Cost Recovery vs. Cost Prevention: A Panel Discussion

by Colleen Cable, Cable&Clark

I moderated a fantastic panel at the annual SLA conference, and wanted to share the tips that were developed during the discussion. These tips are not difficult or costly; however, the impact on the bottom-line of the firm can be huge.

The diverse panel, made up of SLA Legal Division and AALL Private Law Librarian members, contributed to an insightful and informative discussion. Panel members were:

  • Jeff Bois, Manager of Library Services at Fish & Richardson
  • Steve Lastres, Director of Library & Knowledge Management at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • Rob Mattern, founder of Mattern & Associates
  • Connie Smith, Director of Research, Libraries and Competitive Intelligence at Morgan, Lewis

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