NEW YORK, May 18, 2017 – Global law firm Reed Smith LLP has been recognized for its collaborative partnership with the Ricoh USA Inc.’s law department by the Association of Corporate Counsel. The firm was among the 2017 ACC Value Champions, a recognition that highlights “deep and innovative partnerships” that drive value by controlling costs and result in improved outcomes.

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Using Reed Smith’s SharePoint solution, known as ouRSite, the firm worked with the Ricoh legal department to develop an improved and highly effective case management system that allows the company to handle a variety of legal related matters, including agency charges and single plaintiff litigation. Since its implementation, Ricoh has reduced its active paper files by 90 percent, and reporting time by more than 60 percent.