Lauren Pedro to Lead Civil Demand Associate, Inc. New York Office
New York, NY (February 3, 2016) Civil Demand Associates, Inc. is proud to announce the hiring of seasoned veteran, Lauren Pedro to lead the organization’s New York office as the firm’s east coast Marketing and Inside Sales Manager.
Ms. Pedro comes to CDA with close to a decade of retail loss prevention experience and has been integral in auditing retail clients for operational compliance, developing recommendations, and authoring policies and procedures within the consulting department she managed. In her previous role as a Sr. Client Services Manager, Ms. Pedro mastered numerous business units and worked closely with clients to customize, advise, and adapt customized solutions to create better efficiencies. “Communication is the key; and, my goal is to always communicate early and often.”
Ms. Pedro will join CDA’s leadership in the further development of programs and solutions to reach new clients, bringing the company’s dedicated focus and stellar reputation in civil recovery practices and collection services to a wider audience. CDA, a pioneer in its industry, was formed in 1987 to help retailers effectively and affordably recover loss from theft while helping to deter shoplifting and employee dishonesty. The company has continued to pave the way and achieve numerous milestones in the industry. CDA was the first to specialize in retail theft cases, accept electronic transmission, offer online case management, offer automated court restitution collections and demand point.
“BP Fisher Law Group, LLP acquired CDA based on its strong reputation in the civil recovery industry,” said Matthew Browndorf, founder and chairman of Plutos Sama, parent company of BP Fisher Law Group, LLP and its subsidiary CDA. “Our ability to strengthen Civil Demand Associates through shared resources and by applying our legal and compliance expertise poises this company for tremendous growth.”
As a subsidiary of BP Law Group, LLP, CDA will now have the network and power to fulfill its industry demands. In addition to an extended team of attorneys and legal professionals, CDA will have access to a call center and a more cost-effective ability to achieve compliance standards critical the loss prevention industry.
About Civil Demand Associates, Inc.: Formed in 1987, Civil Demand Associates is the nation’s oldest, most established civil recovery firm. As a pioneer and first in the field of civil demand and restitution, the company has achieved numerous industry milestones. CDA was the first to specialize in retail theft cases, accept electronic transmission, offer online case management, offer automated court restitution collections and demand point. In addition, they are the first to offer civil collections on vendor fraud and employee procurement, collections on external cases, court ordered restitution, promissory note collection(s) on dishonest employee cases, and automated the letter generation process. In February 2015, CDA became part of Irvine, Calif.-based BP Fisher Law Group, LLP as a wholly owned subsidiary. For more information, visit civildemand.com or first-legal.com. To learn more about CDA’s parent company Plutos Sama, LLC and to see its corporate portfolio, visit plutossama.com.