Bensen & Myers on Litigation Management Part 4: Document Review

Rebecca Kelder Myers and Eric E. Bensen , authors of the LexisNexis® title Bensen & Myers on Litigation Management, recently visited the LexisNexis offices in New York City for a conversation about just some of the topics they explore in their new work. Myers, an attorney with Paul Hastings...

Exclusive White Paper: Best Practices In E-Discovery (Free Download)

Sean P. Sweeney, principal and cofounder of LITMG, LLC (Litigation Support Management Group), a litigation support services and consulting company based in Pittsburgh, explores the changes in the tools used during discovery. Access this white paper and find out how to integrate early case assessment...

Williams Mullen E-Discovery Alert: Why Document Review Is Broken

By Bennett B. Borden, Monica McCarroll, Mark Cordover & Sam Strickland The review of documents for responsiveness and privilege is widely perceived as the most expensive aspect of conducting litigation in the information age. Over the last several years, we have focused on determining why that is...

The World Is Flat: Handling Foreign Language Documents In E-Discovery Projects

By Daryl Shetterly Early in my e-Discovery career I learned the unanticipated presence of foreign language documents can throw a project budget and timeline for a loop. We were on budget and ahead of schedule when . . . BAM! Lots of Asian language documents! The English speaking team I had so carefully...

Legal Process Sourcing For Document Review

B y William Wallace Belt "Legal Process Outsourcing" ("LPO") needs a new name. Document reviews are a team effort and "outsourcing" throws a wet blanket on a team approach. A better name is "Legal Process Sourcing (LPS)" instead. Anyone who really works on large...

E-Discovery Can Be Costly - But Not Doing It Right Can Cost Much More

Say you have a fairly complex piece of litigation and you have a million documents to review. And let's be nostalgic and go with an entirely human solution. You have a group of $150-an-hour attorneys who can review each document in just 30 seconds to determine whether it should be produced. It is...

Trend Spotting: Law Firms Seek to Enhance In-House E-Discovery Capabilities

BY: GEORGE SOCHA AND TOM GELBMANN, CO-FOUNDERS OF EDRM AND APERSEE -- Law firms are accelerating efforts to bring e-discovery in-house. We have seen a recent uptick in announcements that law firms have developed or expanded their internal e-discovery capabilities. Providers are quick to note each time...