Rob Mattern, will present, “Strategic Expense Management & Successful Cost Recovery in Today’s Legal Market” and, “RFPs – The Solution for Searching for Your Next Provider” at the ALA National Conference at the Music City Center in Nashville on Wednesday, May 20 at 8-9am and 3-4pm respectively. Mattern & Associates is exhibiting at booth #732.
The 13th Annual COO CFO Forum starts Thursday at the Crowne Plaza hotel in Manhattan. This is one of the industry’s premiere events, designed for law firm COOs and CFOs to convene and discuss market strategies affecting the business of law. We always look forward to Dan Pietro and James Jones kicking off the event with a deep dive into market trends and analysis.
Mattern & Associates is proud to be a sponsor of the second annual PwC Law Firm Services Global Forum to be held in New York City this June 4th through 5th at the PwC building on Madison and 42nd Street. This year, the event will bring together law firm executives and partners from across the US and the globe to share points-of-view and provide strategic approaches to the business of law.
This time of year is budget time at most law firms. Firms are looking in every nook and cranny to find ways to reduce expenses. One of the quickest and most efficient ways to reduce expenses is consolidating services and contracts under a sole source.
The advantages of a sole source–if the contract is structured properly–are:
- Lower pricing.
In a guest column today for LegalITProfessionals titled “Output Mangement: The Nirvana Strategy,” I put forth the argument that, in light of increases in output volume law firms are experiencing, this actually ushers in a key opportunity for firms to increase workflow productivity and capture cost-efficiencies through output management.
The overall volume of output (copies,