Jersey City, NJ, June 19, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts has announced today Paul Mandell, President, Clutch Group will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ upcoming webcast entitled: “Outsourcing and Offshoring for Attorneys: A 2009 Perspective” This 2-hour event is scheduled for June 23, 2009, Tuesday, at 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT. (For further details of the event and an updated list of panelists, please visit: http://www.knowledgecongress.org/event_2009_OOA.html)
This past year, one of the key trends affecting companies of all sizes is the “outsourcing” or “offshoring” of business functions that used to be provided internally within a company to third-party vendors who specialize in the operation and management of such functions. It has been widely adopted by many businesses when it comes to operations such as accounting, data processing and storage, computer applications, network management, customer service and human resources. Significantly, because of the economic conditions, companies have begun to outsource legal processes as well. As a result, outsourcing creates a host of issues that cover a wide range of legal areas, including information technology, intellectual property, tax, employment, privacy and data security, regulatory affairs, corporate matters, insurance, real estate and dispute resolution.
This Live Webcast will teach attorneys, among other things, how to draft documentation for external service provider deals, including offshore outsourcing transactions, how to manage the outsourcing contract process, how to recognize and avoid common intellectual property pitfalls, how to use outsourcing to acquire Green Technology and impose Green Technology requirements, how to address privacy and data security issues, how to develop proper market prices for vendor services and how to prepare for dispute resolution in outsourcing arrangements. This program is appropriate for all attorneys and other business professionals who are involved in any type of outsourcing arrangements.
About Paul Mandell
Paul Mandell is the President of Clutch Group, a global leader in legal process outsourcing. As president of the company, which has been ranked the top legal process outsourcing company in 2008 and 2009 by the Black Book of Outsourcing, Paul manages the delivery of traditional staffing services to law firms and corporate legal departments in the U.S. He also oversees the delivery of India-based document review, compliance, contract management, lease abstractions and legal research solutions to U.S. clients.
Prior to becoming president of Clutch Group, Paul practiced law at Arnold & Porter LLP and Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in Washington, D.C., and New York, N.Y., where he focused primarily on antitrust and pharmaceutical litigation.
Paul is a member of the Advisory Board of the Institute for International and Comparative Law, and he serves on the Yale Law School Alumni Fund Board, the University of Maryland Foundation Board of Trustees, and the Alumni Board of the University of Maryland College of Behavioral and Social Sciences. He is a frequent speaker on the topics of Legal Process Outsourcing and eDiscovery.
Paul is a summa cum laude graduate of the University of Maryland, where he majored in government. He also holds a J.D. from the Yale Law School, where he served as a senior editor of the Yale Law Journal, and as Editor-in-Chief of the Yale Law & Policy Review.
About Clutch Group
Clutch Group is a global provider of legal support solutions with expertise in Discovery, M&A Due Diligence, Compliance, Contract Management, and Legal Research Services. With a delivery model that integrates domestic and offshore legal support expertise, we help legal departments and law firms achieve better results at a significantly lower cost.
For more information on Paul Mandell, and Clutch Group, please visit: http://www.clutchgroup.com/
About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Congress is a series of live webcasts produced by The Knowledge Group, LLC, which examine trends, regulatory, and technology changes across a variety of industries. “We bring together the world's leading authorities and industry participants through informative two-hour webcasts that study the impact of changing regulations and help businesses succeed through proper regulatory compliance.” To contact or to register to an event, please visit: www.knowledgecongress.org.