Archive for July 2018

6 eDiscovery Tips to Reduce Costs and Improve Efficiency

  ESI Rule Number One: “… to secure the just, speedy, and inexpensive determination of every action and proceeding.” FED. R. OF CIV. P.1. When outside counsel understands ESI they will meet the above-mentioned rule and ethically represent their clients.” Improperly worded requests for ESI Collection from counsel may not only cost a firm time…

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How to Minimize eDiscovery Wounds When Racing The Clock

As the business of litigation becomes more data driven, it exposes even minor mistakes during the “eDiscovery” process. The most common self-inflicted wounds often occur before substantive discovery even starts; the legal hold. A legal hold is the process undertaken to preserve all forms of relevant information for anticipated litigation. Legal holds are not “one…

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A Look Back at Native Files in eDiscovery

Legal discovery review has come a long way in the last decade to find solutions around the growing volume of ESI. While we wait for the next generation of computer assisted review to fully arrive, let’s revisit human review of native files. Reviewing native files is more defensible and efficient during the review process as…

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