Aderant Holdings, Inc. (“Aderant”) is a leading provider of business management applications for law firms and professional services organizations to efficiently manage operations, attract and retain clients, and maximize profitability. The company provides a suite of front and back-office applications which automate financial management, time and billing, business development, practice management, business intelligence, and performance management functions.

Aderant has over 550 customers and its solutions are used by more than 100,000 professionals globally. Approximately 90% of the company’s customers and users are from the legal industry (law firms), with the balance coming from the accounting and consulting industries.

Founded in 1978, Aderant is headquartered in Atlanta, GA and has significant operations in Florida, New Zealand, Canada, Australia, and the UK.

Vista Equity Partners Fund III completed a buyout of Aderant in October 2008.

Aderant was acquired by Madison Dearborn Partners in December 2014.

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Redwood Analytics

Redwood Analytics, a former division of LexisNexis, provides leading business performance analytics software and related consulting services for law firms. Redwood Analytics helps law firms track and understand key business metrics such as overall profitability, client health, and other drivers of value.


Aderant acquired Redwood Analytics in May 2014.

Omega Legal Systems

Omega Legal Systems provides mid- to large-size law firms an integrated financial and practice management software suite. Since 1975, Omega has been solving critical business issues for law firms, improving their profitability, productivity, and efficiency.


Aderant acquired Omega Legal Systems in April 2012.

Applied Technology Group

ATG provides complete digital imaging solutions for law and professional services firms. The ExpertImage product enables firms to deploy a customized solution using a variety of predefined templates such as bills, prebills, AP invoices, cash receipts, and reports. ExpertImage can function as an independent solution or integrate seamlessly with existing management systems such as Aderant Expert.


Aderant acquired Applied Technology Group in March 2012. 

RainMaker Software

Rainmaker Software develops financial and practice management software for mid to large sized law firms.


Aderant acquired Rainmaker Software in October 2011.


CompuLaw provides court rules sets and docket management software to manage calendars for law firms of all sizes. The Company’s database of over 2,000 rules sets has been developed over the course of 30 years and addresses 98% of all litigation in the United States.


Aderant acquired CompuLaw in August 2011.

Client Profiles

Client Profiles provides case and financial management software to the SMB law firm market.  The Company’s fully-integrated solution helps over 900 law firms manage their day-to-day workflows by managing case materials and automating the firms’ back office billing and accounting functions.


Aderant acquired Client Profiles in August 2011.


CRM4Legal provides a complete marketing, business development and client care solution designed specifically for the legal market. The Company’s CRM software is deployed at firms of all sizes, worldwide.


Aderant acquired CRM4Legal in August 2011.


StarLaw provides legal firms and professionals with a unified, powerful, easy to use system that streamlines matter management, meets work-product and regulatory requirements, and integrates with existing technology platforms and application. It offers the StarLaw product suite, which includes document, records and email management.


Aderant acquired StarLaw in August 2009.

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