Although the rules of professional conduct applicable to the discovery of electronically stored information ("ESI") are no different than the rules governing traditional paper discovery, there are some aspects of e-discovery that give rise to unique ethical considerations. This white paper explores several of the most common, and most thorny, of those concerns — the Top 5 ethical issues in e-discovery.
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This paper details the steps involved in developing and executing a high-quality document review. It explores how to build a sound review process, and optimize the available human and technology resources, to achieve a defensible review that satisfies a litigant’s document discovery obligations.
DiscoverReady is a leading professional services firm that specializes in streamlining and optimizing discovery management for in-house legal departments and their counsel, serving mostly Fortune 500 companies. DiscoverReady has recently launched a revolutionary method of document review known as i-Decision™, which marries technology with human intelligence to create a rapid, consistent and accurate first pass review.
When a nationally-recognized investment firm (the Fund) received a pressing inquiry from the SEC, the principals of the Fund engaged a top law firm (the Firm) to guide them through the process. The Firm’s immediate challenge was how to digest a substantial volume of client email in a matter of weeks in order to prepare the Fund’s management team for imminent SEC depositions.