SOURCE: Recommind

July 28, 2005 08:25 ET

Cooley Godward Selects Recommind for Matter-Centric Information Management

Firm-wide Implementation Supports Law Firm Knowledge Management

BERKELEY, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- July 28, 2005 -- Recommind, the leading provider of text management systems for law firms, announced that the law firm of Cooley Godward LLP, a premier provider of strategic litigation and business transaction services, has selected MindServer Legal Matters & Expertise to enable matter-centric information access for attorneys and legal staff. Matters & Expertise will extend the capabilities of Cooley's existing MindServer Legal Enterprise Search by bringing broader context to attorneys looking for information on matters and expertise from sources across the firm.

"Recommind's Matters & Expertise product offers an innovative way for us to tap into information in context, including documents, matters, attorney profiles and even billing information. The information views are intuitive and support the way our attorneys want to access and use our firm's knowledge," said Sherry Lalonde, CIO at Cooley Godward LLP.

"Cooley's vision for matter-centric information access will become best practice among law firms pursuing state-of-the-art information sharing. We are pleased to have MindServer play a key role in Cooley's vision and to count Cooley among our repeat customers," said Robert Tennant, CEO of Recommind. Cooley Godward previously selected Recommind's MindServer Legal Enterprise Search product to access documents and records throughout the firm.

MindServer Legal Matters & Expertise enables attorneys and legal staff to quickly locate expertise within the firm relevant to a particular topic, industry, or matter. Behind the simple and intuitive presentation of information, MindServer dynamically generates objects such as matters, attorney profiles, and client summaries to provide the most current information available from across the firm. MindServer Legal is easily integrated into document management, billing, and matters management applications to provide a single, central access point to a firm's critical knowledge. As a result, attorneys and staff can find answers in seconds with one search.

About Cooley Godward LLP

Cooley Godward is an established provider of legal services and a recognized leader in the representation of private and public companies, financial institutions, venture capital firms and nonprofit organizations. Cooley's singular focus on providing the highest quality legal services has enabled its clients to achieve their strategic business objectives and garnered for Cooley recognition as one of the country's leading law firms.

About Recommind

Recommind's text management systems automatically find, organize, manage, and distribute large volumes of text from multiple sources. With faster access to the right information, organizations in law, media/publishing and government can save time, enhance the quality of work product, increase the value of information assets, and improve competitiveness and profits. Recommind's global customer base includes Bertelsmann, the US National Library of Medicine, and DuPont.

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