Chuck Chandler is Partner-in-Charge of Legal Consulting at Valeo Partners LLC. Chuck launched the Valeo Attorney Hourly Rates Database after leaving Thomson Reuters in 2009. Once the Database became a mainstay pricing and competitive intelligence tool for both large law firms and Corporate Counsel, Chuck moved the company into Expert Witness Services and Law Firm Pricing Consulting. Chuck began his career with Bank of America specializing in financing M&A and Leveraged Buy-Outs and then moved into the legal content management and marketing space as a Managing Director with Information America and as a Limited Partner and shareholder with CourtEXPRESS; both companies were purchased by Thomson. Chuck graduated Phi Kappa Phi in Finance from the McCombs School of Business, the University of Texas in Austin.