Did you know…?

  • ELM Solutions is a business of Wolters Kluwer, a market-leading global information services company
  • We have 14 offices across North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific
  • Each year, over $18 billion dollars’ worth of invoices are processed through our e-billing network
  • Our LegalVIEW® data warehouse is the world’s largest repository of legal performance data
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Did you know?

  • 130+ of our clients are Fortune® /Fortune Global 500 companies
  • 100% of Am Law 200 and Am Law Global 100 firms are ELM Solutions customers
  • ELM Solutions has customers in 190+ countries

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ELM Solutions:

  • Has completed 700+ software implementations worldwide
  • Has earned the Certified Support Staff Excellence Center designation from the TSIA
  • Is Safe Harbor certified

Protecting our Clients Data

LegalVIEW® is the world’s largest source of legal performance data, with over $64B-worth of legal spend data.  The data in LegalVIEW is from actual legal invoices, not surveys, which provides the most accurate, reliable, and granular data for analysis and insight.  LegalVIEW provides benchmarking intelligence, predictive and analytical models, and insights that power ELM Solutions legal analytics offerings – including MatterAnalyzerDashboards, the Real Rate Report®, and our Custom Analytics Services – and, ultimately,empower corporate legal and insurance claims departments, as well as law firms, to improve their business performance.

  • Corporate legal  and insurance claims departments use the data and insights from LegalVIEW to enhance visibility into legal spend and matter costs, better evaluate the value of outside counsel, benchmark performance, improve decision making when sourcing legal services, and more effectively negotiate rates.
  • Law firms use LegalVIEW benchmarking and insights to optimize matter staffing allocations, create more accurate budgets, build more competitive and profitable fee arrangements, and understand rate trends.

LegalVIEW Data Contributor Program

The LegalVIEW Data Contributor Program is designed for corporate legal and insurance claims departments, as well as law firms, that wish to contribute anonymous billing and matter data to LegalVIEW. The data in LegalVIEW data is sourced from corporations’ legal spend and matter management systems, law firms’ e-billing and time management solutions, as well as third-party sources.  Companies do not have to be users of ELM Solutions software in order to participate. There is no cost to contribute data and, in return, data contributors receive special access to and discounts on LegalVIEW analytics products and services, including a complimentary copy of the 2014 Real Rate Report.

To date, LegalVIEW Data Contributor Program participants have anonymously contributed over $64 billion dollars of invoice data.  All of the data is, and remains anonymous.  Prior to loading data, all timekeeper, matter, law firm, and company names are scrubbed to ensure anonymity. This process has been reviewed and certified by a third-party industry expert to validate that no sensitive information can be tied back to its original source.

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LegalVIEW Quick Facts

Over $64B in anonymous data from actual billed legal invoices, not surveys

The data in LegalVIEW grows daily and is sourced from corporations’ and law firms’ e-billing and time management solutions, as well as third-party sources

  • 22K+ law firms and vendors
  • 425K+ individual billers and timekeepers
  • 3.4M+ matters
  • 120M+ line items

 

Improve business performance and profitability with Big Data and legal analytics.

  • The rich data in LegalVIEW® provides clients with the insight needed to better inform decisions on sourcing, evaluating, and measuring the value of legal services

  • LegalVIEW-powered industry benchmarks deliver visibility into matter-based fees, durations, staffing allocations, and hourly rates, which enables clients to improve the certainty and the predictability of legal spend across entire matter and case portfolios

  • The granular data and segmentation available in LegalVIEW provides detailed insights to inform counsel management strategies, staffing allocations, and resource requirements

  • Custom Analytics Services offer expert consulting on analytics strategies and enable clients to leverage the power of LegalVIEW data to help solve client-specific business challenges and achieve strategic objectives


Benchmark internal and external performance to enable strategic decision making.

  • LegalVIEW Dashboards provide at-a-glance views of KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) related to legal spend and operations management and enable clients to easily track and analyze performance against business goals and objectives

  • LegalVIEW industry benchmarks related to matter cost, duration, and staffing allocations deliver clients the insight needed to create more accurate budgets and improve predictability of legal spend

  • LegalVIEW peer-based profiles compare outside counsel firm performance to industry-specific benchmarks to improve counsel and panel selection decisions

  • LegalVIEW MatterAnalyzer empowers legal professionals with benchmarking intelligence on matter-based fees, durations, staffing allocations, and hourly rates so that corporate legal and claims departments, as well as law firms can more effectively negotiate rates, develop staffing strategies and budgets, and optimize resources

  • The Real Rate Report®, the legal industry’s leading benchmark report for rates, trends, and practices, delivers powerful information and insights for corporate legal and claims departments, as well as law firms to price, plan, and manage legal services with confidence


Rely on our unparalleled legal analytics data quality and expertise.

  • The size, depth, and breadth of LegalVIEW data allows for the deepest and most granular data segmentation possible–including exceptional detail and accuracy at matter phase and task level (UTBMS) codes, which enables statistically valid insights relative to a client’s peers
  • LegalVIEW data is normalized, anonymized, and certified by a third party as de-identified, which ensures the highest data quality, confidentiality, and privacy for our clients
  • Experienced on-staff data scientists focus on highly-evolved data management methodologies and statistically valid practices to ensure data quality and accuracy

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