Rob Mattern of Mattern & Associates to Conduct Soft Cost Recovery Workshop at Hildebrandt Institute 10th Annual COO & CFO Forum in New York City

New York City, NY – October 20, 2011 – Legal support services consulting firm Mattern & Associates, LLC ( announces its president and founder, Rob Mattern, will be leading a workshop focused on improving soft cost recovery at the Hildebrandt Institute’s 10th Annual COO & CFO Forum tomorrow, October 21st,  at 8am at The Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City.  This year’s COO & CFO Forum will focus on law firm profitability during economic uncertainty, and Mr. Mattern’s insights, based on the Mattern & Associates’ 2010 Cost Recovery Survey, will be a helpful resource for attendees who are responsible for their firm’s bottom line.

Mattern & Associates provides unbiased consulting services to law firms in the areas of support services, cost recovery and output management and is credited with developing the Mattern Method®, a proprietary process to analyze and benchmark workflows and contracts in the legal environment, as well as the bi-annual Cost Recovery Survey, widely recognized as the legal market’s preeminent source of unbiased cost recovery benchmarking data.

Rob Mattern remarks, “We are honored to lead this workshop at The Hildebrandt Institute for a C-level audience.  Law firms have been hit hard by the economic downturn and are looking for ways to improve the bottom line.  Mattern & Associates is glad to provide the industry knowledge and expertise in cost recovery which allows firms to do just that.  I look forward to facilitating a dynamic, educational workshop.”