Increase Profitability Through Planning and Monitoring

Aderant Expert MatterWorks is complete matter planning, pricing, and legal project management solution designed to address your clients’ demands for competitive pricing and predictability while ensuring effective standard or alternative fee arrangements that increase efficiency and maximize profitability.

  • Wizards for simplified matter planning and forecasting
  • Search capabilities across client and matters for historical comparisons
  • Categorization of matters using firm-defined taxonomy
  • Multi-currency capabilities
  • Multi-level P&L viewable by phase, task and rank
  • Graphical performance review to track budgets vs actuals
  • Estimate Percent Complete feature to compare budget remaining with actual work effort
  • Alerts and notifications based on configurable values and thresholds
  • Integrated support for Aderant Expert Rates
  • Integration with Expert Inquiries provides direct access to transaction level detail
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Confidently Respond to Alternative Fee Arrangement Requests

MatterWorks lets firms review work performed on prior matters to ascertain duration, effort and expertise required for the new engagement. It allows you to quickly respond to RFPs by providing you with the data you need to determine the size of a matter, the potential profitability of an engagement and the most effective way to staff and price a matter.

Confidently Respond to Alternative Fee Arrangement Requests

MatterWorks lets firms review work performed on prior matters to ascertain duration, effort and expertise required for the new engagement. It allows you to quickly respond to RFPs by providing you with the data you need to determine the size of a matter, the potential profitability of an engagement and the most effective way to staff and price a matter.

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Plan and Price Matters with Accuracy

Accurate budget estimates are critical for new matter planning providing both client and firm with cost certainty. Use selected search results or pre-defined templates to construct your matter plans based on actual data from previous engagements. Forecast profitability by using historical matter data to calculate key metrics such as revenue, cost rate, cost, gross profit, and gross margin %.

MatterWorks

Plan and Price Matters with Accuracy

Accurate budget estimates are critical for new matter planning providing both client and firm with cost certainty. Use selected search results or pre-defined templates to construct your matter plans based on actual data from previous engagements. Forecast profitability by using historical matter data to calculate key metrics such as revenue, cost rate, cost, gross profit, and gross margin %.

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Monitoring That Empowers Action

Monitoring matters has never been easier. Monitor individual matters, groups or portfolios with list or graphical views comparing forecast vs. actual. Available viewing by full plan, current position, GANNT, and percent complete at matter, phase, task and resource levels provide instant access to matter performance. Email notifications enable better tracking of progress and actionable items. With the Estimate Percent Complete feature, matter managers and timekeepers can update the percentage completed of each phase, task, or resource allowing easy comparison of budget remaining to actual work effort.

Monitoring That Empowers Action

Monitoring matters has never been easier. Monitor individual matters, groups or portfolios with list or graphical views comparing forecast vs. actual. Available viewing by full plan, current position, GANNT, and percent complete at matter, phase, task and resource levels provide instant access to matter performance. Email notifications enable better tracking of progress and actionable items. With the Estimate Percent Complete feature, matter managers and timekeepers can update the percentage completed of each phase, task, or resource allowing easy comparison of budget remaining to actual work effort.

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