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Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft Takes Collaboration Online With IntraLinks; Leading Law Firm Increases Speed and Efficiency While Reducing Costs.

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IntraLinks Inc., a provider of secure digital workspaces(TM) for business transactions and projects, today announced that Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, one of the world's most prominent international law firms, has signed a subscription agreement to migrate its client collaboration to IntraLinks' secure online environment.

With offices in New York, Charlotte, Washington, D.C. and London, Cadwalader will incorporate IntraLinks' highly progressive business solution across the board.

A leap forward in digital interaction, the latest version of IntraLinks provides its clients with faster, more reliable access, improved functionality and a more user-friendly interface, while maintaining features such as anytime, anywhere access and global 24/7 service and support that clients have come to expect.

"We chose to use IntraLinks digital workspaces at the request of our clients. We worked with IntraLinks for capital markets transactions in the past, and found they provide a highly efficient and effective inter-enterprise collaboration tool," said Linda Swartz, co-chair of the Tax Department and chairperson of Cadwalader's Technology Strategic Planning Group.

Cadwalader Director of Information Technology Greta Ostrovitz agrees wholeheartedly. "We could not cost effectively duplicate IntraLinks' services. In addition to their 24/7 support, our attorneys appreciate the flexibility of their business templates and the easy-to-use, intuitive interface."

Karl Rabke, general manager of professional services at IntraLinks, stated, "By signing with IntraLinks, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft further emphasizes its commitment to providing its clients with the expertise of one of the world's most respected legal teams and the enhanced efficiency afforded by IntraLinks' industry-leading digital workspaces. We are pleased to welcome Cadwalader to our fast-growing group of clients from the upper echelon of the legal community."

About IntraLinks, Inc.

IntraLinks (, the new digital workspace, enables companies to effectively collaborate outside the enterprise on complex business. Through IntraLinks' secure, neutral, online environments, companies are better able to compete globally by accelerating essential business processes, simplifying communication and fostering rapid workflow. IntraLinks is easily accessible anywhere, anytime using a Web browser.

Since April 1997, more than 70,000 participants worldwide have used IntraLinks' digital workspaces to communicate and collaborate on more than 6,000 projects and transactions. IntraLinks has been rapidly adopted by clients in the financial services, insurance, legal, pharmaceutical and professional services markets. Clients include: AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP; Bank of America; FDIC; Chiron Corporation; Cravath, Swaine & Moore; Ernst & Young; Hogan & Hartson LLP; ING Barings; International Finance Corporation (World Bank Group); JPMorgan Chase; KPMG and Linklaters.

Founded in June 1996, IntraLinks is headquartered in New York with additional offices in Boston, London, and San Francisco.

About Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft (, established in 1792, is one of the world's leading international law firms with offices in New York, Charlotte, Washington, D.C. and London. Cadwalader serves a diverse client base, including many of the world's top financial institutions, undertaking business in more than 50 countries on six continents. The firm offers legal expertise in securitization, structured finance, mergers & acquisitions, corporate finance, real estate, environmental, insolvency, litigation, healthcare, banking, project finance, taxation and private client matters.
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Date:Jun 5, 2001
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