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Technology in the legal service industry isn’t about having the shiniest new toys. The value of technology lies in its power to deliver clients greater performance at a better price.
According to BTI, that is exactly what Womble Carlyle is doing. Womble Carlyle ranked in the top 5 percent of 650 large corporate law firms surveyed for “using technology more effectively or in new ways to add value to clients.” BTI surveyed more than 3,700 of the world’s largest companies for its BTI Brand Elite 2014 report, which ranks Womble Carlyle as an Innovation Leader.
One example of how Womble Carlyle employs technology to provide value: the Case Management Facility.
The CMF works with clients in mass tort litigation to create a secure, online “virtual” filing cabinet where client litigation materials are housed, organized and easily searchable and accessible to in-house counsel and their law firms. The CMF’s database allows in-house, national and local counsel in multiple jurisdictions to communicate with each other in real time in a secure environment, to electronically and instantly access all work product, and to reduce costs.