5 ways to overcome common e-discovery project management woes

Address as many details as possible before the process begins to reduce stress

I recently met with a client who shared—vented really—how woefully unsuccessful she has been in securing a competent e-discovery vendor. A number of recent matters were fraught with disappointing vendor oversights. Most were due to poor communications. 

Take, for example, status reports. In one case—a high-level, high-stress project that involved collecting a data from 30 custodians within 48 hours—there was essentially no communication from the vendor. At the end of the first day the firm had no idea where the project stood.

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Michael Conner

Michael Conner is senior managing director at UnitedLex, a global company dedicated to improving the performance and relationship of law departments and law firms. He...

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