CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – Stout, a global advisory firm providing Legal Management Consulting services, recently joined NetDocuments’ Corporate Legal Partnership Program. NetDocuments is the leading secure cloud-based content services platform for law firms, corporate legal teams, and compliance departments.
NetDocuments’ Corporate Legal Partnership Program works with Legal Departments and General Counsel within corporations to support the unique document management needs specific to those types of Users. NetDocuments’ modern platform allows Legal Departments to balance legal requirements with business targets, reducing administrative and operational tasks that would otherwise pull General Council away from impactful work.
As a Corporate Legal Partner, Stout brings extensive experience and a proven methodology for implementing document management systems within corporate legal departments. As Stout also implements other legal technologies such as matter management, electronic billing, contract lifecycle management, workflow, and legal hold, they bring a unique perspective on optimizing a department’s legal technology roadmap with seamless integration between systems.
Stout will lead NetDocuments implementations including process design and enhancement, migration, deployment, and training with a focus on successful rollout. “Stout played a key role in increasing our user adoption by drafting clear communications around the changes, providing tailored usage guidelines for each practice area, and holding post rollout office hours for hands-on assistance,” said the Legal Operations Director at a Fortune 1000 technology company.
“We are thrilled to add a reputable global advisory firm like Stout to our Corporate Legal Partnership Program,” stated Reza Parsia, VP, Strategic Partner Management, NetDocuments. “As an increasing number of legal departments join the NetDocuments family, it is vital that we have reliable partners such as Stout that understand corporate legal operations and can help our corporate customers make the most out of their NetDocuments investment.”
“We have been impressed with the professionalism and tenacity for a top-notch client experience from the NetDocuments team and look forward to expanding our work together,” said Stacie Neeter, Managing Director and Co-Leader of Stout’s Legal Management Consulting Practice.
Neeter added: “Formalizing our partnership is well timed with an increased emphasis on a more virtual environment, and an uptick in legal departments seeking to enhance document collaboration while instituting controls around version control, storage structure, and security.”