ELM16 Delivers Insights on Building Better Partnerships, Diversity and Analytics

HOUSTON—July 21, 2016—Wolters Kluwer’s ELM Solutions today announced that the keynote speaker for its second annual ELM Solutions user conference will be Mel Robbins, a recognized authority on leadership development, employee engagement, and motivation. The 2016 event, ELM16, will be held Sept. 20-22 at the Four Seasons Resort at Walt Disney World® in Orlando, Fla. 

Robbins’ presentation will focus on the importance of collaboration and leadership – an important area to both corporate legal and law firms that seek to create more effective and efficient business partnerships. As an award-winning CNN commentator and co-founder of INSPIRE52, Robbins’ articles on human behavior drive tens of millions of page views for CNN.com. Robbins has appeared as an expert on human behavior and motivation on Good Morning America, Dr. Phil, Dr. Oz, Oprah, The Today Show and Fox News. She was named America's Outstanding News Talkshow Host at the 2014 Gracie Awards. 

Along with Robbins, ELM16 is expected to bring together more than 200 legal, compliance and claims professionals from every major industry sector. The conference not only helps users of Passport® and TyMetrix® 360° enhance their use of these market-leading solutions for legal, compliance, and risk management, it will provide access to a number of industry experts who will be on hand to discuss the latest industry trends and best practices across corporate departments and law firms. Additional speakers will include: 

  • William Henderson, professor, Indiana University, and expert on the influence of legal education and the changing economics and structure of the legal profession. His presentation will focus on Legal Analytics.
  • Gary Marchant, Regent’s Professor and Lincoln Professor of Emerging technologies, Law and Ethics, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law. Marchant teaches and researches in the subject areas of environmental law, risk assessment and risk management, genetics and the law, governance of emerging technologies, and law, science and technology.
  • Mary Ann Hynes, general counsel, Archdiocese of Chicago. Ms. Hynes was the first female General Counsel of a F500 company, engineered numerous mega merger and was instrumental in establishing stock markets in Eastern Europe. Her keynote will focus on Diversity.
  • Daniel Katz, professor, Chicago-Kent teaches Civil Procedure, E-Discovery, and Entrepreneurial Lawyering and spearheads new initiatives to teach law students how to leverage technology and entrepreneurship in their future legal careers.


“Well recognized for her high energy and motivational presentations, we are pleased to have Mel Robbins be a part of our event, and support our efforts in helping legal departments build better relationships with their firms,” said Karen Sekley-D’Andrea, Head of Global Marketing for Wolters Kluwer’s ELM Solutions. “ELM16 provides a unique forum for participants to connect, engage and collaborate in ways that will help them not only work smarter, but impact their overall business performance.”

As the market leader, Wolters Kluwer’s ELM Solutions provides comprehensive technology solutions, in-depth data and analytics, and best-in-class professional services to help the largest and best-run legal and claims organizations address the intricate complexities they face and, ultimately, make better business decisions.


About Wolters Kluwer Governance, Risk & Compliance
Wolters Kluwer Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) is a division of Wolters Kluwer which provides legal, finance, risk and compliance professionals and small business owners with a broad spectrum of solutions, services and expertise needed to help manage myriad governance, risk and compliance needs in dynamic markets and regulatory environments. The division’s prominent brands include: AppOne®, AuthenticWeb™, Bankers Systems®, BizFilings®, Capital Changes, CASH Suite™, CT Corporation, CT Lien Solutions, Corsearch, GainsKeeper®, LegalVIEW®, OneSumX®, Passport®, TyMetrix® 360, Uniform Forms™, VMP® Mortgage Solutions and Wiz®.

Wolters Kluwer N.V. (AEX: WKL) is a global leader in information services and solutions for professionals in the health, tax and accounting, risk and compliance, finance and legal sectors. Wolters Kluwer reported 2015 annual revenues of €4.2 billion. The company, headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands, serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries and employs 19,000 people worldwide.