Studysponsors
We gratefully acknowledge the generous substantive and financial support of the following Legal Transformation Study sponsors, whose creative collaboration made the Study possible:
Encore Discovery Solutions
Encore Discovery Solutions
Through a combination of knowledge, technology and process, Encore Discovery Solutions provides a broad range of discovery solutions to major law firms and corporate legal departments across the U.S. According to independent surveys in 2006 and 2007, Encore is ranked as a leading provider of electronic data discovery and related services, including Web hosting, data forensics, imaging, coding and reprographics.
Altman Weil, Inc.
Altman Weil, Inc.
Founded in 1970, Altman Weil provides management consulting services exclusively to legal organizations. Its clients include law firms, corporate law departments, governmental legal organizations and legal vendors of all sizes and types throughout North America, Latin America, the U.K. and Europe. Altman Weil offers a full range of consulting services, including strategy, law firm mergers and acquisitions, management and governance, profitability analysis, marketing and business development, compensation benchmarking and system design, and much more. The firm is independently owned by its professional consultants, who have backgrounds in law, industry, finance, marketing, administration and government.
Jomati Consultants LLP
Jomati Consultants LLP
Jomati Consultants LLP is a leading UK-based international management consultancy specialising in the legal profession. Its consultants have held worldwide level senior roles in law firm management, as general counsel and as providers of financial advice and services towards law firms. Jomati is able to provide a service around the world. Previous engagements have included law firms and in-house teams in the UK, USA, Continental Europe and Asia Pacific. Jomati has a strategic alliance with Altman Weil, Inc, a leading US legal business consultancy, and regularly teams with the firm on client engagements and knowledge sharing. Jomati's services are designed to support law firms and in-house legal departments. Its approach is practical and realistic, working hand in hand with fellow professionals on achieving the best for their organisations and their people.
Bridgeway
Bridgeway
Bridgeway is dedicated to providing software solutions and professional services to implement best practices for the offices of the general counsel and corporate secretary. Leading corporations and government agencies rely on Bridgeway's integrated technology approach to optimize productivity and reduce risk. Bridgeway implements systems in the areas of corporate governance, case and matter management, cost management, contract management, litigation risk assessment and electronic invoicing. Founded in 1989, the company is headquartered in Houston, Texas with representative offices in Toronto and Philadelphia. More information about eCounsel®, LawManager®, Secretariat®, Smart Invoice™ and Predix™ is available at www.bridge-way.com or by calling (713) 599-8300.
Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP
Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP
Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP (Deloitte FAS) professionals advise clients on managing business controversy and conflict, executing deals, and maintaining regulatory compliance. The Legal Business Consulting professionals of Deloitte FAS understand the unique challenges faced by corporate law departments and law firms. We provide assistance in the following areas: litigation readiness, records consulting, strategic and technology planning, performance management, organizational design, matter and content management, legacy data remediation analysis, and legal process outsourcing evaluation. Our dedicated professionals bring vast experience, specialized skill sets and deep industry knowledge to our clients. This personalized level of service, combined with the market reach and technical resources of the Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu (DTT) member firms and their affiliates, enables us to respond to the complex and diverse needs of our clients around the world. For more information about Deloitte FAS' Legal Business Consulting services, contact Tony Reid at 904-665-1405.
DuPont Legal
DuPont Legal
DuPont Legal is the legal function for the DuPont Company, headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware. DuPont is a science-based products and services company. Founded in 1802, DuPont puts science to work by creating sustainable solutions essential to a better, safer, healthier life for people everywhere. Operating in more than 70 countries, DuPont offers a wide range of innovative products and services for markets including agriculture and food; building and construction; communications; and transportation.
Eversheds
Evershed
Eversheds has over 2,000 legal and business advisers across Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Its vision is to be a great place to work and the most client-centred international law firm. As one of the world's largest law firms Eversheds provides expertise, resources and regional offices in abundance. What really sets it apart is the approach its lawyers take to the work they do. Staff are trained extensively in project management techniques to ensure every piece of work is scoped, planned and quoted up front. This allows the firm to uncover its clients' real needs and act upon them. It means Eversheds can be counted on to deliver great service and predictability in costs, timescales and quality.
Intellevate
Intellevate
Intellevate is part of the CPA Group. CPA was founded in 1969 and is now the world's leading IP-management specialist. From its beginnings as a UK patent and design renewals provider, CPA has grown to offer a wide range of trademark, domain name and software products and services. You can be sure that by working with Intellevate you'll benefit from the peace of mind that comes from entrusting your IP assets to an experienced service provider.
Meritas
Meritas
Founded in 1990, Meritas is one of the world's largest and most respected legal resources - an integrated, non-profit alliance of more than 170 independent commercial law firms located in over 60 countries. Every Meritas law firm is required to adhere to rigorous and specific service standards. To find a Meritas law firm or for more information, visit www.meritas.org or call + 1 (612) 339-8680.
Solomon Page Group LLC
Solomon
Since its inception in 1990, Solomon Page Group LLC (SPG) has established a far reaching presence as a project management consultant and solutions provider in project architecture and execution, executive search, and staffing across a broad range of functional and industry practices with offices domestically and internationally. Solomon Page Group's Legal Division is organized in four main practice areas: Discovery Consulting &Strategy, Legal Staffing, Partners &Mergers, and Executive Search. With clients in the Fortune 500 and AmLaw 250 we work on behalf of our clients in all substantive areas of their organization. Our Discovery Consulting &Strategy team partners with our clients to effectively address and manage complex challenges arising from litigation, M&A, regulatory compliance, government actions, investigations, and other conflicts and actions. Whether it is a high-risk crisis environment or a pro-active strategic planning initiative, our team of experts and former practitioners is prepared to deliver a broad spectrum of discovery services and solutions from project architecture and strategy to litigation readiness and support to document review management and staffing. SPG Legal is proud to be active participants in the Sedona Conference working with leading minds in the legal industry to move the law forward in a reasoned and just way.