Brooks Pierce has been named "Newcomer of the Year" by Aderant, a global provider of comprehensive business management software for sophisticated law firms and other professional services organizations. The award, which was presented at Aderant's international user conference in Atlanta last month, recognizes an exceptional firm among all those worldwide who recently coverted to the Aderant system. Brooks Pierce began utilizing Aderant accounting and business intelligence programs in 2015.
"Implementing any new software can come with some challenges. Brooks Pierce understood that, but saw the benefit that our software can bring. The firm's talented administrative staff committed to making the transition nearly seamless for everyone involved, from the firm's attorneys and administrative staff to its clients," said Chris Giglio, CEO of Aderant. "We don't hand this award out lightly, so this really is a testament to the work that Brooks Pierce did and how impressed we were with the firm."
"We are very pleased to receive this award," said Brooks Pierce managing partner Reid Phillips. "Aderant is a leader worldwide. Their services are indeed 'world class.' I am especially grateful to the key Brooks Pierce people who worked so hard to make this change as smooth as possible."
Before the conversion, Brooks Pierce made a careful review of how different law practice management systems were equipped to handle the ongoing evolution of the legal profession. It decided to build on its existing relationship with Aderant, implementing several of the company's software solutions. Brooks Pierce's transition to the new Aderant software was coordinated by Teresa Plunkett, director of information technology, and Teresa Herman, the firm's finance director.
"Our profession is in a time of great change, with much more to come," Phillips said. "Brooks Pierce's Aderant Expert adoption is a major commitment to keeping our firm at the forefront among the most forward-looking, carefully managed law firms. So, we were very serious about getting this conversion done well."