Our clients’ challenges demand more than off-the-shelf solutions. That’s why we build our own.
At Lightfoot, we are never satisfied with the status quo, and that includes the tools and technology we use every day on behalf of clients. From trial exhibits that cut to the heart of a case to the systems we use to manage matters, we take a tailored, in-house approach to most everything. Our clients expect more than off-the-shelf legal strategies, and we apply the same thinking to our use of technology.
There is a reason why our trial lawyers are consistently told by jurors, clients and opposing counsel that we present our arguments clearly and effectively. We have an internal team of technology and design professionals dedicated to developing and using the latest methods to create presentations, exhibits and other courtroom tools that convey the exact story we want to tell. Because these tools are created in-house, our lawyers can continually provide input to get exactly what they need to present a compelling case.
That same internal team also develops our own exclusive software platforms, apps and other custom tech solutions that make our client work more efficient and cost-effective. To date, Lightfoot has created proprietary tools to streamline some of the most time-consuming and sensitive aspects of our matters such as jury selection, matter tracking and legal project management. All this is done with the constant collaboration and guidance of our lawyers. In fact, many of our best software tools have come from a lawyer having a creative idea that our IT professionals brought to fruition — to the benefit of all of our clients going forward.
The end result is a tech-forward client experience built around every individual matter.For spearheading these efforts and more, Lightfoot's Director of Litigation Technology, Sam McAllister, was recognized in the 2021 American Legal Technology Awards. Among other work, his IT innovations and legal tech tools have included:
Whether it’s crafting legal strategies or the technologies that bring them to life, at Lightfoot, we’re always innovating.
One of the most sophisticated litigation groups I have ever worked with.— Lightfoot Client via Chambers Insight Report 2021