Stephen Allen will join the company on July 1, as Vice President, Enterprise Solutions and Get Sh*t Done, with responsibility for consulting, enterprise solutions, strategic pricing, and account management. He will join Elevate as a member of Elevate’s Executive Leadership Team (ELT) and will report to Liam Brown, Elevate’s Chairman and CEO.
Stephen is a recognized leader of legal service transformation. Last year, he was the inaugural recipient of the ‘Law Firm Legal Intrapreneur’ Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Europe Award, and the architect of the LIBOR solution, which won the Financial Times ‘Innovation in Collaboration’ North America Award. He previously designed and implemented the first-ever multi-year, fixed-price law firm enterprise legal service, for Thames Water.
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Gunika Dahiya interviews Halina Kochanowicz, ElevateFlex’s head of customer engagement, about her globe-hopping career journey and the key aspects of doing right by customers.
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Five Key Steps to Law Department Procurement Savings
Tariq Hassan
Even before COVID-19, businesses–and their law departments–faced growing pressure to better manage procurement expenses. Now, with new economic and competitive realities, the pressure to streamline and economize has become acute. For law departments, there is the added challenge of an explosion in volumes of work as businesses race to adapt to the “new normal.” How can a law department optimize procurement? Try these five steps to deliver savings.
Video: Richard Given on the Impact of Working With Elevate
In this success story, Richard Given, General Counsel and Company Secretary at 10x Future Technologies describes how partnering with Elevate has helped transform their business.
In this video spotlight, Prashant Dubey, Vice President Contracts Solutions explains how 1) leveraging contract insights reduces negotiation intensity, and 2) having a proactive insights framework ensures that the right party receives the right work for adjudication.
Legal teams are facing radical shifts in how they perform work due to remote working scenarios. We can expect a more remote environment as a new normal going forward. Elevate’s Automate, Allocate and Track can help you manage work across your team in seconds.
Products and Services for the Downturn
"Elevate helped us build a Global Legal Shared Services organization for higher volume, lower touch, process-centric services. Elevate designed the framework, infrastructure, and provided right-sourced resources to work alongside our internal team to do the work, gather data, and report results. Elevate has been our partner in a complete shift in how we work."
Connie Brenton
Chief of Staff & Senior Director,
"Through our process, we develop negotiation playbooks to take low and medium complexity contracts into our managed services workflow and pass the higher complexity ones back to our customer or their law firm. The result is that our customers achieve savings of 10-15%, accelerate cycle times, and reduce contracting risk."
Prashant Dubey
VP Contract Solutions
"The technology solution provided by Elevate helped us to assess our costs, our structure, and our work plan in an efficient and calculated way, producing a more solid number that we can depend upon and propose confidently to our prospective clients. The tool has been really good at refining my sense of how much time is actually spent on a project."
Ted Betts
Partner, Head of Infrastructure and Construction Group, Gowling WLG
"Law firms that leverage Elevate's ELM project management functionality take less frequent write-offs and typically realize over 10% savings through improved collaboration and efficiencies."
Sharath Beedu
VP Products
Join Elevate Expert Dr. Daniel M. Katz, VP, Data Science & Innovation, as he shares his top five key insights to effectively leverage legal lexicon-specific AI training in this bitesize-style, 35-minute webinar, packed with unique takeaways and best practices to help guide you along your path to automation.
Join Elevate Experts Jake Hills (Vice President, Legal Operations), Kim DeVico (Director, Consulting), and Prashant Dubey (Vice President, Contracts) as they tackle your most pressing Contracts, Legal Ops, and Change Management concerns in an interactive webinar focused on your top priorities.
June 18
7 am PDT | 10 pm EDT | 3 pm BST
Elevate’s Prashant Dubey (Vice President, Contracts) and Kim DeVico (Director, Consulting) are back for IACCM's Ask the Expert series continuing to discuss process improvement in contracts, commercial management and installing new tools with real-life examples and methods working for companies who are planning for change in 2020.
July 7
8 am PDT | 11 pm EDT | 4 pm BST
Join Elevate Experts Philip Harris (Partner, ElevateNext Law), Prashant Dubey (VP, Contracts), moderator Nicole Auerbach (Co-Founder ElevateNext Law), and a special guest for a panel discussion as they reflect on key takeaways from the NACUA conference and examine how higher ed. law departments are modernizing to do more with less.