Thomson Reuters Takes Top Honors in 2012 New York Law Journal Reader Rankings
Westlaw, WestlawNext and Pangea3 awarded top spots
Eagan, Minn. Sept. 11, 2012 – Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, announced that Westlaw, WestlawNext and Pangea3 won top honors in the 2012 New York Law Journal Reader Rankings.
Westlaw was named the Best Online Legal Research Vendor for the third consecutive year. The Best Solo/Small Firm Research Vendor for the third consecutive year was WestlawNext. WestlawNext also was named the Best Legal Research App, a new category this year.
Pangea3, the most experienced provider of high-quality outsourced legal solutions to the world's most respected companies and law firms, was named the Best Legal Process Outsourcer for the second consecutive year since the category was included in the survey.
Continuing its efforts to improve customer productivity and deliver superior client service, Thomson Reuters is intent on providing legal professionals access to their information and tools anytime, anywhere to meet their mobile workflow needs. WestlawNext has led this initiative, recently launching a WestlawNext AndroidTM app. The award-winning WestlawNext iPad® app also has seen several enhancements including: folder sharing, West km integration, supporting web-hosted client validation (VPN); and enhanced graphics and fonts.
"This recognition is gratifying because it comes from customers – the professionals who work with our products every day. Their accolades strengthen and affirm our goal of providing legal professionals with products and services that they can rely on anytime, anywhere, such as WestlawNext, which is used by more than 43,000 legal organizations and the majority of the AmLaw 100," said Colin Mackay, vice president of Marketing at Thomson Reuters.
In the Legal Process Outsourcing space, Pangea3 continues to lead the market and develop innovative services to help corporate legal departments extend capacity and improve efficiency while saving money. It recently launched a Mortgage-Backed Securities Taskforce to meet the growing demand in financial services litigation. The new Pangea3 Regulatory Mapping offering was developed to help compliance officers manage ever-changing regulatory requirements and record enforcement.
“It is an honor to be recognized by our clients and peers as the Best Legal Process Outsourcing provider for the second year in a row. Their votes are especially meaningful as we pride ourselves on our ability to create new solutions supported by deep client relationships,” said Greg McPolin, managing director, Pangea3 and Corporate Counsel Litigation Sector.
The awards were based on a survey of New York Law Journal readers and featured 63 categories with more than 6,800 voters participating. Readers were asked to rate the best services and products that ranged from legal research to technology products, and litigation support to education, recruiting and more. For complete survey results and methodology, visit newyorklawjournal.com.
For more information about WestlawNext, including information about the iPad app and customer testimonials about how WestlawNext is helping them better serve clients, visit westlawnext.com. For further information on Pangea3, visit pangea3.com.
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