Exploring Dark Data: Lisa Hawke in TechCrunch

Dark data is difficult to search or access. It creates data risk because it is created by the organization and contains important information, but is hard to find, manage, and secure. The creation of this data is an important challenge for legal and compliance teams in both startups and corporations. Lisa Hawke, Everlaw’s Vice President

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Talking TAR (Technology Assisted Review): Erin Baksa in Legaltech News

In a recent article featured in Legaltech News—”The 2019 EDRM TAR Guidelines: Recognizing the Evolving Role of the Subject Matter Expert“—Erin Baksa of Everlaw discusses the new Technology Assisted Review (TAR) Guidelines from EDRM. Erin examines how the Guidelines maintain the role of the subject matter expert (SME) in ensuring reviewer accuracy and in training

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Everlaw has Achieved FedRAMP In Process Status

Today, we at Everlaw are pleased to announce that our litigation and ediscovery platform has achieved In Process designation with the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) by partnering with the U.S. Department of Justice. Reflected on the FedRAMP Marketplace, In Process signals to the federal government that Everlaw is actively working to achieve

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Illuminating Dark Data with Everlaw

Every year, new chat apps gain popularity, huge volumes of data move into the cloud, foreign language documents unite business initiatives across multinational corporations, and discovery professionals have to learn how to process it all. The data explosion continues to grow, and it is now common for companies to generate information important to corporate investigations

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A Venti Request for Production

For a double shot lesson in drafting narrowly tailored discovery requests and proportionality, look no further than a putative class action lawsuit against Starbucks with allegations of violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act.1 The case below provides lessons in how to draft discovery requests that seek the desired information and are proportional to the merits

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The Sun Shines on Discoverable Data: Collecting and Transcribing Audio Files Amidst an Explosion of Data Forms

Data in a lawsuit is increasingly taking on vastly different forms. As our CEO AJ Shankar was recently quoted, “Lawyers need [great software] more than ever. They’re managing an explosion of data in litigation—not just email, but text messages, instant messages, social media, and corporate messaging tools like Slack.” Issues arising from data diversity unfold

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Responding to Overly Broad Discovery Requests with Document Searches

Parties requesting email frequently ask for “all” relevant emails. Litigants certainly want all relevant email messages, but “all” could result in hours, days, or weeks of document review. Proportionality should narrow what is produced to a requesting party to what is actually at issue in the lawsuit. In an employment case with allegations of a

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