken understand the importance, and intricacies, of legal research
Access to a nationwide network of industry subject matter experts
Research Contract Consultants (RCC) understands the challenges facing law firms today. RCC was formed to help law firms cut costs, increase revenue and reduce risk by making better and more informed choices regarding legal research contracts. RCC is committed to helping firms reduce the time and efficiency waste inherent in the review and selection process of legal research services. Because of RCC’s extensive industry experience, we are able to give our clients honest, objective and informed advice designed to provide the best possible research tools and services based on the firm’s unique needs.
Ken Purce, the founder of Research Contract Consultants, is zealous about bringing efficiency and cost savings to the process of evaluating and purchasing legal research.
After practicing law in New York, Ken joined LexisNexis; first as a sales rep, then as a regional manager and, ultimately, he was named vice president of sales. Spending time on both sides of the bargaining table gave Ken a unique insight into not just the way legal vendors operate, but also the costly mistakes law firms consistently make when negotiating research contracts.
An advocate by nature, Ken has always had a keen desire to “level the playing field” between research vendors and his clients. Ken now uses his 25 years of experience in the legal industry to passionately promote his firms best interests finally putting his clients on equal footing with the vendors.
JD, Albany Law School BA, Alfred University