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Executive Director, Review Analytics and Consulting Services

Lynn Reilly is the Executive Director of Review Analytics and Consulting Services at Lighthouse. She leads the teams that support analytics, TAR and review.

Prior to joining Lighthouse, Lynn was T-Mobile's Senior Corporate Counsel for eDiscovery. As a member of T-Mobile's Major Litigation Team, she oversaw all aspects of T-Mobile's ediscovery, including setting policies and practices across cases and advising litigation counsel on the law, strategy and tactics of ediscovery.

Lynn has over 25 years of experience as an attorney, including as a commercial litigator with Stoel Rives and as a prosecutor for the City of Seattle. Since 2001, Lynn has focused her legal practice on ediscovery. Lynn practiced for six years in the eDiscovery group at K&L Gates. She also developed the curriculum for and taught the University of Washington’s Continuing and Professional Education certificate program in ediscovery project management.

She holds a J.D. with Honors from the University of Washington School of Law and served a judicial clerkship at the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

What Are You Doing to Drive Proportional Discovery?

Published Fri, August 17, 2018 by Lynn Reilly, Esq.

Last month I went to a conference about the impact of the December 2015 FRCP proportionality amendments. The group included plaintiffs’ and defense counsel, in-house lawyers, and service providers. On the question of real-world change, plaintiffs’ counsel reported that so far their worries about undue limits on discovery haven’t materialized. Consistent with that experience, defense counsel said they haven’t yet seen the hoped-for benefits from the amendments. Part of the reason seems to be that many practitioners either don’t know about...

Finding Value in the eDiscovery Process

Published Wed, July 11, 2018 by Lynn Reilly, Esq.

Until fairly recently, “value” wasn’t really a stated goal of ediscovery. eDiscovery was just an unavoidable expense. Document production was unrelated to the larger goals or substantive work of the litigation. The idea was simply to meet obligations as cheaply as possible, usually by negotiating for the lowest rate for each line item.

Ten Tips for Cost Savings in eDiscovery

Published Tue, July 10, 2018 by Lynn Reilly, Esq.

A few weeks ago, along with my Lighthouse colleague Brandon Jessup, Executive Director of Technical Project Management, I spoke at the Washington Association of Corporate Counsel’s fifth annual Technology Summit. Together, we presented a session entitled Metrics that Matter – Understanding Benchmarks of Success and How to Measure Them. In the session, we discussed various measures of success in ediscovery. Since cost containment is always an important factor, we covered some practical tips below:

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