AI and Analytics: New Ways to Guard Personal Information

Published Thu, February 25, 2021 by Rob Hellewell

Big data can mean big problems in the ediscovery and compliance world – and those problems can be exponentially more complicated when personal data is involved. Sifting through terabytes of data to ensure that all personal information is identified and protected is becoming an increasingly more painstaking and costly process for attorneys today.

AI and Analytics: Reinventing the Privilege-Review Model

Published Wed, February 24, 2021 by Rob Hellewell

Identifying attorney-client privilege is one of the most costly and time-consuming processes in ediscovery. Since the dawn of the workplace email, responding to discovery requests has had legal teams spending countless hours painstakingly searching through millions of documents to pinpoint attorney-client and other privileged information in order to protect it from production to opposing parties. As technology has improved, legal professionals have gained more tools to help in this process, but inevitably, it still often entails costly...

Legal Tech Innovation: The Future is Bright

Published Tue, February 16, 2021 by Sarah Moran

Recently, I had the opportunity to (virtually) attend the first three days of Legalweek, the premier conference for those in the legal tech industry. Obviously, this year’s event looked much different than past years, both in structure and in content. But as I listened to legal and technology experts talk about the current state of the industry, I was happily surprised that the message conveyed was not one of doom and gloom, as you might expect to hear during a pandemic year. Instead, a more inspiring theme has emerged for our industry -...

TAR 2.0 and the Case for More Widespread Use of TAR Workflows

Published Fri, February 05, 2021 by David Bruno

Cut-off scores, seed sets, training rounds, confidence levels – to the inexperienced, technology assisted review (TAR) can sound like a foreign language and can seem just as daunting. Even for those legal professionals who have had experience utilizing the traditional TAR 1.0 model, the process may seem too rigid to be useful for anything other than dealing with large data volumes with pressing deadlines (such as HSR Second Requests). However, TAR 2.0 models are not limited by the inflexible workflow imposed by the traditional model and...

Legal Operations: How to Speak “Lawyer” about Process Improvements

Published Wed, January 27, 2021 by Debora Motyka Jones, Esq.

Legal operations and process improvements can be tough if you are not speaking the same language. Does the following sound like something you would say?

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