Leading Mid-size Firm Becomes First in the United States to Select MatterSphere, First in North America to Sign Dual Agreement with MatterSphere and 3E
LOS ANGELES, Jun. 25, 2013 – Thomson Reuters Elite today announced that leading national mid-size firm Foley & Mansfield has selected MatterSphere as its matter management solution and 3E as its financial time and billing platform. With the agreement, the firm becomes the first MatterSphere law firm client in the United States, as well as the first law firm in North America to sign a dual agreement with MatterSphere and 3E.
Foley & Mansfield, recently named to the 2013 National Law Journal 350 list, serves clients ranging from multi-national corporations to small businesses and individuals from offices in Minneapolis, Chicago, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Oakland, St. Louis, and Seattle. When lateral expansion began to hinder the firm’s technology and support infrastructure, its decision makers decided to seek better alternatives for holistic matter management, introduce a robust document and contact management solution, and upgrade their finance and back office technology.
“To support the continued growth of our firm, we turned to Thomson Reuters Elite to provide a powerful matter and contact management solution to aid us with our document management needs and improve our management processes with unified functionality,” said Peter Torseth, Foley & Mansfield’s Director of Finance. “After a thorough evaluation, our decision was solidified when we realized there wasn’t anything else on the market that could offer an enterprise-wide platform the way Thomson Reuters Elite could. It was logical to integrate solutions from the same provider and we are looking forward to streamlining our practice with both MatterSphere and 3E.”
“Foley & Mansfield’s dual agreement with MatterSphere and 3E breaks ground on many fronts,” said Cary Burch, president of Thomson Reuters Elite. “We are thrilled that MatterSphere has entered the U.S. market with a leading national firm. Equally as exciting, is the first joint deal of MatterSphere and 3E in North America. Our goal has always been to support the firm’s needs in the long run, and I’m excited by the resulting opportunities for their growing practice.”
MatterSphere integrates with 3E, Enterprise, and many other financial management and document management platforms. It is embedded in the Microsoft Office environment to unite operations and promote collaboration across the enterprise and with a firm’s clients. Visit MatterSphere for more information.
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 easily track and manage activity on a multi-office, global scale. Visit 3E for more information.
About Foley & Mansfield
Foley & Mansfield is a national law firm with a diverse practice of business and trial attorneys in ten offices across the U.S. Recently named a “Go-To” Law Firm for Fortune 500 clients, the firm provides a broad spectrum of services to clients across the country. To learn more about how we can serve your business, visit Foley & Mansfield.
Elite is the leading global provider of an end-to-end enterprise business management solution, which 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 more information, visit Elite.