On Assignment, Inc.: Apex Systems’ Buddy Omohundro Named Outstanding
RICHMOND, Va. -- October 23, 2013
Apex Systems is proud to announce General Counsel Buddy Omohundro has been
named Outstanding In-House Counsel by the Washington Metropolitan Area
Corporate Counsel Association (WMACCA).
The WMACCA Corporate Counsel Awards honor the top in-house lawyers and
departments in the District of Columbia, Virginia and suburban metro Maryland.
Nominations were submitted by the legal community-at-large in response to an
open call for submissions. Finalists and winners were chosen by a panel of
judges comprised of members of the local business and legal communities.
“This award highlights Buddy’s tireless efforts to help Apex grow into the
strong company it is today,” Apex Systems President, Rand Blazer said. “His
legal guidance and that of his department have been invaluable as we have
expanded our footprint and market share.”
Omohundro joined Apex Systems in 2005 as the company’s first in-house counsel.
He now leads a twelve-person legal department that oversees contract
administration, compliance, corporate governance, security, risk management,
government contractors, real estate and litigation. The award recognizes his
efforts on behalf of Apex Systems, including being a key executive involved in
the 2012 merger with On Assignment, Inc., his continued focus on ensuring the
company is protected both legally and financially, and his development of an
innovative internship program that provides opportunity for the next
generation of legal advisors.
Apex Systems had more nominations in more categories than any other
organization. In addition to Outstanding In-House Counsel, the Apex Legal
department was a finalist for Outstanding Law Department and Paralegal Laura
Stevens was a finalist for Outstanding Paraprofessional.
A complete list of the 9^th Annual WMACCA Corporate Counsel Award winners can
be found on the WMACCA Website.
About Apex Systems
Apex Systems and parent company On Assignment combine to be the 2nd largest IT
staffing and services firm in the U.S. Founded in 1995 and headquartered in
Glen Allen, Virginia, Apex utilizes specialized technology and industry
practice groups to deliver the most talented and qualified technical
professionals to clients within all major industries. Apex has a presence in
over 60 markets with more than 6,500 contractors currently placed in companies
throughout the country. To learn more, visit www.apexsystemsinc.com.
About On Assignment
On Assignment is a leading global provider of in-demand, skilled professionals
in the growing technology, healthcare, and life sciences sectors, where
quality people are the key to success.The Companygoes beyond matching
résumés with job descriptions to match people they know into positions they
understand for temporary, contract-to-hire, and direct hire assignments.
Clients recognize On Assignment for their quality candidates, quick response,
and successful assignments. Professionals think of On Assignment as
career-building partners with the depth and breadth of experience to help them
reach their goals.
On Assignment, which is based in Calabasas, California, was founded in 1985
and went public in 1992. The Company has a network of approximately 130 branch
offices throughout the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Netherlands,
Ireland, and Belgium. Additionally, physicianplacements are made in Australia
and New Zealand. To learn more, visit http://www.onassignment.com.
With more than 2,200 members, the Washington Metropolitan Area Corporate
Counsel Association (WMACCA) serves the professional needs of in-house counsel
in Washington, D.C., suburban Maryland, and Virginia. WMACCA is the regional
chapter of the global Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC). WMACCA members
participate in more than 90 professional development programs each year and
keep connected through a variety of networking events and communications
vehicles. WMACCA has been active in regulatory issues that affect the in-house
bar, and in providing education to encourage advancements in the standards of
corporate legal practice. More information about WMACCA is available on its
Web site: http://wmacca.acc.com.
Jennifer Eanes, Communications Specialist
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