Soutron Global announced on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 that “LAC Group outsourcing client Sedgwick LLP has selected Soutron and the LAC Group to provide timely, efficient and effective enterprise-wide legal library and knowledge management services. Sedgwick is an international trial firm headquartered in San Francisco, CA, with 15 offices, dozens of practice areas, and approximately 370 attorneys worldwide.”
Sedgwick LLP is the First LAC Group Client to move to Soutron’s library transformation solution. “Sedgwick needed a secure legal library solution that facilitated information delivery across all borders. With Soutron the Sedgwick legal library will experience improvements in cross-border information delivery,” stated Rob Corrao, LAC Group’s Chief Operating Officer.
“Our focus is on our client success,” stated Deb Schwarz, LAC Group’s Chief Executive Officer. “With the assistance of Soutron, Sedgwick has succeeded in positioning their firm to securely access and deliver the right information on an international basis, while providing for the agility to adapt to legal industry growth and change.”
Soutron Global stated, “The Soutron legal library system features integrated loose-leaf, thesaurus, reference question management, a serials wizard and multiple classification support when crossing national boundaries along with a customizable legal library portal enabling entry of custom reviews and ratings. Legal knowledge workers are also able to catalog their own materials utilizing custom data templates.”
“Having worked directly with the legal library industry for over 25 years, I am intimately familiar with the information requirements of law libraries, especially the challenges associated with providing access to law library information while keeping access to that information secure” stated Soutron Global President & CEO, Tony Saadat. “Having been developed in the UK, Soutron was built from the ground-up with an international community of users in mind.”
LAC Group is headquartered in Los Angeles and operates from additional offices in New York City, Chicago, Denver, Boston and Rockville, Maryland, as well as the United Kingdom. According to LAC Group and Soutron Global, “LAC Group has been helping its clients enact best practices and solve library and archival challenges since 1986. From information sciences staffing, to metadata creation, consulting, spend management and physical media storage, LAC has a complete suite of solutions designed to help maximize the utility of real-time and archival information. A certified woman-owned business, LAC continues to be the trusted choice of major studios, broadcasters, government agencies, Fortune 500 companies and universities seeking to manage the ever-increasing challenges of information and knowledge management. Over the past 10 years, LAC has been awarded multiple contracts with the Library of Congress and has successfully completed over 50 tasks and projects involving the Library’s collections and services.”