Combination of SharePoint-based technology expertise with Knowledge Management, Search and design experience delivers added client value

Alpharetta, Georgia – October 15, 2015Handshake Software, Inc., the market leading, award-winning provider of SharePoint-based products and services to the legal market, today announced its strategic partnership with Fireman & Company, a leading consulting firm for law firms and corporate legal departments.

The Handshake/Fireman partnership enables firms and corporate clients to deliver more firm-specific, use-case driven knowledge management tools, including SharePoint-based enterprise search. The combination of Handshake Software’s products and SharePoint experience in conjunction with the Fireman & Company-generated functional specifications, requirements and system design has already proven highly successful in several large law firm projects.

“What makes the Handshake/Fireman partnership so valuable to clients is the collective focus on delivering SharePoint-based search and portal solutions that provide users with practice tools reflective of how they currently work,” stated Joshua Fireman, Fireman & Company’s founder and president. “Our collective success is measured on adoption. How well are lawyers using the tools and embracing the process? With the Handshake/SharePoint products, we can deliver an even richer and more meaningful practice-focused user search experience.”

“We are excited to make our collaboration with Fireman & Company official,” stated Douglas L. Horton, Handshake Software’s President and CEO. “By working hand-in-hand, we will further elevate our value proposition to the global legal community.”

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About Handshake Software

Handshake Software is the market leading and award-winning provider of SharePoint-based products and services to the legal market including portals, enterprise search and mobility solutions. Handshake leverages existing firm investments in practice & financial managements systems, CRM, ECM and DMS by delivering powerful system integrations with Microsoft Office and SharePoint. Handshake Software greatly reduces the time, effort and cost of integrating and presenting business information with Microsoft SharePoint, Search, Microsoft Office and mobile devices. Other business benefits include rapid deployment, reduction of overall risk, unparalleled flexibility and integrated security. Handshake clients include 50% of the Am Law 100, and 45% of the Am Law 200 and NLJ 350 with total users exceeding 120,000 across 10 countries. The company was named 2011 Innovative Vendor of the Year by the International Legal Technology Association’s (ILTA) annual Distinguished Peer Awards. Handshake Software is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and member of the Microsoft Business-Critical SharePoint Program. For more information about Handshake Software, visit

About Fireman & Company

Fireman & Company is a legal industry-focused management consulting firm. We are partners with the world’s most innovative law firms and corporations, and our mission is to help our clients make substantial, distinctive and lasting improvements in performance. Change management, strategic IT and process improvement bring our clients concrete, measurable results. We deliver KM strategies, improve legal service delivery, evaluate software solutions and implement critical software such as enterprise search, Intranets, experience management, DM and email management systems. For more information about Fireman & Company, visit