LegalJanuary 08, 2017

Wolters Kluwer announces appointments to Insights Leaders Council

Jeffrey A. Bois and Alanna D. White to join the Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. ILC.

Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S., part of Wolters Kluwer, today announced two new appointments to its Insights Leaders Council (ILC), a move that demonstrates the company’s continued commitment to ensuring true partnerships with customers in developing new solutions that meet professionals’ evolving needs.

Jeffrey A. Bois – the Director of Research & Information Services with Foley & Lardner, LLP., and Alanna D. White – Director of Research Services at Dechert LLP., have both been appointed to the ILC, effective immediately. The ILC, which includes leading law professionals nationwide, is a key influencer in Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory’s product strategy and business roadmap. In their new roles at the ILC, Mr. Bois and Ms. White will partner with Wolters Kluwer team members to help ensure alignment of Legal & Regulatory product and service initiatives with the current and evolving needs of attorneys, librarians, law firms and other legal professionals.

“Partnership with our customers – through initiatives such as the ILC – is of paramount importance to Wolters Kluwer because it allows us to understand current needs, while continuing to innovate for the future,” said Dean Sonderegger, Vice President & General Manager, Legal Markets & Innovation. “We are delighted to have Jeffrey and Alanna join this distinguished group of industry leaders and share their expertise and insights given their tremendous collective experience.”

“Partnership with our customers – through initiatives such as the ILC – is of paramount importance to Wolters Kluwer because it allows us to understand current needs, while continuing to innovate for the future,” said Dean Sonderegger, Vice President & General Manager, Legal Markets & Innovation. “We are delighted to have Jeffrey and Alanna join this distinguished group of industry leaders and share their expertise and insights given their tremendous collective experience.”

In his position with Foley & Lardner, Mr. Bois has overall responsibility for management of the firm’s law libraries, information resources, research services and competitive intelligence functions. In addition to these core functions, his team collaborates with the firm’s technology department to drive efficiencies and innovations through information and knowledge management initiatives. Mr. Bois has more than 15 years of experience in the research and information services field.

Ms. White is an established leader in research, knowledge management, competitive intelligence and library management with nearly 20 years of professional experience.

With the appointments of Mr. Bois and Ms. White, the membership of the Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. ILC is now as follows:

  • Scott Bailey, Squire Patton Boggs LLP.
  • Jeffrey Bois, Foley & Lardner LLP.
  • Marlene Gebauer, Greenberg Traurig
  • Martin Korn, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP.
  • Steven Lastres, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP.
  • June Libert, Sidley Austin LLP.
  • Katherine Lowry, Baker Hostetler
  • Gina Lynch, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP.
  • Jean O'Grady, DLA Piper LLP.
  • Cheryl Smith, O'Melveny & Myers LLP.
  • Alanna White, Dechert LLP.

“Participating in ILC meetings with my colleagues, and engaging in direct discussions with Wolters Kluwer has allowed me to work with a leading provider in making certain their goals and initiatives match the needs of legal professionals throughout North America and beyond,” said ILC member Martin Korn, Director of Research and Library Services at Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP. “I am proud of my time with the ILC and the impact we have made in helping Wolters Kluwer continue to innovate as a leader in the legal industry.”

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