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Practical Law

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Customer Success Stories

Practical Law subscribers recognize that an investment in Practical Law pays for itself over and over in saved costs, maximized efficiency and more. Our subscribers include thousands of organizations, from sole-practitioners to 85% of the Am Law 200 firms and over 1,300 corporate legal departments. Here's what they're saying...

"I find the material very practical and directly applicable to what I do. [The service] saves time and money. It prompts thinking about the subtleties of projects."

Kenneth Ambur
General Counsel, NAES Corporation

"I love Practical Law. The quality of the work product as presented by Practical Law is absolutely superior. Practical Law's editorial work on material I drafted was really good. It was clear their attorneys knew their stuff, and were able to add significant value to my original contribution. In particular, Practical Law's high-quality precedents add a valuable dimension to our own resources. To me, their precedents are a real differentiator."

Alan Berkeley
Partner, K&L Gates LLP

"I appreciate Practical Law's capabilities even more after moving from a law firm to an in-house position. Like many in-house attorneys, I must get up-to-speed quickly in many diverse practice areas. Practical Law has the tools to make that possible, while at the same time providing enough content for a deeper dive when appropriate."

Todd Bloomquist
Associate General Counsel, Beam Inc.

"Practical Law delivers information that practicing attorneys need in an efficient, targeted, comprehensive and highly organized fashion. Practical Law's What's Market is an attorney favorite which helps us and our clients determine preferred negotiating or drafting approaches to key issues. This is a powerful tool that complements Practical Law's steady coverage of current deal developments and hot issues. Our attorneys use Practical Law not only in negotiating transactions and drafting base documents, but also in cross checking their own preferred draft agreements against Practical Law's materials on particular issues. And our associates have found it to be helpful in their training and development. In summary, Practical Law provides tools that help to enhance our ability to deliver the high quality legal services that our clients demand."

Tom Buchanan
Shareholder, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC

"Practical Law complements our practice approach by providing our transactional lawyers relevant, current, and highly functional tools and information. ... It is an excellent partner for a smaller firm that regularly negotiates complex transactions."

Charles P. Carter
Partner & CFO, Summit Law Group PLLC

"Very practical resource with easy to find answers. I think it is the best on-line resource for in-house counsel."

Scott Catlett
Corporate Counsel, Yum! Brands

"As an M&A lawyer in a mid-sized, regional law firm, I feel that Practical Law provides me resources that are comparable to those available to practitioners at the largest national and international firms. I have come to rely on Practical Law's Corporate and Securities e-mail alerts as my primary means of staying current with recent M&A developments, including the latest Delaware case law and current market conditions. I have found that these Practical Law services accurately report recent developments better and faster than other on-line services and, certainly, much more rapidly than the various reporters and journals that tend to accumulate on a corner of my credenza. I also appreciate the "linking" functionality of Practical Law's website, which allows one to easily drill down on a particular issue through news summaries, in-depth articles, underlying case law and contractual provisions. Practical Law also is a valuable tool for younger lawyers. It is an efficient means for them to understand the reasons for and history of various contractual provisions. I ask the young lawyers in our practice group to compare our form documents and checklists against those available on Practical Law. I believe that our forms have improved as a result. As with most technological improvements, it is hard to imagine how I could have effectively and efficiently practiced without the resources that now are available through Practical Law."

Robert Cattaneo
Partner, Miles & Stockbridge PC

"Practical Law Company's resources are exceptionally useful for training associates. Their resources are well organized and well written. They serve as a great way to indoctrinate someone into a new practice area or type of transaction. Practical Law helps us meet client demands to be more efficient. They really focus on the needs of the frontline transactional lawyer. There really is no better way to see the deal market in its living form. I recently had to brush up on a topic for a media interview and Practical Law's resources got me up to speed in 20 minutes instead of the hours traditional research would have taken. Practical Law's resources are a great way to quickly brush up on issues before media interviews and presentations. We get "What's Market" questions all the time, but it takes hours to research market conditions outside of our own deals. Practical Law enables us respond to our clients quickly and effectively, delivering increased efficiency and value."

Scott M. Coffey
Partner, Squire Sanders & Dempsey LLP

"As the business world continues to globalize, lawyers are increasingly tasked with interpreting and managing international affairs. Practical Law Company is the premier practice aid for lawyers who need to understand the legal landscape and the international interplay of the country du jour, and is full of up-to-date primers, forms, and checklists that provide competency as quickly as one can read them. Just like it is hard to imagine the practice of law prior to the advent of computers and word processing programs, so it is to imagine the practice of global law without Practical Law."

Matthew Cohn
Corporate Counsel, Key Safety Systems


Our subscribers include the world's leading law firms and corporations, such as:

AFLAC Akin Gump, Inc. American Express Company American Heart Association Bausch & Lomb Bingham McCutchen Bracewell & Giuliani Cadwalader Covington Cravath Davis Polk DLA Piper Dole Food Company Dow Corning Corporation Dow Jones Drinker Biddle El Paso Corporation Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Gibson Dunn Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. Hess Corporation Hewlett-Packard Company ING Capital John Deere – Deere & Company Johnson & Johnson King & Spalding Kirkland & Ellis Latham & Watkins Milbank Nissan North America Morgan Stanley Pacific Life Paul Weiss Proskauer Reed Smith Ropes & Gray Sanyo North America Schulte Roth & Zabel Shearman & Sterling Swiss Re Life and Health America Target Corporation The Coca-Cola Company TIAA-CREF Visa Walgreens Co. Wells Fargo & Company Yum! Brands

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