While the legal requirements to provide employees with paid or unpaid leave for family and medical issues become more complex, the leave-management tools and services available to employers continue to expand.
Employers with the budget to do so are outsourcing—often to a single vendor—leave-management tasks for the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and state and local leave ordinances, according to recently released findings from a survey of 1,203 employers conducted in 2017. Employers with the resources to manage leave internally are increasingly using technology to assist them.
Clutch Group provides litigation, compliance, and legal services to major Fortune 500 companies in sectors with large legal exposure (Finance, Life Sciences, Natural Resources, etc.). By using purpose-built technology solutions to extract deep insights from large data volumes, the company transformed its business approach of helping client firms make better legal decisions.
In recent years, the legal marketplace has seen an influx of new start-ups and new entrants looking to challenge the long-standing service model offered by law firms to their clients. Traditionally, clients looked to their law firms to provide a full range of legal and legal-related services, i.e., to handle every aspect of a matter, even including those activities that did not involve the direct provision of legal services. Today, by contrast, consumers of legal services find themselves the beneficiaries of a new and growing number of nontraditional service providers that are changing the way legal work is getting done.
These alternative providers comprise a new sector of the legal market, one that is emerging and evolving rapidly, but is still very much in its infancy.
Law firms are – or should be – rethinking the way they approach the delivery of legal services and leveraging service providers to achieve the efficiency their clients are demanding. According to the Alternative Legal Service Study, 51% of law firms report using an Alternative Legal Service Provider (ALSP) such as a managed review provider for at least one type of service today. And the use among law firms is set to grow dramatically in the next five years.
Published By: Vindicia
Published Date: Oct 04, 2017
Consumers and businesses can subscribe to a virtually infinite array of products and services. From meal delivery and financial advice to legal services and weight-loss coaching, people try to keep using services that fit their needs. The subscription business model is having an equally dramatic impact on businesses like yours. Instead of investing in customer acquisition in hopes that customers will simply make a one-time purchase, you entice people into making a recurring commitment to your offering.
Published By: dinCloud
Published Date: Jun 19, 2018
As a professional in the legal industry, you may have been reading articles and hearing from colleagues about the traction and momentum for cloud services. Deciphering cloud solutions for your particular needs is still convoluted.
A common use case is cloud backup and in many cases, multiple, redundant copies of legal files. Whether it is misplacing or losing data or in the case of a natural disaster, backups are a necessary part of this business.
Published By: Proofpoint
Published Date: Apr 06, 2012
Gartner, Inc. positions Proofpoint in the Challengers quadrant in its 2011 Magic Quadrant for the Enterprise Information Archiving (email archiving, file archiving, social media archiving, retention management, eDiscovery, search, legal hold) market.
Dickinson Wright PLLC has a long history of success – founded in 1878, the law firm has been serving clients for more than a century. From offices in Michigan and Washington D.C., Dickinson Wright’s 450+ employees deliver comprehensive legal services to organizations of all sizes – from individuals and new ventures to small and large companies to government units.
Published By: Arkadin
Published Date: Sep 11, 2013
The legal industry, like almost all others, is faced with doing more with fewer resources. This whitepaper provides valuable information on how remote collaboration solutions such as audio, video, and web conferencing can help lower costs, increase productivity, and drive incremental revenue.
Published By: BlackBerry
Published Date: Apr 13, 2010
In recent years, law firms have enjoyed remarkable financial returns due to a strong global economy, free flowing capital and a high level of demand for legal services. Law firm revenues and profits continued to be strong, even during the dotcom bust, the post 9/11 slowdown and the increasing cost of associate recruitment and retention. This success could be partly explained by the growth imperative in law firms: they must continue to grow, either by acquisition, or by recruiting laterals or associates, because law firm economics correlates size with profits. And many firms grew rapidly in the past several years.
Published By: BlackBerry
Published Date: Aug 10, 2009
In recent years, law firms have enjoyed remarkable financial returns due to a strong global
economy, free flowing capital and a high level of demand for legal services. Law firm revenues and profits continued to be strong, even during the dotcom bust, the post 9/11 slowdown and the increasing cost of associate recruitment and retention. This success could be partly explained by the growth imperative in law firms: they must continue to grow, either by acquisition, or by recruiting laterals or associates, because law firm economics correlates size with profits. And many firms grew rapidly in the past several years.
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