SOURCE: Recommind

August 23, 2005 14:12 ET

DLA Piper Selects Recommind for Enterprise Search

National Implementation Will Help Lawyers Find Documents in Seconds

BERKELEY, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 23, 2005 -- Recommind, the leading provider of text management systems for law firms, announced that the law firm of DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary US LLP plans to expand its use of MindServer Legal Enterprise Search to all US offices in the combined firm. Recommind's MindServer Legal software will enable the firm's 1350 lawyers and their legal staff to quickly and accurately access information within the wide range of documents and content repositories across the newly combined firm.

"Utilizing technology to successfully represent each client is a core value at DLA Piper. Recommind had already become a valuable tool to the attorneys at Gray Cary, and we look forward to extending its use across the merged firm. It will facilitate access to information across our larger, combined practice areas and offices, enabling us to quickly leverage the firm's broad knowledge resources," said Don Jaycox, DLA Piper's CIO.

The MindServer platform is easily integrated into document management, portal, and collaboration tools to provide a single, central access point to a firm's critical knowledge. DLA Piper had an existing implementation of MindServer Legal Enterprise Search which was being used at the former Gray Cary law firm.

"We are very pleased that DLA Piper will be offering MindServer's advanced search capabilities to all 20 of its US offices," said Robert Tennant, Recommind's CEO. "Satisfied customers are the best evidence of the value we provide. By helping legal professionals quickly find the information they need from anywhere in the firm, we are supporting the fast and efficient delivery of service to their clients."

Recommind's powerful enterprise search system provides easy-to-use search capabilities that reduce the time and cost of organizing, finding, and using textual information from documents, presentations, news articles, emails, and web pages. MindServer Legal is easily integrated into document management, portal, and collaboration tools to provide a single, central access point to a firm's critical knowledge. As a result, attorneys and staff are able to find documents stored in multiple repositories in seconds with one search.

About DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary

DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary US LLP is a business law firm of 1,400 lawyers in offices throughout the US, whose core practices are real estate, corporate and securities, litigation, intellectual property and government affairs. Worldwide, DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary has 2,900 lawyers in 53 offices in 20 countries, including the United Kingdom, mainland Europe and Asia, offering leading practices in commercial, corporate and finance, human resources, litigation, real estate, regulatory and legislative, and technology, media and communications.

About Recommind

Recommind's search & automated categorization systems automatically organize, manage, and distribute huge volumes of text from multiple sources. With faster access to the right information, organizations in law, media/publishing, life sciences, and government can save time, enhance the quality of work product, increase the value of information assets, and improve competitiveness and profits. Founded by researchers from the University of California at Berkeley, MIT, and Brown University, Recommind is headquartered in Berkeley, Calif., and has offices in Bonn, Germany. For more information go to

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