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Wolters Kluwer ELM Solutions

January 27, 2016 09:11 ET

Wolters Kluwer ELM Solutions Drives Discussion at Legaltech 2016

Thought Leaders Focus on Integrated Ecosystem Approach and Better Law Firm Collaboration

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwired - Jan 27, 2016) - Wolters Kluwer ELM Solutions, the global market leader in transformational, technology-based solutions for legal, compliance, and risk management, will sponsor two panel sessions at Legaltech, Feb. 2-4, in New York. As the industry's largest and most important trade event focusing on technology for corporate legal departments and law firms, this event provides legal and practice management professionals with insights and hands-on access to leading-edge solutions that help make their operations more efficient and profitable.

ELM Solutions has gathered several nationally recognized leaders in their fields to drive conversation in two panel discussions. Participants attending one or both of these panels qualify for MCLE continuing education credits through the CLE Center, the premier provider of online continuing legal education programs. The ELM Solutions sessions are:

"Leveraging the enterprise legal management ecosystem for growth"
Tuesday, Feb. 2, 10:00-11:00 a.m., Concourse D

This panel discussion will focus on how an integrated Enterprise Legal Management ecosystem can simplify legal operations, improve collaboration, increase visibility, and enable more proactive and strategic management. Panel members will also describe the benefits of expanding spend and matter management technology to other business processes. Participants will discuss how law departments have successfully integrated matter and spend management with other systems, and the benefits they have achieved.

Participants include: Bob Bjornsti, head of Operations, AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company; Chris Michaelis, enterprise architect and manager of LPG Business Solutions, Intel Corporation; Jeff Novak, asst. general counsel, VO of Legal Operations, AOL; Hans Bengard, National Sales director, ELM Solutions

"Driving Win-Win Law Firm and Client Collaboration: Shared Goals, Metrics, and Budgets"
Tuesday, February 2, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Concourse D

In today's legal climate, corporate clients are asked to do more with less while law firms are increasingly seeking opportunities to improve efficiency and enhance client collaboration. Attendees will gain perspective from both corporate legal professionals and law firms on the secret sauce behind win-win, mutually beneficial partnerships

Participants include: Chris Ende, managing director, Pricing & LPM, Goodwin Proctor; Ed Lazartic, Strategic Legal Fees Management manager, Wells Fargo; Holly Montalvo, director Legal Analytics, Law Firm Segment, Wolters Kluwer ELM Solutions; Bill Sowinski, director of Decision Support Services, Wolters Kluwer ELM Solutions

In addition to sponsored events, ELM Solutions will be on-hand at booth # 500 to demonstrate new features and enhancements to its core technology portfolio including Passport®, Tymetrix® 360 and LegalVIEW®. Those visiting the booth may enter to win an Amazon Echo.

About Wolters Kluwer ELM Solutions:
Wolters Kluwer ELM Solutions is the industry pioneer and global market leader in Enterprise Legal Management software and services. Through comprehensive technology solutions, in-depth data and analytics, and professional services, Wolters Kluwer ELM Solutions helps the largest and best-run legal and claims organizations address the intricate complexities they face and ultimately make better business decisions. Follow ELM Solutions on Twitter and LinkedIn

Wolters Kluwer is a global information services company that provides information, software, and services to professionals in four main areas: law, tax, finance and healthcare. The company reported 2014 annual revenues of EUR 3.7 billion ($4.2 billion). The group serves customers in over 170 countries, and employs 19,000 people worldwide. 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.

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