SOURCE: Recommind

August 30, 2011 14:30 ET

Cassels Brock Chooses Recommind for Enterprise Search

Recommind's Decisiv Search Provides Leading Canadian Law Firm With Unified Access to Documents, Matters and Expertise

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Aug 30, 2011) - Recommind, the leader in predictive information management software, today announced that Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP, a leading Canadian law firm, has chosen Recommind's Decisiv Search for unified access to documents, matters and expertise across the firm. Based on the patented CORE™ (Context Optimized Relevancy Engine) platform, Recommind's solution will replace a legacy search system and serve as the basis for Cassels Brock's new information management system.

Following a careful review of leading enterprise search options, Cassels Brock selected Recommind's Decisiv Search for its unmatched concept search technology, comprehensive matter views, powerful add-on modules and ease of implementation. Decisiv Search provides a wide range of features attuned to the needs of the legal industry, including in-depth phrase search, dynamic term highlighting and HTML document preview, and auto-generated Smart Filters for rapid refinement of search results.

"With 200 lawyers focused on Canada's most dynamic business sectors, we needed an enterprise search solution that is able to quickly deliver the information needed by our lawyers and staff," said John Gillies, Director of Practice Support, Cassels Brock. "Recommind's Decisiv Search gave us exactly what we were looking for: a very advanced enterprise search with innovative access to matter-based information. When we considered how easily Recommind's solution integrated with our existing information systems, as well as their commitment to the needs of our industry, the choice became clear."

The powerful concept-based search technology in Recommind's Decisiv Search will enable Cassels Brock's 525 lawyers and staff to instantly find and access a wealth of internal and external information from the firm's iManage document management system.

Cassels Brock attorneys will also benefit from Recommind's Matters & Expertise module for Decisiv Search. Matters & Expertise will give them the ability to easily search for and locate colleagues with relevant experience and knowledge of particular subjects. The enhanced Matter View provides attorneys with easy access to a matter file, all from the same search interface.

"Professional services firms who collaborate with clients in multiple verticals frequently face the difficult task of finding relevant information quickly and accurately," said Dan Bellopede, Director of Sales, Recommind. "Lawyers in particular need to search and analyze tremendous amounts of information under incredibly tight deadlines. To work most effectively, they need a reliable and accurate solution that can quickly locate and retrieve information from numerous distributed data stores while minimizing the amount of time they spend searching. Leading firms like Cassels Brock have recognized that Recommind's highly automated and accurate search solution provides a distinct competitive advantage, making their lawyers more strategic and the entire organization more nimble and responsive."

About Cassels Brock
Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP ( is a full-service business law firm with more than 200 lawyers serving the transaction, advocacy and advisory needs of Canada's most dynamic business sectors.

About Recommind Inc.
Recommind is the leader in predictive information management software, delivering search-powered business applications that transform the way enterprises, government entities and law firms conduct eDiscovery, enterprise search, and information governance. Recommind's solutions are all built on the CORE (Context Optimized Relevancy Engine) platform, which automatically accesses, organizes and analyzes large volumes of information in context from myriad sources. With greater control over and more accurate access to information, organizations can lower risk, heighten productivity, increase the value of information assets and improve competitiveness and profitability. Recommind customers include AstraZeneca, BMW, Cisco, Clifford Chance, DuPont, Marathon Oil, Morgan Lewis, US Department of Energy (DOE), White & Case and WilmerHale. Recommind is headquartered in San Francisco and has offices in Boston, London and Bonn, Germany. For more information, go to

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