LexisNexis Adds Customization Tools to Its CounselLink Solution for
Corporate Legal Departments
Easy-to-Use Configuration Tools Enable Users to Manage All of Their Legal
Matters More Efficiently and Effectively
NEW YORK -- April 23, 2013
LexisNexis^® Legal & Professional (www.lexisnexis.com), a leading provider of
content and technology solutions, today announced enhancements to its
CounselLink^® matter management and e-billing legal department software that
enable authorized users to add and customize various fields and screen views
within the application. These User-Configurable Data Fields (UCDFs) combined
with a powerful new rules engine, streamline and improve a corporate legal
teams’ ability to manage all their legal matters.
“By giving users the ability to customize the way they interact with matter
data inside the CounselLink application, we’re giving them an efficient way to
personalize the user experience and save time and money by doing the
customization work themselves,” said Jonah Paransky, vice president and
managing director for LexisNexis CounselLink. “There is a clear market need
for matter management solutions that offer individual lawyers the flexibility
to tailor the way they access and view matter data so we’ve created a simple
but powerful set of customization tools inside of CounselLink to deliver that
Easy to use “drag and drop” configuration options enable users with little or
no programming experience to design their own custom screen layouts.
Additional configuration options can be used to create business rules that
among other things, dynamically change the types of fields available for data
entry to help improve the speed and accuracy of data capture.
System administrators also have the flexibility to create and configure
different matter templates to meet the needs of various practice groups within
the legal department. This enables users within each group to view and access
relevant information more easily without having to navigate through multiple
screens and data fields that are not relevant to their needs.
HyperionGP Research’s recently published, MarketView™ Report, entitled
Enterprise Legal Management: Electronic Billing and Matter Management Systems
for Corporations, has recognized LexisNexis as an Advanced Solution provider.
In assessing CounselLink, HyperionGP noted that “LexisNexis has significantly
enhanced the CounselLink solution, both in core e-billing and matter
management. Clients can expect a steady stream of innovation coming from
LexisNexis’ corporate software development center of excellence.” A copy of
the full report can be found at www.hgpresearch.com.
LexisNexis^® CounselLink^® is an industry-leading matter management, e-billing
and legal hold solution for corporate legal department leaders. The software
enables corporate law departments to more effectively and efficiently manage
their matters and legal spend, while at the same time optimizing their outside
counsel relationships. The service consists of comprehensive matter management
functionality, robust e-billing capabilities, actionable reporting and
analysis tools, and various outside counsel collaboration features. More
information about CounselLink matter management and e-billing software can be
found at www.counsellink.com.
About LexisNexis Legal & Professional
LexisNexis^® Legal & Professional (www.lexisnexis.com) is a leading global
provider of content and technology solutions that enable professionals in
legal, corporate, tax, government, academic and non-profit organizations to
make informed decisions and achieve better business outcomes. As a digital
pioneer, the company was the first to bring legal and business information
online with its Lexis^® and Nexis^® services. Today, LexisNexis harnesses
leading-edge technology and world-class content, to help professionals work in
faster, easier and more effective ways. Through close collaboration with its
customers, the company ensures organizations can leverage its solutions to
reduce risk, improve productivity, increase profitability and grow their
business. Part of Reed Elsevier, Inc. LexisNexis Legal & Professional serves
customers in more than 100 countries with 10,000 employees worldwide.
LexisNexis helps professionals at law firms and legal departments of all sizes
manage the business element of their practice with innovative software and
mobile solutions for customer relationship management, competitive
intelligence gathering and assessment, time and billing management, matter
management, client analysis, legal holds and more.
LexisNexis Legal & Professional
Frank Strong, 919-415-3071
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