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Data Breaches and the Significance of Outside Counsel

by Hodgson Russ LLP on

On May 18, 2017, the Central District of California joined two other district courts (D. Minn. and M.D. Tenn.) in holding that forensic reports resulting from a data breach investigation, conducted at the direction of...more

Jason R. Baron of Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, Part 2: eDiscovery Trends

by CloudNine on

This is the fifth of the 2017 Legaltech New York (LTNY) Thought Leader Interview series.  eDiscovery Daily interviewed several thought leaders at LTNY (aka Legalweek) this year to get their observations regarding trends at...more

Jason R. Baron of Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, Part 1: eDiscovery Trends

by CloudNine on

This is the fifth of the 2017 Legaltech New York (LTNY) Thought Leader Interview series. eDiscovery Daily interviewed several thought leaders at LTNY (aka Legalweek) this year to get their observations regarding trends at...more

Mary Mack of ACEDS: eDiscovery Trends

by CloudNine on

This is the third of the 2017 Legaltech New York (LTNY) Thought Leader Interview series. eDiscovery Daily interviewed several thought leaders at LTNY (aka Legalweek) this year to get their observations regarding trends at...more

Thursday LTNY 2017 Sessions: eDiscovery Trends

by CloudNine on

As noted yesterday and Tuesday, LegalWeek 2017 – which includes of course the marquee event LegalTech® New York (LTNY) – is happening this week and eDiscovery Daily is here to report about the latest eDiscovery trends being...more

Wednesday LTNY 2017 Sessions: eDiscovery Trends

by CloudNine on

As noted yesterday, LegalWeek 2017 – which includes of course the marquee event LegalTech® New York (LTNY) – is happening this week and eDiscovery Daily is here to report about the latest eDiscovery trends being discussed at...more

Welcome to LegalTech New York 2017!: eDiscovery Trends

by CloudNine on

Today was the start of LegalWeek 2017 – which includes of course the marquee event LegalTech® New York (LTNY) – and, for the seventh(!) year in a row, eDiscovery Daily is here to report about the latest eDiscovery trends...more

Looking Back at Predictions That I Made Three Years Ago, Part 2: eDiscovery Predictions Revisited

by CloudNine on

Earlier, I took a look back at two posts that comprised six eDiscovery predictions for 2014 that I wrote three years ago. I thought it might be fun to look back at those posts to see how those predictions fared. I covered...more

Wake-Up Call: Law Firms in the Cybersecurity Crosshairs

Last week marked the first time a U.S. law firm was publicly named in a class action data security lawsuit. Originally filed in April 2016, the class action complaint in Shore v. Johnson & Bell, Ltd., 16-cv-4363 (N.D. Ill.),...more

The Light that Shone One Dim Winter Afternoon: The Story of the First E-Discovery Day Celebration

by Exterro, Inc. on

E-Discovery Day is just around the corner, and people are already gearing up for a great lineup of webcasts with speakers from across the industry, as well as live events in various cities across the US. December 1st is the...more

How Tech Savvy Is Your Firm?

by Conduent on

The times they are a changin’. A new survey, “BTI Brand Elite 2015: Client Perceptions of the Best-Branded Law Firms,” of 700 Fortune 1000 corporate counsel reveals that more law firms are turning to technology “as a source...more

Trends in Litigation Support Outsourcing

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The rising costs of legal services, continuing growth of Big Data, and budget pressures have popularized legal process outsourcing over the last two decades. This can take the form of outsourcing back office functions such as...more

Gartner Predicts the Future of Big Data’s Impact on Legal

by Conduent on

In February, the White House appointed DJ Patil as the first “chief data scientist” in U.S. history in order to address the challenges of Big Data, who will be tasked with trying to use that data to create efficiencies,...more

If It’s Important, Don’t Put It in a Footnote - Cisco Sys., Inc. v. C-Cation Techs.

by McDermott Will & Emery on

In a decision recently designated as “informative” and addressing the issue of using footnotes to cite to a 200-plus-page declaration to support conclusory statements in an inter partes (IPR) review petition, the Patent Trial...more

LegalTech 2015 — Not so much collaboration, cooperation or transparency

I attended LegalTech 2015 this year in New York. It was a great seminar and another well done project by ALM. One wrinkle, though....more

Lawyers cannot do "simple"

by Melody A. Kramer on

(excerpt from soon to be published "Why Lawyers Suck and What You Can Do About It" by Melody A. Kramer) Lawyers cannot do "simple." This complaint comes over and over again in different iterations. Lawyers write...more

Ideas and Advice for Demonstratives In Employment Litigation

by Cogent Legal on

I recently had the pleasure of giving a presentation on demonstrative graphics for the State Bar of California’s Employment Law Division in San Francisco. In giving this presentation, I wanted to make sure it was not simply...more

IP Attorneys: A Guide to Effective, Engaging Graphics for Patent Litigation

by Cogent Legal on

Apple’s recent victory over Samsung in their patent infringement case had to be one of the most closely watched intellectual property cases ever, and trial graphics played a decisive role in shaping juror and public opinion....more

Predictive Coding in eDiscovery

by Frederick Kopec on

Predictive Coding - what it is; when to use or not to use it; four hot cases that you MUST know about; comparing predictive coding workflow protocols; and getting a court to grant your predictive coding motion; are all...more

Zero Tolerance for eFiling Errors from Oregon Law Practice Management

by Beverly Michaelis on

How to avoid committing legal malpractice when filing court documents electronically....more

Legal Media and Tech Skills for Attorneys: Advice to Help You Get Hired and Improve Your Practice

by Cogent Legal on

The advice I often give to recent law graduates is, in a nutshell: Get tech savvy. Develop skills in information design and presentation. Become a whiz with document management. Find your inner geek streak. At a time when...more

Costs Versus Quality In Electronic Discovery Document Reviews

by Hubbard & Jenkins on

Apple Founder Steve Jobs’ ‘s design philosophy was “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” Beginning with interactions at Vanderbilt Law School with law professors and continuing with on campus and off campus interviews...more

Congress Hears Testimony Regarding E-Discovery

by Hubbard & Jenkins on

On December 13, 2011, Congress held a hearing to discuss the rising costs of civil discovery, labeled, “The Costs and Burdens of Civil Discovery.” The purpose of the hearing was to inform Congress about the progress the...more

Discovery in a New World

by Ed Poll on

Paper vs Electronic Documents Since 2006 the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure require producing not just paper but all electronic documents and data for trial. Defendants and their counsel must carry out this duty to...more

Providing E-Discovery Clients WIth Value

by Hubbard & Jenkins on

Law firms and legal departments are not harnessing the power of predictive coding and analytical technologies that can create substantial value for their clients in e-discovery. Their economically unsustainable model is based...more

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