Industry case study from Accellion: Seyfarth Shaw, LLP
Seyfarth Shaw provides a broad range of legal services in the areas of labor and employment, employee benefits, litigation, corporate and real estate. With more than 800 attorneys in the U.S. and London, the firm’s clients include over 300 of the Fortune 500 companies, reflecting virtually every industry and segment of the economy.
Two words that sum up Seyfarth Shaw’s mission: legal excellence. To achieve that goal on an every-day basis, the firm is focused on doing whatever is needed to more efficiently and effectively communicate with clients and deliver high quality legal services. That means getting casework and other legal-related documents into the right hands as quickly as possible, while keeping files secure in the process.
For Seyfarth Shaw, FTP was no longer the answer. The firm’s Microsoft Exchange environment was suffering, with large file transfers impeding performance and frustrating users. Yet, it was business as usual across the firm’s 11 offices, with clients needing to receive large documentation, which often contained information protected by HIPAA and other data privacy regulations. So, what were attorneys to do?