Firm360 Litigation Monitor Enhances Integration With Leading Content
Thomson West’s leading market intelligence service now integrates with portals, CRM and other law firm applications; being adopted by top law firms
EAGAN, Minn., 03/06/2006. Firm360 Litigation Monitor, the market and competitive intelligence tool for law firms from Thomson West, has added new capabilities that provide full integration with extranets and intranets, such as client Web pages, customer relationship management applications and other Web-deployable applications. Litigation Monitor’s detailed profiles, reports and other information can be easily accessed by lawyers and staff throughout the firm. Flexible architecture allows users to create links to Litigation Monitor information with a simple cut-and-paste operation. Thomson West is a business within The Thomson Corporation (NYSE: TOC; TSX: TOC).
More than 40 firms, including Jones Day; Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP; White & Case LLP; and Dorsey & Whitney LLP have adopted Firm360 Litigation Monitor since it was launched in August 2005. Litigation Monitor is the first market and competitive intelligence service to successfully integrate critical data from court dockets, case law, financial data and current awareness information to provide actionable analysis that partners and firm marketers can use to target high-value prospective clients and prepare tailored pitches that demonstrate knowledge of the client’s needs and practices. Litigation Monitor accesses industry-leading sources, including Westlaw and Thomson Financial News, and report building tools to create detailed reports in minutes.
Content, Integration Provide the Right View of the Right Information
"Attorneys and other law firm decision makers need precise information at the right time in order to make informed business development decisions, such as identifying new client opportunities or deepening relationships with current clients,” said Terri Pepper Gavulic, senior marketing consultant with Hildebrandt International. “Litigation Monitor provides tremendous insight into litigation trends and case profiles affecting key clients and industries, which can then be shared throughout a firm via intranet pages, portals and CRM systems. It supports the revenue-driving objectives of client teams, industry teams, pitch teams and practice groups.”
“The large law firm market is highly competitive,” said Tony Abena, senior vice president, Large and Medium Law Firm segments at Thomson West. “The use of advanced competitive and market analysis tools like Litigation Monitor gives firms a solid competitive edge in their efforts to pitch and win high-value work.”
About Thomson West
Headquartered in Eagan, Minn., Thomson West is the foremost provider of integrated information solutions to the U.S. legal market. Thomson West is a business within The Thomson Corporation (NYSE: TOC; TSX: TOC) and was formed when West Publishing and Thomson Legal Publishing merged in June 1996. For more information, please visit the Thomson West Web site at west.thomson.com.
The Thomson Corporation
The Thomson Corporation (www.thomson.com ), with 2005 revenues of $8.70 billion, is a global leader in providing integrated information solutions to business and professional customers. Thomson provides value-added information, software tools and applications to more than 20 million users in the fields of law, tax, accounting, financial services, higher education, reference information, corporate e-learning and assessment, scientific research and healthcare. With operational headquarters in Stamford, Conn., Thomson has approximately 40,000 employees and provides services in approximately 130 countries. The Corporation’s common shares are listed on the New York and Toronto stock exchanges (NYSE: TOC; TSX: TOC).
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