We confess, we’re techies. We like our gadgets. And, as one of the world’s preeminent technology firms, we are great believers in the power of technology that enables us to provide service in a timely and efficient manner virtually anywhere. We invest resources in implementing state of the art technology and developing in-house customized systems in order to best meet client needs.
Extranets and Electronic Data Rooms
We provide secure extranet links between the firm and clients to facilitate the exchange of information in real time.
Extranets for Data Sharing with Clients. Our secure, simple to use, browser-based file sharing systems provide a reliable platform for sharing files or transferring data.
Trademark and Patent Extranets. Many clients look to us to manage extensive trademark and patent inventories. We do so using our proprietary Trademark and Patent Extranets. These extranets provide our clients with secure access to a wide variety of information specific to their matters, including reference materials, work product and status information.
Electronic Data Rooms. We create and maintain electronic data rooms for clients that are engaged in mergers, acquisitions, divestitures or other strategic transactions. Electronic data rooms also may be useful for clients engaged in financings where they may facilitate the diligence process.
Litigation Technology Tools: Our litigators and staff are trained in the use of an array of litigation management tools that are designed to support the rapid and reliable analysis and presentation of case data and graphics, including Concordance for litigation databases; LiveNote for transcript management; CaseSoft for case analysis; and Sanction for trial and arbitration presentations.
We invest in robust networks and best-in-class servers, desktops and laptops in order to ensure reliability and redundancy. We are able to share information with colleagues and clients around the globe by phone, BlackBerry and laptop. Attorneys receive electronic fax deliveries. We have access to our systems remotely and can work anywhere that has Wi-Fi access. The virtualization of key systems, combined with the use of MPLS networks, provide a reliable, redundant and consistent technology experience in all of our locations around the globe.
All of our offices are connected by internal conference bridges. We have videoconferencing facilities in all of our offices. We connect our clients and others together through a teleconference system available immediately around the world, 24 hours a day. Our Support Center provides us with high quality technical support 24/7/365.
For situations that require extra security, we can encrypt email communications.
International language support
Our technology systems are fully capable of producing documents and e-mails in all major business languages that may be involved in client transactions.
In order to take maximum advantage of the collective experience of our lawyers, we have developed a number of important knowledge management systems and tools. These systems improve our efficiency.
AnswerBase. AnswerBase is our award-winning enterprise search engine. The search engine enables us to access the firm’s best and most pertinent practice materials, internal research, attorney experience, client and matter information and other important firm information. AnswerBase has won a number of awards, including an award from Law Technology News ("Best Collaboration in Implementing Enterprise Search") and Citytech Global Tech Leaders Top 100 ("Law Firm Project of the Year").
Knowledge Exchange. Our Knowledge Exchange database makes documents, forms, templates, precedent, briefs, practice materials and internal research available to all attorneys.