LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y. (June 25, 2012) – The Garden City Group, Inc. (GCG), a recognized leader in class action settlement and bankruptcy administration, today announced that it has relocated its Seattle office to an expanded facility at Stadium Innovation Center near Safeco Field.
The new high-performance, eco-friendly facility, located at 1531 Utah Ave. South, provides ample space to support the Company’s growing personnel and caseloads. The six-floor, state-of-the-art building boasts reinforced concrete shear walls to resist earthquake and wind loads, around-the-clock security, backup systems and secure parking.
“As a Seattle native, I am extremely excited to contribute to Seattle’s developing SoDo district. The expanded facility provides an ideal environment for our West Coast team and will allow GCG to meet the demands of our growing client base,” said Jennifer Keough, executive vice president and chief operating officer. The SoDo district derives its name from its location south of downtown Seattle.
Driven by an increased demand for GCG’s services and expertise, the Company has continued to expand coast-to-coast. Within the last five years, offices in Chicago, New York City and Lake Success, N.Y., also have moved into larger facilities.
“Our significant nationwide expansion reflects our dedication to our clients,” said David Isaac, chief executive officer, GCG. “Our staff of talented legal and business professionals is the best in the industry and we look forward to our continued growth and success.”
GCG’s resources are unparalleled in the industry, with more attorneys than any other firm in the legal settlement business and more than 1,000 employees, including a nationally recognized noticing expert, call center professionals and in-house legal advertising specialists. With offices coast-to-coast and state-of-the-art facilities, GCG has the people, experience and resources to handle any case, regardless of size.
About The Garden City Group, Inc. (GCG)
GCG (www.gcginc.com) is the recognized leader in legal administration services for class action settlements and other claims administration, bankruptcy cases and legal noticing programs, with more than 1,000 employees in offices coast-to-coast. GCG has been named Best Claims Administrator by the New York Law Journal for two years in a row. The firm has been engaged in many high-profile distribution matters, including the General Motors bankruptcy, the $6.15 billion WorldCom settlement, the $3.05 billion VisaCheck/MasterMoney Antitrust settlement, the $3.4 billion IndianTrust Settlement and the $20 billion Gulf Coast Claims Facility.
Based in Atlanta, Ga., Crawford & Company (www.crawfordandcompany.com) is the world’s largest independent provider of claims management solutions to the risk management and insurance industry as well as self-insured entities, with an expansive global network serving clients in more than 70 countries. The Crawford System of Claims SolutionsSM offers comprehensive, integrated claims services, business process outsourcing and consulting services for major product linesincluding property and casualty claims management, workers compensation claims and medical management, and legal settlement administration. The Company’s shares are traded on the NYSE under the symbols CRDA and CRDB.