Cooley Experiences Successful Go-Live Implementation of ELITE 3E
LOS ANGELES, June 14, 2011 – Cooley LLP is officially live on the ELITE 3E financial and practice management platform. With 650 attorneys in nine U.S. offices, the Cooley 3E installation is the largest in North America for Elite, a Thomson Reuters business.
Cooley management selected 3E to help increase efficiencies by leveraging its advanced technology and embedding the firm’s business rules into the software. Now that Cooley has completed the installation, the firm looks forward to leveraging Elite’s innovative technology, workflow capabilities and flexibility.
“We are now able to manage our finance and accounting departments with even greater functionality and efficiency,” said Lisanne Morales, Cooley LLP’s chief financial officer. “We were very pleased with Elite’s support during the conversion process and follow-on training, and are confident that 3E’s flexibility and advanced technology will prove to be a significant advantage as we continue to grow.”
The Phase I rollout of the 3E included Billing, Accounts Payable, General Ledger, Trust, Collections, BizTalk integrations, Crystal templates, Clarity Financials, and eBillingHub.
“We are proud of this smooth implementation, which is a testament to the collaboration of our teams and our conversion process,” said Kim Massana, president of Elite. “Cooley represents another great example of how 3E can support current and future business needs.”
Elite 3E offers powerful core financial and practice management features and built-in application development capabilities - all seamlessly integrated into one high-performance system. Designed from the ground up on Microsoft.NET, 3E provides an integrated development environment that enables firms to become more agile in responding to client needs. A full suite of capabilities is delivered through a consistent web-based user experience that allows staff to track and manage easily activity on a multi-office, global scale.
About Cooley LLP
Cooley's 650 attorneys have an entrepreneurial spirit and deep, substantive experience, and are committed to solving clients' most challenging legal matters. From small companies with big ideas to international enterprises with diverse legal needs, Cooley has the breadth of legal resources to enable companies of all sizes to seize opportunities in today's global marketplace. The firm represents clients across a broad array of dynamic industry sectors, including technology, life sciences, venture capital, clean energy, real estate and retail.
Cooley has full-service offices in major business and technology centers nationwide: Palo Alto, CA, New York, NY, San Diego, CA, San Francisco, CA, Reston, VA, Broomfield, CO, Washington, DC, Boston, MA and Seattle, WA.
About Thomson Reuters Elite
Thomson Reuters Elite offers an end-to-end enterprise business management solution that allows law firms and professional services organizations to run all operational aspects of their firms including business development, risk management, client and matter management, and financial management. For over 60 years, we’ve demonstrated we understand the business and financial aspects of firm operations, with proven tools that streamline processes to increase visibility and workflow efficiency across the organization and provide the flexibility to change and grow your business. For more information, visit Elite.
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