To help our attorneys and clients manage their cases in a strategic and cost-efficient manner, Vorys employs legal project management through industry certified experts using a proven methodology and practice specific tools. The firm employs a sophisticated workflow and project management system to manage its cases and to monitor metrics. This enables Vorys to implement complex, yet efficient, logistical planning.
At Vorys, we have a dedicated Project Management Office, with two Lean Six Sigma certified project managers on staff. The staff also have Project Management Professional (PMP) certifications from the Project Management Institute (PMI).
What We Do:
Our project management professionals work with our attorneys and clients to utilize practice-specific templates to help:
- Manage matters
- Define expectations
- Meet budgets
- Stay on schedule
- Improve communications
- Identify risks and potential responses
- Improve our service delivery through a lessons learned reflection at the conclusion.
In addition to the staff in the Project Management Office, all of the firm’s paralegals have completed legal project management training. Training for Vorys attorneys – which is taught by a renowned expert in legal project management – is ongoing.
Who We Are:
Scott David: Scott is the head of Vorys Project Management Office. He has spent more than 20 years working as a project manager in a variety of industries. At Vorys, Scott has managed a variety of legal project management and process improvement projects focused on creating efficiencies. He holds a Project Management Professional certification from the Project Management Institute and is certified in Lean Six Sigma. Read more.
Doreen Watt: Doreen is the senior project and process manager in the Vorys Project Management Office. She has managed projects for nearly 20 years. At Vorys, Doreen provides legal project management expertise and spearheads process and practice improvement projects to redefine processes that improve productivity. Doreen holds a Project Management Professional certification from the Project Management Institute and is certified in Lean Six Sigma. Read more.