3E Provides Superior Flexibility to Meet Evolving Client Needs and Industry Requirements

LOS ANGELES, October 7, 2014 – Thomson Reuters Elite, part of the Legal business of Thomson Reuters, today announced that BuckleySandler LLP, a premier financial services and criminal & civil enforcement defense law firm, has made the decision to upgrade its core financial and practice management technology with 3E. With nearly 160 attorneys located in Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, and London, BuckleySandler provides best-in-class legal counsel to help clients with their global legal, regulatory, enforcement, transactional, and legislative challenges, while also providing practical business solutions. 3E is an integral component of Elite’s enterprise business management solution (EBMS), built to help firms manage all critical areas of the business.

“Our firm is committed to investing in the most advanced, comprehensive, and scalable technology available to better enable us to meet client needs in the most cost effective manner possible,” said Jeffrey Connor, Chief Financial Officer at BuckleySandler. “We set out to find the most advanced financial analytics and financial reporting system available and concluded that 3E is the premium solution designed for firms our size and the only solution that has been built from the ground up on current technology capable of delivering on the broader set of business requirements demanded in our competitive environment. Elite’s new streamlined implementation approach, combined with 3E’s superior level of functionality and flexibility, ensures our business is agile in the face of new requirements as they continue to emerge in coming years.”

3E’s next generation technology grows with BuckleySandler, providing a powerful capacity for adaptation. The firm recognized the benefits of 3E with its extensive range of out of the box functionality, a common set of services, and a highly scalable foundation on which the business can customize the solution to the way the firm operates. Every screen in 3E is collaboration and workflow enabled, making it easy to automate processes and drive knowledge across the firm. In addition, built-in metrics, analytics, and reporting tools provide constant feedback and effective performance management.

“We are pleased that, BuckleySandler, a law firm with a strong reputation for business acumen and innovative management, selected the industry-leading 3E solution to foster growth and optimize performance with scalable technology,” said Elisabet Hardy, Vice President of Product Management at Elite. “Because of 3E’s customizable functionality, BuckleySandler is able to continuously adjust the way it operates, improving its ability to respond to client needs as business and technology requirements evolve.”

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 attorneys and staff to easily track and manage activity on a multi-office, global scale. Visit 3E for more information.

BuckleySandler represents the 10 largest banks in the United States, 22 of the top 25 bank holding companies, 9 of the top 10 mortgage lending companies, the top 10 servicing companies, the top 10 credit card issuers, as well as numerous community and regional banks, money transmitters, payment systems, digital commerce firms, and non-bank consumer and commercial finance companies. The firm regularly advises major private equity firms and other financial sponsors in connection with regulatory and transactional matters and represents individuals and corporate entities in a variety of complex civil litigation and civil and criminal enforcement matters. Chambers USA, a ranking of leading law firms based on client and peer research, ranked BuckleySandler and 13 of its partners in top financial services and litigation categories for 2014 and recognized the Firm for its “core excellence in the consumer finance space complemented by recognized strength in handling regulatory enforcements and investigations…” For more information, visit BuckleySandler.

Thomson Reuters Elite is the leading global provider of innovative business management solutions that enable law firms and professional services organizations to streamline operations, maximize efficiency, and increase visibility into all aspects of their businesses. Elite is focused on enabling firms of all sizes and locations to meet their true potential and provide the best service for their clients. For more information, visit Elite.