AmLaw 100 Legal Firms Rule in Favor of Accellion

Six of Top Ten Firms Utilize Accellion’s Secure Sharing Solution to Improve Productivity

 
Palo Alto, CA – August 19, 2014 –

Accellion, Inc., the pioneer in providing mobile file sharing and collaboration solutions to enterprise organizations that enable increased business productivity while ensuring security and compliance, today announced rapid growth in the legal vertical, with six of the top 10 firms and 40 percent of the total law firms listed on the AmLaw 100 choosing Accellion for secure content sharing, creation and collaboration. With Accellion’s solutions, law firms can create secure data rooms that ensure secure content access, matter file protection and compliance with industry regulations such as HIPAA.

“Our employees have quickly grown used to ubiquitous access to digital data,” said Andy Jurczyk, CIO for Seyfarth Shaw. “We have an obligation to our clients to make certain that their information is transported in a secure, managed, and trackable manner and Accellion makes that possible. The solution plays a critical role in helping us find a better way to meet clients’ evolving needs for efficiency – what our business is all about.”

The kiteworks by Accellion solution features a three-tier private cloud architecture and mobile-first design with integrated productivity tools for secure creation, editing, annotation and sharing of content on mobile devices, including universal access to enterprise content stores. With kiteworks, law firms are able to create secure data rooms with access controls, tracking and auditing capabilities, all while leveraging cloud computing to realize improved productivity gains.

“Legal firms are being put under increased scrutiny, as major clients require them to have strict controls in place to protect sensitive digital content against unintentional data leaks and cybercrimes,” said Patrick J. Conte, SVP & GM, Worldwide Field Operations. “However, in order to be effective, lawyers need to be able to quickly and easily share, create and collaborate on documentation with legal team members, clients and external counsel. We’re happy that so many leading law firms have chosen to deploy Accellion’s secure content sharing solutions to ensure the right people have access to the content they need, wherever.”

Major law firms using Accellion solutions include: Latham & Watkins LLP; Hogan Lovells; Morgan, Lewis and Bockius; Dentons; Ropes & Gray LLP; Davis Polk; Squire, Sanders & Dempsey LLP; Seyfarth Shaw; Bingham McCutchen LLP; Debevoise & Plimpton LLP; Arnold & Porter; Cooley LLP; Cahill Gordon; Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP; and Foley & Lardner LLP.

And the most recent law firms to have deployed Accellion for secure mobile file sharing, syncing and collaboration include: AMT management Services; Berkowitz Oliver; Bickel & Brewer; Carson McDowell LLP; Cuatrecasas; Hinckley, Allen & Snyder; Kellogg, Huber, Hansen, Todd, Evans & Figel PLLC; Law Office of Everett Upshaw, PLLC; Matheson; Morrow Romain & Pearson PC; PP Pollath Partners; Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch, LLP; Steptoe & Johnson LLP; and Sulloway. 

About Accellion

Accellion, Inc. is an award-winning private company that provides mobile solutions to enterprise organizations to enable increased business productivity while ensuring security and compliance. As the leading provider of private cloud solutions for secure file sharing, Accellion offers enterprise organizations the scalability, flexibility, control and security to enable a mobile workforce with the tools they need to create, access and share information securely, wherever work takes them. More than 12 million users and 2,000 of the world’s leading corporations and government agencies including Procter & Gamble; Indiana University Health; Kaiser Permanente; Lovells; Bridgestone; Harvard University; Guinness World Records; US Securities and Exchange Commission; and NASA use Accellion solutions to increase business productivity, protect intellectual property, ensure compliance and reduce IT costs. For more information please visit www.accellion.com or call (650)-485-4300. Follow Accellion’s Blog, Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.