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Association of Corporate Counsel Names UnitedLex 2021 Value Champion

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–UnitedLex, a leading technology and legal services company, has been recognized as the Association of Corporate Counsel’s 2021 Value Champion. The company was awarded with its client DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC) for their collaboration. DXC Technology and UnitedLex have built their legal managed services model over the past year, using technology to enable high-velocity, risk-calibrated contracting within the legal department.

Data is critical to business value, collaboration and team performance within DXC Legal, which is comprised of dedicated UnitedLex professionals under an innovative model. In addition to a proactive response to the COVID-19 crisis, the team took initiatives in 2020 to improve performance by using advanced data analytics to drive business decisions. With capacity management capabilities, the UnitedLex platform enables workload transparency for the legal department as well as the strategic assignment of higher value work. The integrated platform hosts:

  • business management, business portal and workflow;

  • contractual risk assessments, online approvals and staff capacity indicators; and

  • dashboards, announcements and chat; and internal and external collaboration tools.

DXC Legal recorded estimated annual cost savings of 41% in 2020, zero budget variance and 70% data quality improvement.

“We are proud of our close partnership with DXC Technology’s legal team and the results for DXC and its clients,” said Dan Reed, CEO of UnitedLex. “We are also excited that our award-winning systems and processes initially launched with DXC Legal are now impacting other internal legal functions.”

Since 2012, the ACC Value Champions program has highlighted corporate law departments that innovate to optimize the delivery of corporate legal services. This year’s champions come from a variety of sectors, from healthcare to mining.

“As legal services evolve at a rapid pace, these leaders are at the forefront of developing and implementing transformative approaches. We are thrilled to recognize these 2021 Champions for their incredible accomplishments,” said Catherine J. Moynihan, Associate Vice President of Legal. management services to ACC.

DXC Technology Legal initially selected UnitedLex to lead the transformation of its global legal function in 2017, helping the company create a more strategic and efficient legal department that could scale with DXC’s transformation.

“We are thrilled to share this prestigious honor and to stand alongside UnitedLex and the many distinguished companies that have been recognized by the Association of Corporate Counsel,” said Bill Deckelman, executive vice president and chief legal officer of DXC.

The ACC has more than 45,000 members from 10,000 companies in 85 countries. The ACC Value Champion Awards are one of the most prestigious in the legal industry.

About UnitedLex

UnitedLex is a technology and legal services company committed to delivering digital legal transformation at scale. The world’s most forward-thinking legal services and law firms are backed by the firm’s expertise in more than 25 global jurisdictions. Founded in 2006, the team comprises 3,000 legal, engineering and technology professionals with major operations in 18 countries.