Magna Legal Services Acquires RecordTrak

PHILADELPHIA — Magna Legal Services, LLC has announced the acquisition of RecordTrak, Inc. in King of Prussia, PA. The transaction was completed on January 14, 2020. Magna Legal Services continues to expand support for its fastest growing service line, Record Retrieval, by acquiring one of the industry’s most respected and high-performing providers in the litigation support space.

RecordTrak was founded in 1981 by Martin Marshall. The company provides fast and reliable collection of medical and other records for law firms, insurance, pharmaceutical, and medical device companies, with facilities on both the east and west coasts. They specialize in single plaintiff to large multi-district litigation involving thousands of plaintiffs.

Martin Marshall and his management team, along with Jonathan Ackerman, Executive Vice President of Record Retrieval at Magna LS, will run the day-to-day operations and are excited about the combination of the two companies. “We are thrilled with the opportunity to partner with Magna Legal Services. This new relationship will enable RecordTrak to enhance our service offerings for our clients, while providing them with new opportunities to take advantage of a wide variety of end-to-end litigation support services supplied by Magna,” Marshall said.

Jonathan Ackerman added, “Magna and RecordTrak clients are the big winners in this merger. Both firms were founded upon a culture that the client comes first. The increased bandwidth, expertise, and innovation will quickly lead to an unrivaled client experience.”

Magna Legal Services CEO, Mark Williams, is excited about the addition of RecordTrak as well. “We are delighted to welcome the RecordTrak team to the Magna family,” Williams said. “Martin and his team have extensive industry experience and have created one of fastest growing companies in the record retrieval sector. Their success shows through their highly-positive customer reviews and ratings, as well as rapid growth over the past few years.”

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