Panelists will explore strategies for law firms to improve client services, increase profits and prepare for the future
Posted: October 14, 2021 at 4:27 p.m. EDT|Update: 38 minutes ago
NEW YORK, October 14, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Ken Crutchfield, Vice President and General Manager, Legal Markets at Wolter Kluwer Legal & Regulatory US, will participate in a panel titled “The Future Ready Lawyer: Moving Beyond the Pandemic” at the 17th Annual Management of Knowledge of Ark Group in the Conference of Legal Professions. Moderated by Jean O’Grady, thought leader in legal technology at Deweybstrategic.com, the panel will also include industry leaders from some of the country’s largest law firms, including June Liebert, director of information services at O’Melveny & Myers LLP, and Gina Lynch, Chief Knowledge and Innovation Officer at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP.
The panel discussion will explore the results of the 2021 Wolters Kluwer Future Ready Lawyer Survey: Going Beyond the Pandemic. The survey, which includes information from 700 legal professionals in the United States and nine European countries, examines trends and how well-prepared organizations are to improve their performance after the pandemic.
“The pandemic has heightened the importance of the need for firms to adapt quickly and effectively in times of uncertainty to meet constant demands, and law firms are no exception,” said Crutchfield. âThe adoption of technology has become critical, but it is important to stress that acquiring technological tools is not enough. To stay competitive, law firms need to leverage technology to their advantage to leverage their organization’s strengths and bring a greater level of value and consistency to all of their services. I am delighted to be a part of this year’s event and to have the chance to provide in-depth information alongside these experts. “
âThis panel will examine the role technology plays in supporting corporate culture, as well as the unintended consequences of the rapid adoption of new technologies after the onset of the pandemic,â said O’Grady. âTechnology has streamlined many tasks, but the expertise and real-world experience of this panel will help offer recommendations on where leadership can step in to address new challenges that have arisen not only since the pandemic, but also the various operational challenges of the industry in recent years. years. “
The session will be open to participants in person in New York City as well as virtual participants in 2:45 p.m. EST October 20. This year’s Knowledge Management in the Legal Profession conference will provide law firms with innovative tools, frameworks and other improvements to the practice and business of law.
To register for the event, visit: https://events.ark-group.com/event/64921896-3665-4019-97e3-e5ec7f8d95c3/regProcessStep1
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