Handshake Software Partners

It is Handshake Software’s mission to continually enhance the value of our solutions and provide our clients with the maximum breadth of solution options and integration capabilities available in the marketplace. To that end, pursuing strategic partnerships are crucial to Handshake’s success, as we work to deliver robust, flexible and cost-effective solutions to our customers.  The Handshake Software Relationship Framework addresses the needs of multiple stakeholders including integration partners, distributors, technology partners and clients. Handshake Software has a very unique, in-depth technology and business relationship with Microsoft Corporation and has forged equally client-centric partnerships with LexisNexis, Manzama, Thomson Reuters, Neudesic and 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

View samples of the Handshake/Fireman partnership here.

netdocs2Founded in 1999, NetDocuments cloud-based document management service has given law firms of all sizes – including some of the world’s largest and most prestigious – the ability to reduce costs and increase security, mobility, and disaster recovery to documents and emails from anywhere and on any device. With anytime, anywhere access enabled by offices and fully redundant datacenters in the United States and United Kingdom, firms are able to increase productivity and improve the client experience through a comprehensive cloud-based service. For more information about the company, go to

View samples of integration’s with NetDocuments here.

Foundation Software Group is a developer of next-generation software for large law firms. The company is led by an accomplished team of professionals who have a proven track record of success in law firm application development. The company’s flagship offering is Foundation Experience Management, an enterprise software platform that helps firms leverage their collective work experience and of its lawyers. To learn more, visit

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Acrowire simplifies complexity with creative, technical solutions that yield meaningful business results for the legal industry. Specializing in custom application and end-to-end SharePoint development, implementation and branding, Acrowire helps accelerate firm growth and profitability by optimizing productivity through process automation and team collaboration. Our process-driven solutions positively position our NLJ350 clients for tomorrow’s success through services such as Application Modernization, Systems Integration, SharePoint Migrations and SharePoint Managed Services. For more information, visit

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lexis2LexisNexis Legal & Professional is a leading global provider of content and technology solutions that enable professionals in legal, corporate, tax, government, academic and non-profit organizations to make informed decisions and achieve better business outcomes. As a digital pioneer, the company was the first to bring legal and business information online with its Lexis® and Nexis® services. Today, LexisNexis Legal & Professional harnesses leading-edge technology and world-class content to help professionals work in faster, easier and more effective ways. Through close collaboration with its customers, the company ensures organizations can leverage its solutions to reduce risk, improve productivity, increase profitability and grow their business. LexisNexis Legal & Professional, which serves customers in more than 175 countries with 10,000 employees worldwide, is part of RELX Group plc, a world-leading provider of information solutions for professional customers across industries.  For more information about LexisNexis, visit

View samples of integration’s with LexisNexis here.

manzamaManzama is a next-generation Content Management Platform, specifically designed for professionals, that mines and analyzes vast amounts of news and business related information and delivers customized, consolidated, and highly relevant intelligence to each individual across the organization. Manzama gives its users a knowledge advantage by making the process of finding and sharing powerful insights easy.  For more information about Manzama, visit

View samples of integration’s with Manzama here.

TR2Thomson Reuters is the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. We combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers in the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting, intellectual property and science and media markets, powered by the world’s most trusted news organization. Thomson Reuters shares are listed on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges (symbol: TRI). For more information, go to

View samples of integration’s with Thomson Reuters here.

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The Firm Directory is an experience discovery system designed to accelerate knowledge management and marketing efforts for law firms and legal departments. The software improves cross-selling and knowledge-sharing by decreasing the time it takes to locate the right people with the right experience, skills or relationships required for new pursuits and client matters. The Firm Directory enables firms to capture attorney relationships, court affiliations and proficiencies with LinkedIn-style familiarity and ready accessibility via mobile applications. The Firm Directory was built on the award-winning Neudesic Pulse enterprise social collaboration platform, and was created by Neudesic, a technology services company. To learn more, call (949) 789-2641 or visit

View samples of integration’s with The Firm Directory here.


Ravel is a legal search, visualization, and analytics platform. Ravel empowers lawyers to do data-driven research, with analytics and interfaces that help them sift through vast amounts of legal information to find what matters. Established by lawyers in 2012, Ravel spun out of interdisciplinary work between Stanford University’s law school, computer science department, and Ravel is based in San Francisco, and is funded by New Enterprise Associates, North Bridge Venture Partners, Ulu Ventures, Experiment Fund, and Work-Bench.

View samples of integration’s with Ravel here.

imanage3iManage is the leading provider of work product management solutions for legal, accounting and financial services firms and the corporate departments they serve worldwide. Every day iManage helps professionals streamline the creation, sharing, governance and security of their work product. Nearly 3,000 organizations around the world—including more than 1,800 law firms—rely on iManage to help them deliver great client work. Headquartered in Chicago, Ill., iManage is a management-owned company.  For more information, visit

View samples of integration’s with iManage here.


Mobile Helix, Inc. ( provides software solutions which enable lawyers to be productive from smartphones and tablets. The LINK™ system integrates document management, email, network file shares, SharePoint, and the firm intranet in a single encrypted app. Mobile Helix solutions deliver the high level of security required by clients in regulated industries yet are lightweight and affordable to deploy.

View samples of Handshake Software’s Portal in Mobile Helix Link here.

micro2Handshake & Microsoft

Handshake Software is involved in numerous early-adopter programs within Microsoft dating back to the early 2000’s and SharePoint 2001. We are committed to ensuring our products leverage and integrate with the next generation of Microsoft products and technologies including Office 2013, Office 2016, Office 365, SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2016 & SharePoint Online.

Microsoft Matter Center

Handshake Software has worked with Microsoft and Matter Center since its early stages and has utilized the Handshake Software core technology to deliver several products that integrate with Matter Center.  Handshake has delivered a complete addin for Matter Center, based on the AppDev model, to provide users with the ability easily navigate, find and save documents from Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel.  In addition, the Handshake addin for Matter Center integrates with the law firm’s or law department’s existing systems so that users can see a matter-centric or client-centric view information from their legacy document system and financial system without leaving the Matter Center user interface.  Handshake Software also has products that can migrate documents from legacy document management systems to SharePoint online/Matter Center; a product to support Auto-email filing in Matter Center folders and auto-matter site generation based on client/matter information from the financial system.  Handshake Software was recognized at ILTA 2015 as one of the pioneer Matter Center partners.

Microsoft Certifications

Microsoft Gold Certified PartnerAs a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, Handshake Software has demonstrated its expertise with Microsoft technologies and proven its ability to meet customers’ integration needs. Microsoft Gold Certified Partners receive a rich set of benefits, including access, training and support, giving their clients and customers a competitive advantage in the marketplace. Handshake Software has demonstrated competencies in:

  • Data Management Solutions
  • Information Worker Solutions
  • Custom Development Solutions
  • Business Intelligence

Microsoft Business-Critical SharePoint Program

In 2013, Handshake Software was selected for Microsoft Business-Critical SharePoint Program (BCSP), a partner program that includes top solution and service providers who focus on advanced, company-wide SharePoint solutions. BCSP is focused on expanding the market for building and delivering solutions that generate a business impact through advanced SharePoint solutions including:

  • Connect line-of-business applications into SharePoint, so people can find the information they need
  • Make better decisions based on relevant and timely information while ensuring compliance around core business processes
  • Boost return on investment through faster time-to-market, process efficiencies, reduced risk, and lower IT total cost of ownership.