Anapata and Ms. JD Partnering to Provide Increased Diversity Opportunities and Networking in the Legal Profession

Jan 26, 2010, 09:00 ET from Anapata Inc.

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Anapata, the first diversity recruiting and networking platform for the legal profession, is pleased to announce a partnership with Ms., the leading online community for women in the legal profession. The partnership weaves Ms. JD's blog content into the online Anapata Diversity Network, and also features Anapata's new developments and announcements on Ms. JD's website, which attracts 100,000 unique visitors monthly. 

"Ms. JD is a remarkable online resource for women in the legal profession, and the ideal partner for Anapata; not only do our organizations share the same vision for advancing diversity, but our strengths are highly complementary," said Ooshma Garg, founder and CEO of Anapata. "Ms. JD's ability to broadcast reputable blog articles and student programs on Anapata harnesses the power of Anapata's unique networking platform. " 

The partnership features Ms. JD's content feed in real-time on the Anapata network, enabling Anapata users to easily follow Ms. JD's up-to-date coverage of significant news and issues. "We look forward to expanding our readership via Anapata's distribution channels," said Jessie Kornberg, executive director of Ms. JD.  "We also are excited to highlight news on Anapata's innovative recruiting and networking tools at Ms. Anapata's user profiles are incredible, providing an elegant yet informative way to make meaningful connections online with peers and like-minded attorneys." 

Anapata has been in private beta for the past few months, and is generating enthusiastic responses from early law student users. Since Anapata's national expansion to all 200 ABA-approved law schools in early January, the network has grown by 13.5 percent every day. The full-service product for both law firms and law students will launch at the ABA Midyear Meeting on February 6. Anapata anticipates high demand from the legal profession for its line of diversity hiring, branding, and analytics products. 

About Anapata

Anapata, a technology company founded by Stanford graduate Ooshma Garg in Spring 2008, provides a web-based diversity networking and recruiting platform for the legal profession. Anapata enhances law firms' recruiting and branding efforts towards diverse talent at law schools and offers analytics products enabling law firms to refine their diversity hiring practices. Anapata's services are used by diverse law student organizations nationwide and by premier law firms, including Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, Dechert, Patton Boggs, and Fenwick & West. 

SOURCE Anapata Inc.