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Predictive Coding vs. Search Terms: Who Determines the Method of Review?

This blog was originally published on The Daily Record. Two recent cases in two different courts dealt with the issue of technology assisted review (“TAR”) and its use in discovery. At issue in each case was the plaintiffs desire for defendants to use TAR instead of relying on search terms to identify relevant documents. Both courts [...]

By |2018-11-16T18:23:11+00:00November 16th, 2018|Document Review, eDiscovery|Comments Off on Predictive Coding vs. Search Terms: Who Determines the Method of Review?

Transactional eDiscovery Pricing Part 2: Proposed All-In Alternative

In my first post, I explained the background behind the industry moving towards an IN/OUT pricing model and broke down exactly what this approach entails. In this post I'll be covering the inherent risks to the IN/OUT workflow and propose an all-in alternative. There will always be use case scenarios that come up in today’s [...]

By |2018-10-16T10:46:49+00:00October 16th, 2018|Document Review, eDiscovery|Comments Off on Transactional eDiscovery Pricing Part 2: Proposed All-In Alternative

3 Ways Managed Document Review Can Benefit Your Next Case

You've all been there. Looming deadlines require you to have the data reviewed stat, but the expense is enough to make you hesitate. Whether it is for a government request, an internal investigation or a litigation, cost is a primary consideration in any case. Organizations have started to turn towards managed document review as a [...]

By |2018-09-27T12:49:12+00:00September 27th, 2018|Document Review, Legal Staffing|Comments Off on 3 Ways Managed Document Review Can Benefit Your Next Case

What an Experienced Project Manager Wants You to Know About Legal Document Review

With the explosion of ESI, the costs associated with legal document review have increased exponentially – which is why firms have been looking to identify ways to make this workflow more efficient and less expensive. With all the complexities that go into planning and executing a document review workflow, many organizations have been realizing the benefits of [...]

By |2018-07-12T13:46:40+00:00July 12th, 2018|Document Review, eDiscovery|Comments Off on What an Experienced Project Manager Wants You to Know About Legal Document Review

3 Tips from Document Review Project Managers

Special Counsel document review project managers are famous for their bag of tricks—the knowledge, tweaks, anecdotes, and experience they’ve amassed as a team from the thousands of managed reviews our national project manager (PM) Team have run for clients, both large and small. Questions clients ask are, “have you ever seen this before,” or “how have [...]

By |2018-06-21T10:05:15+00:00June 21st, 2018|Document Review, eDiscovery, Legal Technology, Untagged|Comments Off on 3 Tips from Document Review Project Managers

5 Things You Need to Know About the Managed Review Process

Anyone who has directed managed document review projects will tell you this: No two managed reviews are the same. Even when a fact pattern of a new case seems strikingly similar to an old case, a twist might arise. Consequently, anyone who approaches a new managed review process with a hard-wired approach is likely in for an [...]

By |2018-06-01T09:37:41+00:00June 1st, 2018|Document Review, eDiscovery|Comments Off on 5 Things You Need to Know About the Managed Review Process

​5 Workflow Tips for Conducting a Foreign Language Review

When taking on a matter that includes foreign language documents, I find clients are typically split into two distinct buckets: Those that deal with foreign language reviews often and Those that hardly ever find themselves at the helm of a foreign language document review. As a result, clients are looking to eDiscovery vendors more and more to [...]

By |2012-04-01T02:09:23+00:00April 1st, 2012|Document Review, eDiscovery|Comments Off on ​5 Workflow Tips for Conducting a Foreign Language Review

Profile of a Document Review Project Manager

Looking for work as the project manager of a document review? Check out the following key attributes sought by employers, and determine whether you qualify for the challenge of leading a project. Project managers oversee a myriad of tasks ranging from scheduling workflow, managing personnel, and adhering to schedules, in accordance with internal and external [...]

By |2011-08-10T14:43:36+00:00August 10th, 2011|Document Review, eDiscovery|Comments Off on Profile of a Document Review Project Manager

Changing Times In The World Of Document Review

In the first half of 2011, news of continued jobs creation and stock markets inching higher gave entrance to discussions of “recovery.” Job growth in the first quarter exceeded 500,000 and marked the highest three-month gain in five years. As Q2 comes to an end, however, the job market appears to have stagnated and discussions [...]

By |2011-06-01T12:43:55+00:00June 1st, 2011|Document Review, eDiscovery|Comments Off on Changing Times In The World Of Document Review

Guideposts in Document Review

The prevalence of Electronically Stored Information, or ESI, has grown exponentially over the past decade. Both statutes and case law now give parties the duty to review and produce ESI. As a corporate legal department or law firm, when a matter arises that requires the review and production of ESI, how do you comply with [...]

By |2011-05-05T13:40:15+00:00May 5th, 2011|Document Review|Comments Off on Guideposts in Document Review

Data Proliferation, Process Controls and the Role of Project Managers in Document Review

The proliferation of eData gives any document review the potential to become enormous. From eDiscovery pundits to “woe is me” defense attorneys, we have all heard the familiar, “there is just too much data” refrain. But what does that actually mean? The amount of data created in just two days in 2011 equals roughly all [...]

By |2011-04-05T13:33:53+00:00April 5th, 2011|Document Review, eDiscovery|Comments Off on Data Proliferation, Process Controls and the Role of Project Managers in Document Review
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