E-Discovery

E-Discovery Veterans are Tackling a 'New Generation of Challenges'

By Zach Warren |

Steve Vranas, who recently moved to Zapproved, talks lessons learned from his 15-year e-discovery career and his view on the industry's trajectory.

Julie Chain, Millnet.

The E-Discovery Calling: Millnet's Julia Chain Talks New Jobs and Technology Shifts

By Gabrielle Orum Hernández |

Chain found her way into e-discovery after a series of career changes, bringing with her the skills of general counsel and tech consulting positions past.

Culture Clash: 3 Tech Rules When Collecting Data from the EU

By Rhys Dipshan |

Fine-tuning e-discovery, legal hold and redaction processes can help U.S. legal practitioners navigate the challenges in collecting EU data.

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Bringing Automation In-House, MinterEllison to Develop AI With Joint Venture

By Gabrielle Orum Hernández |

MinterEllison and Goat Ventures will co-produce a platform that broadly applies artificial intelligence to legal services delivery.

3 Areas Where IoT is Already Impacting Lawyers

By Ian Lopez |

The increasingly wireless world spells increasingly difficult challenges for lawyers in law firms and organizations of all sizes.

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When Lawyers Become Hackers

By Gabrielle Orum Hernández |

A look at how attorneys might find “ethical hacking” useful in the e-discovery process.

E-Discovery an Exercise in Creativity, Says DiscoverReady's Laurey Harris

By Gabrielle Orum Hernández |

Profiled as part of LTN's Plugged In series, Harris found a "viable industry" in e-discovery where she could demonstrate creativity and leadership.

Corporations Move Toward Encryption, But It’s a Mixed Blessing for Legal

By Rhys Dipshan |

As corporations increasingly eye encryption to mitigate cybersecurity risks, e-discovery operations may become more challenging.

The 'Under the Hood' Approach to Social Media E-Discovery

By Gabrielle Orum Hernández |

Social media data is increasingly useful for litigation, but extracting such data for e-discovery isn't always an easy process.

The Low-Down on E-Discovery in Germany: Where the Growth's at and the Cases in Question

By Zach Warren |

Consilio's Michael Becker chats e-discovery's German growth, key differences in European discovery and more.

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Have E-Discovery and Security Woes? Analytics May Be the Way, Survey Says

By Ricci Dipshan |

The annual Advanced Analytics Research survey found legal departments turning to analytics to better understand their data to meet business and security demands.

The E-Discovery Bots Are Coming: Machine Learning in Preservation and Collection

By Jim Shook, Dell EMC |

In e-discovery, machine learning mainly addresses review. What are the possibilities with preservation and collection?

From Use Policies to Pro Bono, the 4 E-Discovery Changes to Look for in 2017

By Shannon Capone Kirk and Emily A. Cobb, Ropes & Gray |

While some changes are fleeting, others could dramatically alter the e-discovery landscape moving forward.

If the Shoe Fits: Leveraging E-Discovery Expertise for DPO Responsibilities and GDPR Compliance

By Ryan Costello, eTERA Consulting |

The EU's additional guidance around the data protection officer has generated significant buzz.

Is E-Discovery Going Back to the Future in 2017?

By David Horrigan, kCura |

Five things we expect to see in e-discovery in 2017 and two things we won't.

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The 7 Most Surprising Challenges of Multilingual Keyword Searches

By Ben Rusch, Consilio |

If you do not want to miss critical documents during internal investigations, it is important to get the multilingual keyword searches right.

Snapchat Spectacles: The Eye-Popping E-Discovery Implications of Wearable Tech

By Ryan Costello, eTERA Consulting |

As experts speculate how data or metadata associated with these devices will arise in litigation, it's worthwhile to start preparing now for their use.

FRCP Amendments Dominate 2016 Federal E-Discovery Cases, Report Finds

By Ricci Dipshan |

A Kroll Ontrack report highlights how many 2016 opinions sought to better educate attorneys on proportionality, and fine-tune ESI preservation processes.

E-Discovery's Own Cyber Monday: A Look at E-Discovery Companies' Shopping List

By Gabrielle Orum Hernández |

Holiday shoppers aren't the only ones searching for the hot new toy. LTN examines what e-discovery companies are asking for in M&A this year.

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Looking for an E-Discovery Job? Here's Where 2017 Demand Could Be

By Ricci Dipshan |

The Cowen Group estimates high demand for e-discovery project managers and specialists next year, with service providers driving most of the hiring.

What's the Difference With E-Discovery in Canada? A Heavy ECA Focus, to Start

By Zach Warren |

Canadian e-discovery giant Commonwealth Legal discusses the differences it expects to see in the upcoming ComplexDiscovery e-discovery business survey.

Why E-Discovery Project Management? A Q&A with DISCO's New Professional Services Head

By Zach Warren |

Steve Green talks what drew him to DISCO from two prior e-discovery jobs, career advice for those in the industry and more.

Compliance Key Demand for Legal Tech Providers, Enterprise Risk Survey Finds

By Ricci Dipshan |

An AlixPartners' survey finds U.S. and European companies extending its risk management compliance to vendors.

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Unstructured Data Tool Heureka Rakes in $1.1M in Seed Funding

By Gabrielle Orum Hernández |

The data indexing software allows users to analyze data at its point of origin.

The Contract E-Discovery Staffing Revolution Continues

By Jared Coseglia, TRU Staffing Partners |

The reasons for massive adoption of contract staffing solutions are further illustrated by scalability, managed services, tool consolidation, and the millennial factor.

Christopher Mellen, Director of Technology Advisory Services for BDO Consulting.

BDO Consulting Appoints Former White House Cybersecurity Executive as Information Risk Team Director

By Ricci Dipshan |

Christopher Mellen will join BDO with decades of experience in traditional cybersecurity and e-discovery.

(l-r) Bruce S. Markowitz, vice president of eDiscovery for Evolver Legal Services, Paul A. Meyer, managing counsel of Towers Watson & Co., Antigone Peyton, founder and CEO of Cloudigy Law, Robert D. Keeling, of Sidley Austin, and Oral Pottinger, of Mayer Brown, during a panel discussion titled “Faster, Bigger, Better e-Discovery: Leveraging Technology to Its Fullest,” part of the Masters Conference for Legal Professionals, held at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C., Oct. 19, 2016.

A Look at the Future of E-Discovery: More Data, More Problems

By Zoe Tillman |

Masters Conference panelists discuss evolving e-discovery tools, sending data to the cloud, and more.

Top E-Discovery Talent: Why Own, When You Should Loan

By Jared Coseglia, TRU Staffing Partners |

In a climate of gargantuan e-discovery consolidation, contract staffing will emerge as the competitive edge for large and small employers alike.

Sophie Ross.

Sophie Ross Hired to Lead Technology Sector for FTI Consulting

By Gabrielle Orum Hernández |

FTI Consulting looks to build its information governance practice with new executive staff.

(l-r): Judge Nora Barry Fischer, Judge Andrew Peck, Judge Xavier Rodriguez, Judge David Waxse, and David Horrigan, of kCura.

Ask the Judges: A Q&A With the Judges Behind E-Discovery's Most Impactful Rulings

By Ian Lopez |

Leading federal judges discuss the nature of e-discovery as applied in the courtroom at this year's Relativity Fest.

HBR Consulting Hires Laurie Fischer & Information Governance Team from Consilio

By Gabrielle Orum Hernández |

The group hire will allow HBR to extend its information governance resources to corporate legal departments.

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady leaves federal court in New York.

Deflategate and Spoliation: 4 Ways Tom Brady's Suspension Might Have Been Avoided

By Bob Mehr, DriveSavers |

Tom Brady's spoliation sanction could have been avoided, or at least different if he had followed simple information governance and preservation steps.

FRCP and the Changing Nature of "Not Reasonably Accessible"

By Margaret Dale and Dera Nevin, Proskauer Rose |

As courts continue to wrestle with Rule 26(b)(2)(B), a trend of parties using proportionality as a barrier to e-discovery production emerges.