Aligning And Collaborating with Teams on Everlaw Just Got Even Easier

Seemingly minor inconveniences can make the process of orchestrating an entire document review team challenging. Decisions about what degree of precision is appropriate for predictive coding, turning a corpus of reviewed documents into a cohesive trial outline, and communicating seamlessly with a review team about logistical hurdles can become major snags in an already challenging

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Big Case, Big Problems in the State Attorney General’s Office

The Everlaw Solution for Investigation, Onboarding, and Security Background The state attorney general was considering giving up on ediscovery enterprise vendors. The large prosecutor’s office had tried several popular platforms, and each one created more problems than they solved. The team struggled with the simplest tasks—even onboarding attorneys and allocating documents for review. “We’d reached

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Overcoming the Technical Ediscovery Challenges in Multidistrict Litigation

There are many challenges in multidistrict litigation (“MDL”), and a number of these are technical in nature. Using the right technology can help you move from constant headaches and human error to a smooth process where legal experts can focus on the legal issues. The Basics of MDL Multidistrict litigation cases are lawsuits where a

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In Camera Review of Claimed Privilege Communications: Dyson, Inc. v. SharkNinja

Protecting confidentiality can be a challenge for attorneys when someone outside of the firm needs to review data in a review database. Questions they’ll typically consider: How can a court rule on communications claimed privileged? How will an expert review a litigation support database to prepare a report without seeing any attorney work product, arguably

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The new ediscovery: from finding documents to building cases

In February 2014, amid public outcry and widespread reports of problems with its ignition systems, General Motors began the largest series of automotive recalls in history. By the end of the year, nearly 29 million vehicles were involved, and litigation followed close behind. The result was General Motors Ignition Switch MDL—a massive class-action lawsuit that

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Improving Document Review with Binders

Do you remember the many binders that used to clutter conference rooms and cubicles at your office? Now that they’re digital, they also have expanded capabilities. Here’s a detailed explanation of how these improvements work.   What Are Binders? Binders are static collections of documents. Just like with physical binders, one document can exist in

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Persistent Highlights Enable Efficient Review

We all know the time-saving potential of software shortcuts, from hot keys to macros. But how do you learn all those shortcuts in the first place? To help you find ways to complete document review and litigation prep more efficiently, we’re kicking off a series of posts. In each, we’ll describe one feature that you

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4 Ways to Boost Ediscovery Efficiency

Last year, we described four tips that could save you time and money during ediscovery. A recent BDO study of inside counsel shows that the importance of efficiency has not changed: almost half of those surveyed expected that the escalating cost of ediscovery would have a significant impact on their companies. To address that challenge,

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Better Assignments, Case Data, and Permissions

Our final release to close out 2015 is here! We’ve released new features intended to improve your workflow, and to increase transparency and control over the review process. We hope they make ediscovery even easier for you as you move into the new year. New Assignment Automation We’ve added a host of new functionality to

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