Cole to contribute pivotal expertise to eDiscovery, lit support, administrative and IT services consulting
Chadds Ford, PA – July 14, 2015 – Legal support services consulting firm Mattern & Associates, LLC (matternassoc.com) today announces legal services industry veteran, Stephen Cole, has joined the Mattern & Associates Executive Team. Highly regarded and well-known in the legal industry, Cole’s onboarding strengthens Mattern & Associates’ market leadership and will also contribute pivotal expertise as the company assists law firms as they tackle eDiscovery managed services, litigation support, administrative and IT services as the company continues its successful expansion into these areas.
As the law firm market demands continue to grow for consulting and outsourcing service providers, Mattern & Associates has been expanding its offerings and taking a marketing leading position on eDiscovery managed services and litigation support services consulting. Earlier this year, the company released an industry first-of-kind eDiscovery, Litigation Support Services and Cost Recovery Practices survey. With 59 law firms participating, the survey reveals key, actionable insights into how law firms are managing and billing these services across firm size and geographic location.
Cole brings a perfect skill set, a proven, successful track record and over twenty years of expertise in consulting for large law firms, extending from Litigation Support, Records & Information Management, Word Processing, Imaging, Cost Recovery to BPO and end-to-end eDiscovery services. Cole gained his experience both on the service provider and law firm sides including as the Vice President over the legal business unit at Pitney Bowes Management Services, a technology specialist at an AmLaw 50 firm, and most recently, a Regional Vice President of Ipro Tech, an advanced eDiscovery solution.
President and Founder of Mattern & Associates, Rob Mattern comments, “Mattern & Associates is excited to expand the depth of the expertise of our Executive Team, strengthening our abilities to provide stellar service to our clients in traditional areas of the back office as well as lead the market into the new. We are pleased to have someone of Stephen Cole’s caliber join the team and look forward to driving even more value to our clients.”
Stephen Cole adds, “Mattern & Associates has developed an impeccable reputation in traditional back office consulting and is leading the way into the areas not addressed by other firms such as eDiscovery managed services. My entire career has been laser-focused on how to drive efficiency and savings for law firms in a holistic way and not as ‘one-offs’– I am excited to bring that diverse knowledge and experience and assist Mattern & Associates achieve even more.”