Bass, Berry & Sims PLC opts for Aderant Expert and Handshake

Ability to seamlessly streamline financial data and client services were the deciding factors.

Nashville-based and nationally ranked law firm Bass, Berry & Sims PLC has selected Aderant Expert and Handshake as its practice and financial management software and knowledge management solution. Expert and Handshake, both number one in their respective classes among the AmLaw 200, were the perfect combination for Bass, Berry & Sims as they look to transform their firm through efficiency, mobility and firmwide collaboration of data and systems.

“Aderant displayed a true understanding of what it meant to partner with Bass, Berry & Sims long-term,” said Craig Bingham, Chief Administrative Officer at the firm. “We are excited about our partnership with Aderant and the opportunity it offers us to advance our ability to use financial data to serve our clients better.”

Bass, Berry & Sims was looking for software that could provide additional insights into the firm’s finances in a way that would make the data actionable for attorneys and streamline the financial system without being disruptive during implementation. A partner with an excellent product and an emphasis on client service – something the firm prides itself on – was key to Bass, Berry & Sims, making the combination of Expert and Handshake the clear choice for their needs.

“Bass, Berry & Sims is exactly what we look for in a long-term partner,” said Aderant’s Executive Vice President, Chris Cartrett. “Focusing on improvements and efficiency across all parts of the firm is key. It’s a pleasure to continue our partnership with another technology-focused and forward-thinking firm.”

About Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
With more than 280 attorneys representing numerous publicly traded companies and Fortune 500 businesses, Bass, Berry & Sims has been involved in some of the largest and most significant litigation matters, investigations and business transactions in the country. For more information, visit

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