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Stuart Maue and The Counsel Management Group Announce Partnership Agreement

St. Louis, MO, May 18, 2016

The Counsel Management Group’s advanced analytics and consulting services will allow for additional legal cost management offerings for Stuart Maue clients.

Stuart Maue and The Counsel Management Group today announced a strategic partnership agreement that enhances both companies’ ability to provide value added benefits to their clients. With internal legal departments pressured to do more with less, The Counsel Management Group’s collaboration with Stuart Maue will allow for the potential of additional cost savings and increased efficiency for clients.

CMG and Stuart Maue have designed a partnership to assist legal departments by strategically reducing cost and improving how they partner with their law firms. The data analytics and bill review services offered by the two companies are laser-focused on finding opportunities to improve efficiency and increase value for clients. Unlike many legal bill review vendors and legal consultants, Stuart Maue and The Counsel Management Group have a successful track record of implementing effective, highly customizable solutions while offering exemplary service to their clients. Together, the companies offer a wide range of services such as: firm/vendor performance review, budget analysis, efficiency analytics, alternative fee implementation, rate and fee reviews, year-end scorecards, and legal invoice and guideline analysis.

Dr. Harry J. Maue, Chairman and CEO of Stuart Maue, said, “The Counsel Management Group and Stuart Maue have both provided exceptional services to legal departments for many years. We feel this collaboration is a definite advantage for existing and new clients by assisting them in finding additional cost savings and increasing the value delivered on outside counsel engagements.”

Frederick Paulmann (JD, MBA), CEO of The Counsel Management Group, said, “Clients are increasingly looking for comprehensive solutions to help them better manage legal spending as business demands grow. Stuart Maue and CMG have a shared history of deep commitment to client service and first-rate quality. We are excited about this unique alignment of subject matter expertise and credibility to better serve client needs, from data analysis and cost models to strategic invoice review.”

The collaboration is designed to give internal legal departments a full suite of solutions and services to better understand their historical cost patterns, improve management and savings on existing matters, and build more effective budgets and alternative fee structures in the future.

To learn more about the strategic partnership offerings by Stuart Maue and The Counsel Management Group, please contact Larry Kwasny, senior vice president and director of business development, at: (800) 291-9940 or email: lkwasny@smmj.com.

The Counsel Management Group, founded in 2009, uses data analytics to help corporate legal departments and law firms implement more effective fee structures focused on value delivered.

About Stuart Maue

Founded in 1985, Stuart Maue develops customized cost management solutions for our clients in the areas of legal spend management, legal audit, reporting and analytics, bankruptcy, and vendor management. Our clients recognize significant savings from our invoice review programs and gain vital insights into their legal spend and vendor costs through our reporting capabilities. For more information about Stuart Maue or our services, visit our website at: www.stuartmaue.com or contact us at one of our locations:

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