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August 2015

Structured Data e-Discovery

By Wendy Predescu and Philip Zimmermann

Courts are increasingly ordering counsel to identify and produce information beyond traditional e-mail and loose files. Whether its employee and payroll data related to a wage and hour dispute or trade data related to a market manipulation investigation, understanding the EDRM as it relates to increasingly larger volumes of structured data has never been a more critical e-discovery capability. Read More...

Effective Ways to Implement a 'Less Paper' Office

By John Gilbert

"Going paperless" is something that many law firms claim they desire. There is exceptional value to be gained from a totally paperless environment and storing documents electronically, both in terms of cost savings and efficiency. Risk is reduced as well. However, going completely paperless is a frustrating task that is akin to slamming your head in a door over and over again: It only feels better when you stop. Read More...

Easy-to-Use Collection Technology Leads to Lower e-Discovery Costs

By Brad Harris

Corporate legal departments are all about cost control and efficient processes, yet when hit with a new investigation or lawsuit, legal teams often reflexively fall back on the "collect everything" mentality. The emergence of targeted and remote collection technologies now makes it possible for corporations to collect in a legally defensible way that reduces cost and minimizes business disruption. Read More...

Ipro Suite Helps Houston Firm Increase Efficiency

By B.B. Neely

Despite our firm's technological savvy, the burden of growing discovery volumes was challenging to manage. We were experiencing performance and workflow issues on all cases with over 150,000 documents, forcing us to send the larger cases to outside vendors, adding time and cost to every case. Our goal was to find a new in-house solution that could process and search vast amounts of data quickly and provide our attorneys with powerful analytic tools to use in early case assessment (ECA) and strategy development. Read More...

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