October 23, 2017

Is $1.3M Worth Having Your Ethics Questioned?

“Ethics is knowing the difference between what you have a right to do and what is right to do.“ -Justice Potter Stewart   You know what I like most about standards, the fact that there are so many to choose from.  You have IEEE… Read more

E-Discovery Times Are a Changin’…Or Are They?

I just had time to sit down and digest the annual Fulbright and Jaworski Litigation Trends Report for 2011 and it gave me much food for thought. For example, only 6% of the respondents correctly predicted a decrease in litigation in the 2010 survey,… Read more

Criminal Defense Series Part I: Tips for Handling E-Discovery when Representing a CJA Defendant

Representing a CJA (Criminal Justice Act) defendant has always posed a unique set of challenges, but now with the explosion of electronic evidence, the task is becoming even more overwhelming.  Daunting in a civil litigation with endless resources,… Read more

Ready or Not, It’s Time for Corporate America to Address Social Media

This past month I attended an e-discovery conference and sat in on one of the sessions that covered social media in Corporate America.  It made sense that I attend this session because at some point over the past five years I had been anointed a,… Read more

E-Discovery 101: 5 Tips to Help You Keep It Short and Simple (“KISS”)

I don’t know one person that enjoys participating in something they aren’t very good at.  I roll my eyes every time we visit some friends that want to play Trivial Pursuit.  The reason I frown at playing that game is because I’m not very… Read more

Is per-gig pricing dead?

Costs can add up. Several years ago, a leading car company purchased an eDiscovery analytics appliance. For a relatively small amount of money up front and what seemed like a reasonable per-gig charge, they got quality processing and analytics… Read more

In eDiscovery, Forensics Is NOT a 4 letter Word

It is not clear when it happened but the marketing cycle surrounding the word forensics has clearly come full circle. Ten years ago, forensics was really a bad word in the eDiscovery market. It implied a level of black magic that few people were… Read more

Aaref Hilaly: Thanks for the Insight!

On August 11th Aaref Hilaly posted his critique of AccessData’s acquisition of Summation. As CEO of AccessData I must admit I was amazed that the CEO of Clearwell would be as aggressive as he was in that article. To be honest I was amazed he wrote… Read more