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LexisNexis CounselLink Seminar: Legal Departments Under Pressure

  LexisNexis CounselLink Seminar: Legal Departments Under Pressure

    Interactive Workshop Provides Practical Strategies for Law Department
   Operations Leaders on How to Effectively Manage Operations, Process and
                                Relationships

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- June 5, 2013

LexisNexis^® Legal & Professional, a leading provider of content and
technology solutions, announced today a seminar for law department operations
leaders. The event, titled Legal Departments Under Pressure: Effective
Management of Operations, Processes, and Relationships, features an
interactive blue chip panel which will provide pragmatic advice on how to
improve the management of legal department operations.

The three-hour seminar, brought to you by Sandpiper Partners and sponsored by
LexisNexis, provider of CounselLink^®, corporate matter and legal spend
management software, brings together a diverse and experienced panel of
experts focused on the most pressing issues currently facing inside counsel.
Attendees will leave with practical strategies and tactics for how to:

  *More effectively manage law firm relationships, structure and budgets.
  *Align with the General Counsel’s strategic vision and demonstrate law
    department value.
  *Collaborate with adjacent business units such as Finance, IT, HR, Risk and
    Security.
  *Improve processes for procuring services, developing statements of work
    and managing vendors.
  *Negotiate contracts and manage budgets to deliver the best legal value.
  *Address special issues including BYOD, litigation management, cyber
    security and protection.

“The dynamics of the legal industry, including budget pressures and the need
to demonstrate value in terms business leaders can understand, means the days
of managing legal departments based on gut-feelings or anecdotal information
are over,” said Kris Satkunas, director of Strategic Consulting with
LexisNexis® CounselLink®. “This seminar is unique because it is aimed at
providing actionable advice to the law department management staff, which is
well positioned to drive efficiency in the law departments.”

The workshop is complimentary for law department staff and attorneys and
includes breakfast.

What:   Practical Strategies for Law Department COOs and Heads of Operations
When:    Wednesday, June 19, 2013, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Where:   The Yale Club, New York City

Blue chip panelists include:

  *Cesar Apostol, vice president Finance, The Blackstone Group
  *Rose Battaglia, global chief operating, Officer for Legal and Compliance,
    Deutsche Bank AG
  *Laura Caponi, head of Legal Operations, Bristol-Myers Squibb
  *Jeffrey S. Isaacs, managing director and Chief Operating Officer, Legal,
    Goldman Sachs & Co.
  *Lani Quarmby, associate general counsel & senior vice president, Bank of
    America
  *Moderator: Kris Satkunas, director of Strategic Consulting with LexisNexis
    CounselLink

To register, please contact Lisa Colombo by email at
lisacolombo@sandpiperpartners.com or by phone at (973) 278-8800. A detailed
agenda is available for download online.

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. 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. 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.

Contact:

LexisNexis Legal & Professional
Frank Strong, 919-415-3071
frank.strong@lexisnexis.com
 
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