Hiring Top Talent in eDiscovery – Three Things to Look For

Published Tue, December 06, 2016 by Joanna Harrison

Let’s be honest, someone with a degree in ediscovery on their resume would be more intriguing prospective addition to your team than someone with a technology or law degree. “Why,” you ask? Because you would know this candidate already has significant education and exposure to ediscovery. The lack of formalized ediscovery education makes it challenging to hire top talent in our industry. Instead, you are looking for a mishmash of education and experience to find an ideal candidate, unless you are fortunate enough to hire someone with...

Litigation Holds - Tips to Remember

Published Mon, December 05, 2016 by Erich Potter

When a lawsuit is filed or you receive a subpoena or notice of government investigation, one of the first things on your “to do” list should be the preservation of potentially relevant documents and evidence. In terms of litigation, this duty arises when a lawsuit is reasonably anticipated. Waiting to preserve evidence until after a lawsuit is filed can have serious negative consequences, especially if information is lost. Failure to preserve evidence when you have a duty to do so is called spoliation, and can result in additional...

Illumination Panel – Efficiency in eDiscovery Takeaways

Published Fri, December 02, 2016 by Josh Yildirim

This week, Lighthouse EU organised the first of their European Illuminations panels. The panel consisted of Meribeth Banaschik of Noerr, Grainne Bryan of McCann Fitzgerald, and Debora Motyka Jones of Lighthouse eDiscovery. The session was held in the grand surroundings of Middle Temple Inns of Court. (Interesting fact, Middle Temple was the last London venue to premier a Shakespeare play. Twelfth Night in 1602 to be exact.)

Evolution of eDiscovery in 2016 – What’s Next?

Published Tue, November 15, 2016 by Debora Motyka Jones, Esq.

I recently moderated a panel at the 2016 EDI Leadership Summit with several corporate industry experts about the evolution of ediscovery. Looking back at the last year, panelists commented on a few major shifts and provided insights. For those of you who missed it, I have summarized three key takeaways below.

Three Steps to Get Your Data ‘UPE’ in the Cloud

Published Mon, November 14, 2016 by Debora Motyka Jones, Esq.

I recently spoke at Relativity Fest alongside Microsoft and kCura about RelativityOne and Office 365. During our panel we discussed the current corporate ediscovery landscape, Office 365, and RelativityOne, and how to best integrate these new technologies into one’s ediscovery processes. We also focused on how to leverage Microsoft and kCura partners to ensure you are maximizing your investment in these technologies. There is a lot of nuance, depending on your infrastructure, your program, and your goals, the key thing to remember is...

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