Legaltech New York is not just about vendors exhibiting technology, products and services to lawyers and law firms. It is also about vendors collaborating and integrating their wares to improve the business and practice of law.

Vendor collaboration and integration happen at every...

Long-time readers will recall that I came out of ILTA 2014 cautiously optimistic about a possible shift towards “strategic” IT spending in law firms. I go into LegalTech New York 2015 with a similar attitude about “strategic” implementation of legal technology within the enterprise. I hesitate...

For law firms to get smart about bidding on work they need a legal management infrastructure with deep knowledge and understanding of their matters, staffing resources, billing rates and spending data. This knowledge infrastructure, or business intelligence, goes beyond a stand-alone matter...

Law firms face increasing pressure from corporate clients to contain costs, even as firms in some markets are still increasing their billable rates.

These seemingly contradictory findings are contained in two studies analyzing data from in-house legal departments. ...

Six years after Lehman Brothers collapsed and five years after the Great Recession officially ended, Am Law 200 law firms—the 200 top-grossing firms in the nation—are still waiting for something resembling a full recovery. At one level, it appears to have arrived. Last year The Am Law 200 set...

Datacert | TyMetrix, yesterday announced the release of FINRA 4530 Module, extending the company’s governance, risk and compliance software, called Passport GRC, to support brokers and dealers mandatory reports on customer complaints that allege theft, forgery or misappropriation of funds or...

A strong workplace compliance and ethics program offers many benefits for any organization. Such a program defines expectations for employee conduct, creates a safer workplace, improves employee retention, addresses risk in order to protect the company, and — perhaps most important — establishes...