LegalVIEW® MatterAnalyzer, the industry's leading web-based legal benchmark and modeling tool, delivers powerful data and insights that enable corporate legal and insurance claims departments, as well as law firms, to price, plan, and manage legal services with confidence. Using MatterAnalyzer, clients are able to compare legal performance on multiple dimensions and benchmark matter costs, timekeeper rates, and staffing allocations across a wide range of industries, practice areas, and geographies to make better-informed decisions.  Powered by LegalVIEW, the world’s largest source of legal performance data, MatterAnalyzer provides essential benchmarking intelligence necessary for exceptional business performance.  The solution empowers our clients to:

  • Benchmark matter costs and staffing allocations against industry peers for more effective negotiations
  • Compare and evaluate the effectiveness of pricing and staffing strategies against the market
  • Gain insight to optimize resources and staffing and design successful AFAs
  •  Demonstrate value, manage costs, and improve operational efficiency
  • Improve the predictability of expenses, resource requirements, and budgets
  • Visualize data with charts and graphs in order to assess performance more easily
  • Drive value-based relationships and strengthen collaboration and communication

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MatterAnalyzer for Corporate Legal and Claims Departments

Benchmark matter costs and other data to improve negotiations with outside counsel and better demonstrate legal department value.

  • Comparison against similar matters provides insight into matter costs before they begin and improves certainty and predictability of legal spend

  • The ability to input data in order to compare proposals received from outside counsel against industry averages for similar work helps clients establish more favorable fee arrangements

  • What-if modeling allows the analysis of fee arrangements using market data and metrics to determine the most-likely cost outcomes based on key business drivers

  • The solution’s data and formats enable fact-based conversations with firms, which allow legal and claims departments to improve collaboration and more effectively manage relationships with outside counsel

  • Benchmarking capabilities allow legal and claims departments to compare their performance to their peers in order to more readily showcase successes and opportunities, as well as to demonstrate the department’s value to the organization


Compare and evaluate outside counsel performance.

  • The ability to select a combination of variables (e.g., location, matter type, matter complexity, etc.) to view how industry peers are managing their outside counsel spend allows legal and claims departments to improve decision making when sourcing their own legal services

  • Modeling tools allow the comparison of firms – either existing firms or new firms that are submitting bids – against external benchmark data, which enables consistent and transparent counsel selection and evaluation practices

  • Drill-down segmentation provides insights on firms based upon location, matter type, practice area, industry served, matter complexity, and staffing allocation, plus the ability to refine queries down to individual phase or task codes, which offer the flexibility to perform a variety of granular analyses to inform business decisions


Benchmark legal service performance faster and easier than ever before.

  • The solution is a web-based tool that can be deployed in a matter of minutes, which provides clients with immediate access to the insights that they need to price, plan, and manage legal services

  • Visual benchmarks provide at-a-glance views that help clients to choose the right firm for the right matter quickly and efficiently

  • Rich insight and analyses within the solution eliminate the need to spend money on expensive outside consultants or other resources to help understand legal service performance

MatterAnalyzer for Law Firms

Gain an information edge with deep benchmarking data and insight.

  • The ability to select a combination of variables (e.g., location, matter type, matter complexity, etc.) to view how peers are pricing legal services allows firms to develop stronger, more competitive pricing proposals that secure new business and protect existing business

  • Benchmarking capabilities allow firms to compare their performance against peers using actual market data, which facilitates fact-based client negotiations and empowers firms to proactively demonstrate firm value to clients more concretely

  • Drill-down segmentation provides insights based upon location, matter type, practice area, industry served, matter complexity and staffing allocation, plus the ability to refine queries down to individual phase or task codes, which enable the analysis required to respond to AFAs and value-based pricing requests efficiently


Deliver transparency and predictability to clients, and profitability for the firm.

  • Benchmarking of similar matters allows firms to understand their competitive position with regard to billing norms, fees, rates, matter durations, and staffing models, which empowers then to develop fee arrangements and AFAs that are competitive, sustainable, and profitable

  • The solution’s depth of data and analysis arm firms with the insight needed to develop matter budgets, as well as staffing and project plans that meet client expectations and avoid surprises


Benchmark legal service performance faster and easier than ever before.

  • The solution is a web-based tool than can be deployed in a matter of minutes, which provides firms with immediate access to the insight they need to price, plan, and manage legal services

  • Visual benchmarks provide at-a-glance views that help firms to efficiently compare staffing and pricing models to other firms, which enables stronger and more competitive proposal development   

  • Rich insight and analyses within the solution eliminate the need to spend money on expensive outside consultants or other resources to help optimize pricing and proposals

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