HARTFORD, CT--(Marketwire - Jan 29, 2013) - TyMetrix, the global leader in intelligent solutions for managing the business of law, announced today that it is sponsoring the panel session track, "Big Data and the Business of Law: Gaining Perspective on your Performance vs. your Peers," at LegalTech® New York 2013, taking place today through Thursday, at The Hilton New York located at 1335 Avenue of Americas in New York.
This timely and enlightening topic examines the "new normal" in managing the business of law and goes in-depth to demonstrate how Big Data and analytics are changing the way law firms and corporate law departments work and interact. Attendees will gain insight from leading law firms and corporate counsels about how they are making data-aided decisions to transform their organizations and the industry.
TyMetrix panel tracks are scheduled to take place tomorrow, Wednesday, January 30, in the Sutton North Room. They are:
- Buying Legal Services in the "New Normal," 10:30 - 11:45 a.m. Dr. Silvia Hodges, Director, Research Services, TyMetrix Legal Analytics, will review trends impacting the buying and selling of legal services. How and when should you use competitive bidding? How do you know if you should respond to an RFP? How do you unlock competitive intelligence insights? Panelists include: Andy Krebs, Global Commodity Manager of Intel; Krissa Spence, VP, Attorney and Strategist at KeyCorp; David Paige, Managing Director of Sterling Analytics; and Madhav Srinivasan, Head of Financial Planning & Analysis of Paul Weiss.
- Transforming the Law Firm through Big Data and Analytics, 2:00 - 3:15 p.m. Holly Montalvo, National Director, Law Firm Segment, TyMetrix Legal Analytics, will lead a panel of thought leaders from top law firms on how they are transforming pricing and operations practices through industry benchmarks and analytics. Panelists include: Steven Campbell, COO of Dykema Gossett; Carla Goldstein, Chief Strategic Innovations Officer of Seyfarth Shaw; Bob Menefee, Director Practice Management of Bracewell & Guiliani; and Peter Secor, Directory of Strategic Pricing of Pepper Hamilton.
- Evolving the Law Department Through Data-Aided Decision Making, 3:45 - 5:00 p.m. Craig Raeburn, Jr., Managing Director, TyMetrix Legal Analytics, will lead a panel discussion on how corporate law department leaders are evolving into data-aided decision making organizations using benchmark analytics to improve performance and transparency. Panelists include: Karen Dunning, Director of Legal Ops of Motorola Solutions; Lauren Trapp, Director of Pricing of Motorola Solutions; Arthur Bronson, Deputy General Counsel & Group Vice President of M&T Bank; and Bob Ingato, Executive Vice President General Counsel and Secretary of CIT.
"There is a clear indication that legal professionals recognize the importance of analyzing their business data and are actively seeking solutions that can help them improve the business of law," said Craig Raeburn, managing director, TyMetrix Legal Analytics. "Using benchmark analytics to improve performance and transparency and create competitive intelligence is the next great frontier in the legal industry. We are excited to bring this critical intelligence to the forefront at LegalTech."
TyMetrix will be located at booth #407 at LegalTech New York 2013. For more information on how TyMetrix Legal Analytics combines big data, critical expertise, and intuitive tools to deliver business intelligence and benchmarking solutions for corporate law departments, claims organizations and law firms, go to www.tymetrix.com/products/legal-analytics
TyMetrix is the global market leader in delivering intelligent solutions that empower corporate legal departments, law firms and claims organizations to manage the business of law. It provides clients with quality legal management software, services and solutions, including e-billing, matter management and performance metrics, and the expertise required to manage risk, reduce costs and gain the insight required to meet their strategic objectives.
TyMetrix Legal Analytics, a complementary business to TyMetrix's core software offerings, combines unparalleled analytical and legal domain expertise with LegalVIEW® -- the world's largest permission based contributory data warehouse of legal performance data -- to provide predictive and analytical models, benchmarking and insights to legal departments and all professionals involved in managing the business of law. TyMetrix is part of Wolters Kluwer Corporate Legal Services. For more information, please visit www.tymetrix.com.
About Wolters Kluwer Corporate Legal Services
Wolters Kluwer Corporate Legal Services is the leader in legal process and business performance management. It delivers the people, products and processes to drive transparency, ensure accountability and provide organized, accurate and actionable information for legal, financial and insurance professionals. CLS's business brands -- CT Corporation, NRAI, BizFilings, Corsearch, CT Lien Solutions and TyMetrix -- empower organizations to make better business decisions and be more efficient in today's highly transparent business environment.
Wolters Kluwer Corporate Legal Service is a part of Wolters Kluwer, a market-leading global information services company. Wolters Kluwer had 2011 annual revenues of EUR 3.4 billion, employs approximately 19,000 people worldwide, and maintains operations across Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. Wolters Kluwer is headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands. Its shares are quoted on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices. Visit the Wolters Kluwer website for more information.