Partner with Special Counsel to gain access to the most powerful and flexible eDiscovery software platform on the market.
With well-supported software from the leading eDiscovery solution, delays are a thing of the past – even during peak times. The RelativityOne software platform is the most powerful, widely adopted and flexible eDiscovery solution on the market. With automatic upgrades and access to the scalability of the cloud, it is the one-stop solution for future-proofing the modern litigation support practice.
Don’t settle for second rate
RelativityOne is the premier eDiscovery tool, far outperforming the competition. Our customers use RelativityOne to tackle the simplest to the largest, most complex matters. You can rapidly scale and easily adapt your workflow to match the size and needs of any case.
The Special Counsel connection
With a custom pricing model that supersedes the minimum threshold typically required to use this enterprise-grade tool, we offer our partners access to all the RelativityOne software licensing, permissions-based access to the full suite of tools, advanced analytics, underlying infrastructure, and accompanying professional services.
In addition to serving as an extension of the law firm litigation support practice, Special Counsel can provide complementary professional services and consulting in the legal staffing, cybersecurity, data governance, low-cost attorney services.
But when it comes to RelativityOne, Special Counsel has built an entire business around providing expertise within each major module of the platform. Below are the top reason law firms choose to partner with Special Counsel in addition to RelativityOne.
Purchasing RelativityOne through our partnership offers law firms the ability work around the minimum threshold requirements of going direct – avoiding the barriers to entry that may be too high for most small and mid-size firms.
Through a partnership with us, we offer our clients the full suite of RelativityOne offerings with monthly payment terms, lower minimum thresholds, and lower per unit pricing, compared to what is available directly from Relativity.
Forget lengthy time commitments and large data requirements, because our clients can ease in and scale as they grow starting with more customized packages.
User licensing can be purchased on a consumption basis or in bulk. Regardless of which option is chosen, the savings that Special Counsel realizes from purchasing thousands of user licenses per year is passed along to our clients.
Depth of Experience
Having administrative access to all the functionality available within the RelativityOne technology stack requires a team of experts that have amassed considerable experience within each module. Which is why we have an entire department dedicated to each phase of the discovery life-cycle staffed by full time employees that have logged thousands of hours working on active matters for hundreds of law firm clients. That means over 100 permanent employees (including RelativityOne Certified Pros, Relativity Certified Administrators, and Relativity Experts) are dedicated to the various phases of the data discovery lifecycle from forensics through to the review.
Our teams are capable of covering the following:
- Project Implementation and Engagement Support
- Technical Support
- Data Loading
- Data Staging
- User Credentialing
- Support & Consulting
- Database Administration and Training
- Advanced Database and Administration
- Hosted Application Scripting and Training
- Data Analysis and Support
- Exporting Data from Hosted Application
- Custom Case Disposition
- Custom Tracking Logs
- Production Conflict and Image Check
- Prepare and Export Production
- Client Directed Rework
- Production Recreation
- Specification Revision
- Discovery Engineering
- Data Collection
- Basic Data Reduction
- Secondary Data Reduction
- Processing for Native File Review
- Processing for Production or Image File Review
- Optical Character Recognition
- Hosting for Review
- User Licensing and End-User Training
- Advanced Analytics or Predictive Coding
- Production Services
- Paper Document Services
- Computer Forensic Examination
- Attorney Review Project Management
Ability to Scale
With over 50 offices across the US, UK and mainland China that are backed by a network of specialty legal staffing recruiters, we’re capable of ramping up your support to meet the needs of even the most grueling cases.
Built with client needs in mind, we have the capacity to house over 3,000 concurrent professionals or attorney reviewers with training and experience unmatched by our competitors in our TurnKey Legal Centers – which are scalable with adaptable work areas to match project size and scope without compromising security. With over 20 locations throughout the U.S. and U.K. - including several designated National Delivery Centers located in Austin, Baltimore, Cleveland, Detroit, Ft. Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Miami, Minneapolis, New Orleans, Orlando and Phoenix - our TurnKey Legal Centers are supported 24/7 by our dedicated technical services team to minimize disruptions to productivity.
Forensic Collection and Analysis
Benefit from our forensics and collections experts, who have engineered formal protocols to identify, preserve and/or harvest only relevant data, always in a defensible and documented manner, for tens of thousands of clients since 2008. Our team is formally trained in the latest forensic techniques and collection procedures and are skilled at identifying potentially responsive electronically stored information (ESI) within client computing environments, including in standard operating systems, devices and storage locations, as well as complex structured and proprietary database systems. And we have a dedicated team of in-house developers focused solely on extending the functionality of Relativity.
Our professionals are skilled in assisting clients with a wide variety of computer forensic and collection matters, including but not limited to:
- Search and recovery of deleted files and file fragments
- Search for potential evidence of unauthorized or improper use
- Search for evidence of intellectual property theft
- Search for evidence of fraud or other unlawful or prohibited conduct or breach of human resources (HR) or other procedures
- Search for evidence of intentional destruction, alteration or spoliation of evidence
- Expert opinions, expert reports, and preparation and delivery of oral or written testimony
- Chain of custody workflow
- Remote collection procedures
- Ensuring integrity of data and metadata
- Analytics and review
Data Migration and Workflow
Migrate and normalize your live case data from disparate processing and hosting platforms into Relativity with proven documented procedures and quality control protocols – partner with us. We’re equipped to migrate between Relativity platforms, regardless of whether the tenant resides on-premise or in RelativityOne.
Whether the project calls for a full backup of a workspace via the ARM process or a two-step method required of large cases with mass migrations, our experts can handle the export and restoration of data regardless of scale. Our infrastructure team is trained to run a differential analysis on original data stores to evaluate a firm’s workspaces and data to determine the proper jurisdiction for each component.
Lower Cost Third-Party Tools
The RelativityOne app-hub offers several different third-party add-on tools (such as Brainspace, TextIQ, Microsoft, and others) that can be leveraged on a case-by-case basis. Each carries their own independent costs and differing pricing models – usually with minimum thresholds.
But when you partner with us, we can supply per unit rates and make recommendations for how and when to best utilize the technology available to ensure best use and efficiency. As a Special Counsel client, you also get the benefit of a reduced cost of these third-party tools thanks to our existing large-scale agreements.
Special Counsel Partnership with Relativity
After 12 years in partnership and nearly 10 years running as a Relativity Best-in-Service partner, our relationship with Relativity allows us to prioritize our client’s requests and funnel them directly to Relativity – through a custom pricing model. As one of the very first service providers in the industry to offer Relativity as a hosting solution, we benefit from being one of the earliest adopters and largest purchaser of RelativityOne services – which allows us to pass that cost-savings to our clients.
Working through our partnership with Relativity allows our clients in mid-size and regional firms to leverage a consumption-based model, with less upfront cost and no minimum data thresholds. All software licensing, permissions-based access to the entire suite of Relativity tools, advanced analytics, underlying infrastructure, and professional services can be bundled for a flat-fee model that is tiered to best pair with anticipated usage and growth expectations. The pricing model deviates from conventional pay-per-consumption models traditionally seen when going direct and helps eliminate the barriers to entry that may prevent smaller or mid-size firms from getting their RelativityOne advantage.
With RelativityOne, we offer structured web-based and onsite training courses which can be completely customized to meet specific client needs. From basic first-time end-user reviewer training to advanced classroom training power-user options, we offer end-to-end education for the RelativityOne platform.
Our training offerings cover the following topics:
- Environment Navigation
- Transferring of Data
- Incoming Data & Staging
- Analysis of Inventory Reports
- Early Data Analysis
- Analysis vs Analytics
- Pre-Review Analysis
- Data Deliverables & Delivery Process
- Data Processing Workflow
- Relativity Processing
- Relativity – Optimizing the Relativity Experience
- Database Administration
- Matters, Workspaces, Users, Groups, Object Security
- Fields, Choices, Layouts, Views
- Search Terms Reports and Persistent Highlights
- Data Analysis Tools
- Searching Best Practices
- Running Productions
- Imports/Exports using the Relativity Desktop Client (RDC)
- Relativity Analytics
- Structured Analytics Overview
- Content Analytics Overview
- Building and Administering Analytics
- An in-depth look at cluster visualization
- Relativity NEW User Interface (UI)
- Navigation & Searching in the New UI
- Analysis tools in the New UI
- Event Handlers
- Setting Up / Customization of dtSearch indexes & best practices