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document review

  • Implementing a secure litigation hold system to avoid preservation pitfalls

    As the corporate world becomes increasingly paperless, the preservation of electronically stored information (ESI) remains a necessity for organizations involved in litigation. Given that data spoliation sanctions can be immense, the automatic or unintentional deletion of ESI associated with information technology data management is one of the most significant risks...

  • 4 lessons counsel can learn from Da Silva Moore

    There’s good news in the world of electronic discovery. This February in New York, Magistrate Judge Andrew Peck and counsel for the parties in Da Silva Moore v. Publicis Groupe gave us a magnificent e-discovery lesson and pushed open the door for the utilization of advanced search technologies.

  • 6 IC SuperConference sessions to mark on your agenda

    Two days of sessions will highlight topics from Dodd-Frank to department management to corporate fraud

  • Technology: Getting defensive about predictive document sorting technology

    The efficacy and defensibility of so-called “predictive coding” has been a hot topic in light of Magistrate Judge Andrew Peck stating the he “has approved of the use of computer-assisted review” in Da Silva Moore v. Publicis Groupe, and Magistrate Judge Nan Nolan conducting a still ongoing evidentiary hearing in...

  • Has e-discovery been solved by software?

    The latest e-discovery opinion to cause a stir is from a federal magistrate judge well known in the field for his ability to communicate e-discovery “best practices” to practitioners. In Da Silva Moore, et al. v. Publicis Groupe & MSL Group, Magistrate Judge Andrew J. Peck issued the first reported...

  • Technology-assisted document review: Better than the alternatives

    On Feb. 8, Magistrate Judge Andrew Peck conducted a status conference regarding the discovery protocol in Da Silva Moore v. Publicis Groupe, including a detailed discussion on the appropriate use of technology-assisted review. During the conference, Peck opined, “It certainly works better than most of the alternatives, if not all...

  • Technology: Predictive coding gets its day in court

    The hottest development in the electronically stored information (ESI) world is predictive coding. It is a promising tool that, in non-technical terms, can automatically tag or designate documents.

  • Technology: Facilitating efficient and cost-effective discovery

    Discovery costs are often the single greatest expense in litigation, particularly when the total impact, including the opportunity cost of employees identifying discoverable documents instead of performing their jobs, is considered. This column focuses on how to intelligently manage discovery during litigation, building upon the lessons from previous columns.

  • E-discovery: Using predictive coding to manage e-discovery costs and risks

    A common dilemma faced by general counsel when their companies are confronted with litigation is handling the volume of electronically stored information (ESI), particularly the associated costs of collecting, reviewing and producing relevant ESI. Frequently this cost dominates the e-discovery process.

  • Early Data Assessment: Setting the standard in e-discovery readiness

    Think tanks, judicial members and practicing attorneys have all acknowledged the integral role early data assessment (EDA) plays in preparation for document production in civil litigation. EDA is an essential discovery readiness tool for any entity that seeks to reduce labor costs tied to document review, heighten search protocol defensibility...

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