HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Wolters Kluwer ELM Solutions, has been named Legal Company of the Year – one of four bronze 2021 Stevie® Awards it received – as part of the 19th Annual American Business Awards. The judges praised the business for its technology innovation, domain expertise, and its commitment to helping the communities it serves.
ELM Solutions also garnered bronze awards for the following solution and experts:
- AI-powered LegalVIEW® BillAnalyzer, which has received several notable awards in the last two years, was recognized in the Business to Business Services category. The award judges gave the innovative solution high marks for its ability to “reduce legal spending and giving corporate legal professionals more time and resources to focus on high-priority work.”
- Angie Ball, Technical Customer Service Director, ELM Solutions, was named Woman of the Year in the Business Products Industries category. The judges commented that they were impressed with Ball’s time dedicated to team building. “She is a great example of how to show care and compassion for the team members you lead,” they wrote.
- Lisa Garcia, Lead User Experience Engineer, ELM Solutions, has been recognized as Product Developer of the Year for her contributions to the continued improvements to the overall ELM Solutions user experience. Judges noted that Garcia has “amazing product development skills” and “is a consistent performer.”
Ball has been with ELM Solutions since 2009 and has led the company’s Client Success Management team since its inception in 2017. Garcia, who joined Wolters Kluwer in 2018, is responsible for instilling and establishing the business's methodology and user-centered design processes.
All organizations operating in the U.S. are eligible to submit entries for the American Business Awards. More than 3,800 nominations – a record number - from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories.
“Our longstanding dedication to providing market-leading enterprise legal spend and matter management solutions is not possible without exceptional colleagues,” said Raja Sengupta, EVP and General Manager, ELM Solutions. “These awards – and the deserved market recognition they generate – reflect the ingenuity of our team and our market leading capabilities. Many deserved congratulations to Angie and Lisa and sincere thanks to the judges for naming us Legal Company of the Year and recognizing how LegalVIEW® BillAnalyzer continues to help our clients reduce legal spend and focus on their priorities.”
Combined with legal and data experts and its award-winning and patented AI technology, LegalVIEW® BillAnalyzer helps clients see up to a 20 percent increase in billing guideline compliance. In the past year LegalVIEW® BillAnalyzer has won Legal Innovation of the Year in the North America Business Awards; it received a Golden Bridge Gold Award in the B2B Services category; and it earned silver award for Most Innovative Service of the Year in the Best in Biz Awards program.
ELM Solutions, part of Wolters Kluwer’s Governance, Risk & Compliance division, is the market-leading global provider of enterprise legal spend and matter management, contract lifecycle management and legal analytics solutions. The company provides a comprehensive suite of tools that address the growing needs of corporate legal operations departments to increase operational efficiency and reduce costs. Corporate legal and insurance claims departments trust its innovative technology and end-to-end customer experience to drive world-class business outcomes.
Wolters Kluwer ELM Solutions was named a leader in both the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Enterprise Legal Spend Management 2020 Vendor Assessment and IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Enterprise Matter Management 2020 Vendor Assessment. The company’s award-winning products include Passport®, the highest rated ELM solution in the latest Hyperion MarketView™ Legal Market Intelligence Report and TyMetrix® 360°, the industry’s leading SaaS-based e-billing and matter management solution. CLM Matrix, meanwhile, was named a “strong performer” in The Forrester Wave™: Contract Lifecycle Management For All Contracts, Q1 2021 report. ELM Solutions’ LegalVIEW® portfolio of legal analytics solutions is based upon the industry’s largest and most comprehensive legal spend database, with more than $140 billion in invoices.
About Wolters Kluwer Governance, Risk & Compliance
Governance, Risk & Compliance is a division of Wolters Kluwer, which provides legal and banking professionals with solutions to help ensure compliance with ever-changing regulatory and legal obligations, manage risk, increase efficiency, and produce better business outcomes. GRC offers a portfolio of technology-enabled expert services and solutions focused on legal entity compliance, legal operations management, banking product compliance, and banking regulatory compliance.
Wolters Kluwer (AEX: WKL) is a global leader in information services and solutions for professionals in the health, tax and accounting, risk and compliance, finance and legal sectors. Wolters Kluwer reported 2020 annual revenues of €4.6 billion. The company, headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands, serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries and employs 19,200 people worldwide.