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Growth & Profitability in the “New Normal”

Tuesday 23rd Aug 2011

In an environment of softened demand and reduced budgets, how do law firms continue to grow and increase profitability? This is the question in this afternoon’s session around the “new normal,” discussed by Jason Parkman, senior vice president of the Large Law segment, and Andrew Baker of Reed Smith LLP. Much of the conversation centered on ...

Anne Ellis on AALL 2011

Monday 25th Jul 2011

Anne Ellis, senior director, Librarian Relations, welcomes attendees to Philadelphia for the 2011 AALL Annual Meeting and Conference, and thanks librarians for their partnership in developing our industry-leading products. As Anne says, “librarians are always the best sources of information.”

Ari Kaplan on networking for success

Wednesday 29th Jun 2011

West author and professional networking guru Ari Kaplan stopped by our Eagan headquarters recently and gave a talk on networking tips for professionals. Ari talked about how to network in the age of Twitter, tight job markets and global economies. He feels that the keys are focusing on the quality of your connections rather than the sheer ...

The code of champions

Monday 13th Jun 2011

Self-proclaimed sports nut and best-selling author Ross Bernstein kicked-off the Elite User Conference today with a high-energy address about how the unwritten rules, or codes, in sports relate to the business world. “The business game has changed,” said Bernstein. “Enron and Bernie Madoff show us that a decimal point can make a big difference.” He said that ...

What keeps you up at night?

Monday 13th Jun 2011

Alternative fee arrangements, cutting costs and keeping “the right” talent were at the top of the list for more than two dozen clients who attended the Executive Level Briefing earlier today at the 2011 Elite User Conference. Mark Medice, program head for Peer Monitor from Hildebrandt Baker Robbins, started off the session with an intriguing ...

Professional news has arrived in New York

Friday 13th May 2011

Announced in today’s news release, Thomson Reuters has launched a website and mobile app for New York-based legal practitioners that bring together cutting-edge news from Reuters, the global news leader, with unmatched legal analysis and materials from Westlaw, the leader in legal research. This new offering, launched under the broader Thomson Reuters News & Insight suite, covers everything from the ...

Exploring the Law of Asylum with Deborah Anker

Wednesday 11th May 2011

Immigration law definitely continues to be a hot topic in the news today, but one aspect that doesn’t often see a lot of press deals with refugees who flee their country due to persecution or abuse. However, there has been an interesting story recently in the Wall Street Journal about a Libyan woman who escaped to Tunisia after claiming ...

“Built to last” – Thomson Reuters turns 3

Wednesday 27th Apr 2011

The Financial Times asked to interview our CEO Tom Glocer to mark the third anniversary of Thomson Reuters. The newspaper has followed our progress since the day we became Thomson Reuters on April 17, 2008. Watch this video interview with Tom on FT.com. You can also read an interview that Tom gave The Financial Times newspaper (Please note: ...

Thomson Reuters celebrates everyday heroes

Tuesday 12th Apr 2011

A story that all too often ends in tragedy instead ended in triumph when a little girl, abducted from her home in a small Texas town, was safely reunited with her family. This happy ending is due in part to Thomson Reuters’ powerful investigative platform CLEAR – a search tool encompassing a vast collection of public and ...

Westlaw Litigator launches new versions of Westlaw CaseLogistix & West Case Notebook

Friday 8th Apr 2011

Litigators deal with a lot of information, often scattered across different databases and computer systems.  The Westlaw Litigator suite of tools gives litigators a set of integrated tools that pulls key case information across various sources and integrates it into their case preparation workflow. As an example, Westlaw CaseLogistix 5.3 & West Case Notebook 2.5 were recently launched, ...

WestlawNext named New Product of the Year by AALL

Thursday 31st Mar 2011

The American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) announced that it has named WestlawNext™ as its New Product of the Year for 2011. As you can imagine, we’re delighted. In the news release announcing the award, Mike Dahn, chief marketing and product development officer, Westlaw U.S. (and a former law librarian, himself), said: “The WestlawNext team is honored to be ...

Does race still matter? Examining racism in the criminal justice system

Tuesday 8th Mar 2011

As part of the celebration of Black History Month, Justice Pam Alexander, who served as a Hennepin (Minn.) County District Court Judge for 25 years and is now president of the Council on Crime and Justice, visited our Eagan, Minnesota campus to speak to employees on the impact that race continues to have on the criminal ...

Indiana Supreme Court Justice discusses case management for courts

Tuesday 22nd Feb 2011

When it comes to paperwork, the court system definitely has its hands full. Each case generates voluminous amounts of data that often must be shared with other courts, law enforcement, state agencies and other parts of the judicial system. The State of Indiana is in the midst of an ambitious project to equip all state ...