• AI Considerations for In-House Counsel

    June 01, 2023 |

    Having an AI policy that outlines acceptable use, and documenting assessments that establish that AI systems are used in a manner consistent with the policy and that the benefits outweigh potential harms, can go a long way in managing legal and reputational risk.

  • 4 Pitfalls To Avoid In Legal Operations (and How to Deal With Them)

    June 01, 2023 |

    For legal stakeholders seeking to take their existing legal operations programs to the next level or start new programs from scratch, there are a few all-too-easy traps that can stunt growth, cost political capital and cause headaches. Having a strategic plan, budget and critical executive buy-in is not enough to avoid these four common issues.

  • 3 Common Pitfalls Lawyers Face Without Legal Analytics

    May 01, 2023 |

    Without the right tools, even the most skilled lawyers can fall victim to common pitfalls that can cripple their performance and success. This article discusses three of these pitfalls and how legal analytics can help lawyers stay ahead of the competition and provide the best counsel to their clients.

  • Legal Operations Success In 2023

    March 01, 2023 |

    Strategies for Navigating an Uncertain Economy, Leveraging CLM Technology to Streamline Processes, and Embracing Change During a recent discussion with a select group of leaders in legal operations in highly-regulated organizations, several key themes emerged that are likely to drive new initiatives in 2023.

  • Best Practices In Second Request Document Review: Eliminating the Fear Factor

    January 01, 2023 |

    Part One of a Two-Part Article: Challenges and solutions in document review HSR second requests have become increasingly common in mergers or acquisitions that meet the premerger reporting threshold, which in 2022 was a transaction value of more than $101 million. The burdens of complying with second requests are onerous. The mere thought of undergoing such an exercise tends to strike fear in the heart of the legal department. In this article series, we'll outline the major challenges of second requests, suggest strategies to overcome them, and discuss how to face a second request with equanimity and confidence.

  • Privilege Logs: Strategy, Best Practices and Practical Advice

    January 01, 2023 |

    This article provides an overview of the different types of privilege logs, lays out best practices for negotiating ESI or privilege-log protocols, and discusses other issues that can occur with privilege logs in e-discovery.

  • Legal Tech: Twitter's Future and E-discovery

    December 01, 2022 |

    Whether Twitter's doomsday is coming is still uncertain. But the threat of loss of years' worth of companies' data could be the impetus behind testing collection tools and reevaluating e-discovery processes.

  • Incident Response Plans and Tabletop Exercises May Be A Waste of Time

    November 01, 2022 |

    Developing and delivering an IRP or TTE to improve the effectiveness of your incident response approach, in isolation, does not work. If your incident response preparation activity does not include some fundamental tactical actions, when the time comes and your house is on fire, your breach response will fail to meet your expectations.