Equifax to Acquire LawLogix

LAWLOGIX | July 22, 2022 | Read time : 03:19 min

Equifax to news
Equifax® (NYSE: EFX) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire LawLogix, a leading provider of cloud-based I-9 software and immigration case management software, from Hyland. This acquisition will enable Equifax's largest and fastest-growing business, Workforce Solutions, to support employers and law firms with an even more comprehensive set of services as they manage amidst today's complex and rapidly changing employment and regulatory landscape.

"Reinvesting our strong cash flow in accretive and strategic bolt-on M&A is central to our EFX2023 growth strategy. This is our eleventh acquisition in the past 18 months and aligns with expanding Equifax capabilities for strong future growth, LawLogix will grow the industry-leading suite of employer services within our largest and fastest-growing business: Workforce Solutions. And with the Equifax Cloud™, we have the infrastructure in place for rapid integration - helping us to accelerate innovation and provide our customers with access to more capabilities, services and insights than ever before Equifax helps employers streamline vital processes for onboarding and managing the talent they need to help grow their businesses, The addition of LawLogix further demonstrates our commitment to providing customers with easy-to-use solutions that are grounded in deep industry expertise. We are a New Equifax that is expanding well beyond a traditional credit bureau - and we are just getting started."

-Mark W. Begor, CEO of Equifax.

LawLogix offers two cloud-based software as a service (SaaS) solutions: Guardian and Edge. Guardian helps employers with their Form I-9 and E-Verify requirements while providing a user-friendly I-9 workflow that supports organizations with a distributed workforce. Edge provides immigration law firms, non-profit organizations, and employers with comprehensive immigration case management software, including a customizable, easy-to-use client web portal. These solutions are supported by award-winning customer support representatives.

Based in Phoenix, LawLogix digitizes and streamlines labor-intensive I-9 and immigration processes while helping thousands of organizations, including several of the largest businesses and most recognized immigration law firms in the United States, comply with complicated regulatory frameworks. Its leaders and employees will join the Equifax Workforce Solutions business once the transaction has closed. No other parts of the Hyland business are included in the transaction.

"Employers and law firms recognize that the stakes are high when it comes to I-9 and immigration case management, That is why so many rely upon our solutions, which were developed by immigration law experts and are backed by decades of industry experience. We are energized by the opportunities before us, as we leverage Equifax technology and analytics to help benefit our clients and grow the business."

-John Fay, President, LawLogix.

At Equifax (NYSE: EFX), we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics, and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping financial institutions, companies, employers, and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. Our unique blend of differentiated data, analytics, and cloud technology drives insights to power decisions to move people forward. Headquartered in Atlanta and supported by more than 13,000 employees worldwide, Equifax operates or has investments in 25 countries in North America, Central and South America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific region. For more information, visit

LawLogix assists millions of people every year through its innovative Electronic I-9 Compliance, E-Verify and immigration case management software. Founded in 2000, LawLogix is a trusted SaaS provider for many prestigious immigration law firms, organizations and corporations, including members of the Fortune 500. For more information about LawLogix and its suite of products, visit

Hyland is a leading content services provider that enables thousands of organizations to deliver better experiences to the people they serve.


This infographic related to the IT workforce in company.


This infographic related to the IT workforce in company.

Related News


Organizations With a Data-Driven HR Analytics Strategy Are 45% More Likely to Achieve Desired Results, Says HR Research Firm McLean & Company

McLean & Company | August 26, 2022

McLean & Company, the globally trusted partner of HR and business leaders, has released its latest blueprint, Use Dashboards to Become a Data-Driven HR Function. The research-backed industry resource is designed to help HR leaders create and use dashboards that reflect meaningful metrics to generate insights and provide data-driven recommendations to various audiences across the organization. "Impactful decisions can be made from basic metrics and dashboards, Becoming data driven doesn't mean losing focus on the people behind the data, but rather that data and metrics must be used to make decisions that benefit employees and the organization overall." -William Howard, Director, HR research & advisory services at McLean & Company Data and metrics are must-haves for HR teams as data can provide insights and recommendations for many HR functions, including succession planning, retention, engagement, and more. Data-driven organizations experience benefits for both employees and the organization itself, often proving more effective at providing insights to leadership, acting on employee needs in real time, and enabling innovation to produce desired outcomes. In fact, organizations with a data-driven HR analytics strategy are 45% more likely to score highly in their ability to produce desired outcomes or results and 86% more likely to score highly in their ability to enable innovation. However, many organizations are not investing in developing HR teams' competencies related to data and metrics, and as a result, HR professionals lack the training required to become data driven and leverage strategic data to their advantage. For example, only 48% of organizations are developing their HR teams in strategic competencies like business acumen, organizational awareness, and data literacy. There is often a disconnect between how often organizations report metrics and analytics as a top priority and the investment being made in developing HR's data-driven competencies. To combat this, McLean & Company's resource recommends that HR leaders use dashboards as an effective way to present HR data, monitor the current state of affairs, provide insights to meet organizational needs, and ultimately become a data-driven function. In the blueprint, McLean & Company outlines a four-step process to select metrics and create dashboards that tell a story: Select metrics that matter – Establish the target audience for the dashboard, uncover and prioritize needs, translate needs into metrics, and select a project team. Identify and gather required data – Recognize DEI (diversity, equity & inclusion) considerations, identify required data for selected metrics, assess the quality of required data, collect additional data as necessary, and determine the frequency of measurement and reporting for selected metrics. Conduct analysis and craft a story – Combine and prepare the data, calculate the selected metrics, understand the stages of the storytelling model, and develop insights and recommendations based on identified trends. Create a dashboard that tells the story – Understand dashboard best practices, choose appropriate visuals to display data, launch the dashboard and associated deliverables, and gather feedback to follow up on recommendations. The Use Dashboards to Become a Data-Driven HR Function blueprint can be downloaded and viewed now, with a full step-by-step approach to creating dashboards with the right metrics to position any organization's HR team to become a more data-driven function. About McLean & Company Through data-driven insights and proven best-practice methodologies, McLean & Company offers comprehensive resources and full-service assessments, action plans, and training to position organizations to meet today's needs and prepare for the future.

Read More


Validus Senior Living Partners With Arena Analytics to Improve Employee Retention Through Cutting-Edge AI and Data Science

Arena Analytics | July 18, 2022

Arena Analytics, the market leader in applying artificial intelligence to workforce challenges, and Validus Senior Living, an owner and operator of senior living communities throughout the Southeast, today announced that Validus will adopt Arena Analytics' innovative AI-powered predictive analytics platform to guide hiring and recruiting decisions for critical positions covering all of its senior living facilities. Validus Senior Living, which operates 16 senior living communities across four states, will use Arena Analytics' sophisticated predictive analytics and advanced machine learning techniques to identify quality candidates who are most likely to be retained in their positions, reducing turnover and related premium labor costs. The Arena Analytics solution has been proven to drive positive outcomes across industries, leading to more stable, productive, and profitable workforces. Validus will adopt Arena Analytics' innovative AI-powered predictive analytics platform to guide hiring and recruiting "We are innovators in the senior living sector at Validus and are always looking to build strategic partnerships with companies that hold our same values and recognize how technology will move our industry forward Improving retention in today's labor market is critical to our success and partnering with Arena Analytics will help us make intelligent, data-driven decisions that will lead to tangible results. We know that using data to help us identify the best people for our jobs, as well as retention, will result in better care and service outcomes for the moms and dads we serve." -Kate Wentworth, Vice President of Human Resources for Validus Senior Living. Validus Senior Living is a world-class organization with a forward-looking approach to adopting the right tools, technologies, and solutions to build a stable, productive workforce to best serve its residents and communities, said Myra Norton, CEO of Arena Analytics. We believe Arena Analytics' outcomes-based approach to identifying quality candidates who are most likely to be retained will support Validus' commitment to the team members, residents, families and communities they serve. Validus Senior Living will adopt the following aspects of Arena Analytics platform: Arena Analytics Talent Discovery, which deploys optimized sourcing and recruitment marketing strategies to supply additional high-quality candidate volume. Arena Analytics Retention Prediction, powered by a proprietary predictive analytics model that gathers and analyzes data from multiple sources to help organizations identify applicants most likely to stay in specific roles before they are hired. Arena Analytics Bias Mitigation, utilizing advanced adversarial fairness techniques to analyze and remove potential discriminatory variables from each prediction, promoting diversity and inclusion. About Arena Analytics- Arena Analytics helps organizations build more productive and equitable workforces, while empowering individuals to uncover and pursue opportunities where they are likely to thrive. Our technology platform enables our customers to tackle a range of workforce challenges by using AI and predictive analytics to focus on matching candidates with jobs based on outcomes rather than assumptions and outdated, biased assessments. For more information on Arena Analytics, visit About Validus Senior Living- Validus Senior Living is based in Tampa, Florida and is the owner, operator, and third-party manager of 16 communities comprised of Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care services located throughout the Southeastern United States with several more projects under development. Guided by their moral compass in all that they do, Validus Senior Living has the great honor of creating environments where moms and dads can thrive, families can rest at ease, and employees can build the careers they want. They feel it is their moral obligation to do everything in their power to remove obstacles and provide thoughtful solutions that have long-lasting, meaningful impact in people's lives.

Read More


Global HR Research Partners with Avionté to Create Single-Source Solution for Managing Staffing and Employment Screening

Global HR Research and Avionté | August 20, 2022

Global HR Research, a leader in employment screening technology and services, has integrated its advanced background screening solution with Avionté, the premier provider of recruiting software for staffing firms. Avionté's clients can now tap GHRR technology to simplify and accelerate the talent acquisition progress by leveraging the modern integration with GHRR's employment screening solutions, employee verifications and onboarding, individually and at scale, without needing to leave the AviontéBOLD platform. "Our combined solution streamlines background screening and health screening for Avionté's talent acquisition and onboarding services for existing and new staffing and recruiting clients, Especially well-suited to companies with 100 hires or more per month, it delivers improved workflows, compliance and reporting for recruitment and staffing employees and a better experience for candidates and employees that minimizes data entry." -Brandon Phillips, GHRR founder and chief revenue officer AviontéBOLD users will enjoy industry-leading turnaround times and accelerated time-to-hire with automated regulated forms, consents and location-specific compliance laws leveraged via the integration with GHRR. Users will appreciate not having to toggle between systems and enter the same data more than once due to the seamless integration of the GHRR and AviontéBOLD platforms. Staffing and recruitment firms are seeking a competitive advantage, especially in today's tight U.S. labor market, Our integration with GHRR means our staffing and recruiting clients will find and onboard top-tier talent faster using a single-source solution that streamlines workflows and creates the ultimate experience for their team, clients, and talent,said Avionté vice president of partnerships Scott Poeschl. GHRR offers its partners' clients a flexible and intuitive web platform that's also mobile-enabled. The GHRR solution is built on scalable, sustainable infrastructure with uptime exceeding 99%. About GHRR: Better by every measure. Global HR Research has earned the trust of Fortune's Top 50, Forbes's Largest Private Companies, and Inc's Top 5000 companies across the U.S. by leveraging its proprietary employment screening platform, Clairiti, and a team of expert consultants. That trust has been consistently recognized and awarded for over a decade by the industry's most influential associations and news publications, including HRO Today magazine's "Bakers Dozen" list of top national background screening providers and Workforce magazine's "Hot List" of top background screening providers for the past nine years. And GHRR is accredited by the Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA), as recognized by the Background Screening Credentialing Council (BSCC) and by SHRM, an accredited educational resource. Its advanced proprietary platform gives its customers a set of employment screening, compliance and risk management solutions and a comprehensive set of tools that help them make better hiring decisions faster. These distinctions have consistently made GHRR a better alternative for its customers. In short, GHRR provides better data intelligence, better technology, and better teams. About Avionté Avionté is a leader in enterprise staffing and recruiting software solutions, offering innovative end-to-end technology solutions to nearly 1,000 customers and 25,000 users throughout the U.S. and Canada. Avionté delivers a robust platform for clerical, light industrial, IT, healthcare, and professional staffing firms to maximize profits, boost productivity and grow their businesses.

Read More