NLJ 250 Firm Eckert Seamans Chooses Verdatum’s Digital Dictation Workflow Solution

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Pittsburgh-based National Law Firm of over 330 lawyers in 11 offices rolls out the only Digital Dictation Workflow system in the world designed exclusively for lawyers and law firms.

We found Verdatum to be the best solution for lawyers, assistants, and IT staff on the market

Eckert Seamans, a national law firm with over 330 attorneys located in 11 offices throughout the eastern United States, has installed the Verdatum digital dictation workflow solution for its lawyers. The firm has installed Verdatum for Worldox, which fully integrates with its document management system. The attorneys of Eckert Seamans now have at their disposal the only digital dictation system with tools and security designed, developed, and supported exclusively for lawyers and law firms.

“We found Verdatum to be the best solution for lawyers, assistants, and IT staff on the market,” said Sandy Mikita, Information Support Manager. “Since Verdatum is the only legal-exclusive solution available, they were able to clearly understand the needs of our firm, and to offer to specialized tools which help our attorneys, assistants, and IT staff be more productive and profitable. The implementation and training on the system was easy, and there has been a very high satisfaction rate among users. Our experience with Verdatum has been excellent, and we are extremely happy to have selected the system.”

Eckert Seamans is among the many law firms coast to coast that have found that there are significant advantages to a legal exclusive digital dictation system. With its integration into Eckert Seamans document management system, the assistants’ workflow becomes much more efficient and the firm is assured that the dictation is as secure as the documents of the firm, since the same audit trail and ethical wall adherence exists for dictation as well as documents. Lawyer-specific tools exclusive to Verdatum, as well as extending the capabilities of the DMS to the dictation system, accelerates the firms ROI.

“Eckert Seamans is a firm with a tremendous reputation, and to count them among the scores of satisfied Verdatum customers is an honor,” said John Methfessel, President and CEO of Verdatum. “The management and attorneys of Eckert Seamans have been very specific in what they desire from their new digital dictation system, and Verdatum is proud to have met, if not exceeded, their expectations. They have configured their system for use over Citrix; our systems flexibility offers them the ability to create exactly the workflow and end-user experience that fits the firm best. Verdatum doesn’t require a law firm to compromise and try to fit a healthcare dictation system into its workflow; it’s made specifically for them.”

About Verdatum

Verdatum, the 2008 Law Technology News Gold Award Winner for dictation systems, produces digital dictation workflow systems for law firms and lawyers, allowing firms to tracked and manage dictation on their network. Verdatum solutions either tightly integrate with the law firm’s document management system or operate as a stand-alone solution with the integrated document tracking system. The company is headquartered in New York, NY and serves law firms in the US and Canada. Its management has over 50 years combined experience in legal practice, law firm management, and legal IT administration. The company counts as customers law firms ranging in size from 10 attorneys to over 600. To learn more, visit the company’s website @

About Eckert Seamans

Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC is a national full-service law firm with over 330 attorneys based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with three offices located in the Pittsburgh area and eight other offices located throughout the Eastern United States. The firm has the breadth and depth of resources to deliver quality legal services to a broad range of corporate, individual, entrepreneurial, start-up, nonprofit and government clients, whether such clients are local, regional, national or international. To learn more, please visit the firm’s website at


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