More and more firms are making the move to a Managed Services environment for E-Discovery. Specifically, firms are entering into multi-year contracts with committed levels of spend for processing and hosting. There are number of compelling reasons – steeply discounted rates, mitigating the risk of hosting client data, getting access to best-in-class software, obtaining true disaster recovery,
Your firm’s office supplies contracts are an easy way to save money and improve services. What key items should your Office Supplies contract contain?
1. Defined and limited price increases – Limited to annual and limited to % increase. Don’t leave your price increases undefined.
2. Firm cancellation terms – You want terms that allow you cancel for convenience,
Preparing for 2016 with Cost Recovery and Improved Back-Office Strategies
Welcome to the first 2016 edition of Mattern Matters.
As the leading experts on traditional back office and cost recovery consulting, we’re hopeful that the articles presented in this issue of Mattern Matters can help you to prioritize and set a successful course for the coming year.
2016 is in full swing, and so too soon will be the 2016 Mattern & Associates Cost Recovery Survey. We’ve been conducting this bi-annual survey since 2004 and, during that time, it has become an industry resource for tracking the cost recovery practices of law firms across size and geography.
As we try to predict what the 2016 survey will tell us,