Mattern & Associates Delivers Executive Breakfast Workshop at the 13th Annual COO CFO Forum in New York City

New York City– October 22, 2014– Legal support services consulting firm Mattern & Associates, LLC ( will be leading off day two of the 13th Annual COO CFO Forum in New York City with an Executive Breakfast Workshop on Friday, October 24th at 8:30am: “Strategic Expense Management and Successful Cost Recovery in Today’s Legal Market.” The firm’s president, Rob Mattern, will lead the Forum attendees’ that morning, delivering a dynamic discussion on concrete strategies which optimize the law firm back office both operationally and financially as well as significantly improve cost recoveries.

The COO CFO forum is a premiere, two-day event designed for law firm COOs and CFOs to convene and discuss market strategies affecting the business of law. Forum organizers emphasize the practical aspects of the business of law and high level insight into profit strategy, risk management, and growth.

Rob’s executive workshop will explore how firms can further reduce their back-office expenses while improving services to attorney end-users by taking advantage of the changing legal market landscape. Rob will address whether cost recovery is a key component of strategic expense management and, if so, what do today’s successful cost recovery strategies look like. This portion of the discussion will incorporate the results of the 2014 Mattern & Associates Cost Recovery Survey and illustrate how to use the Survey data to structure law firms’ operations to maximize recovery.

Rob Mattern remarks, “We are long time sponsors of the COO CFO Forum in New York and look forward to another great event this year. This year, we are focusing on delivering strategies to law industry leaders which optimize the current market, greatly improve their back office operations, and capture substantial savings for the firm’s bottom line—the triple win. It requires outside-of-the-box thinking and we’re pleased to take that lead on this dynamic discussion.”