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Corporate Counsel Guide to eDiscovery

Legility 07 / 13 / 20

If you’re in-house at a large corporation, chances are you spend most of your time — or would like to spend most of your time — delivering strategic legal advice to your business stakeholders, and driving real business value for the organization.So when it comes to electronic discovery — the process of collecting, processing, reviewing, and producing documents and information for discovery during a litigation, investigation, or regulatory review — the nitty gritty details can feel like something that should simply be outsourced.

Corporate Counsel Guide to End-to-End eDiscovery

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If you’re in-house at a large corporation, chances are you spend most of your time — or would like to spend most of your time — delivering strategic legal advice to your business stakeholders, and driving real business value for the organization. It can often feel as if anything outside of this is a distraction.

So when it comes to electronic discovery — the process of collecting, processing, reviewing, and producing documents and information for discovery during a litigation, investigation, or regulatory review — the nitty gritty details can feel like something that should simply be outsourced.

Terms like culling, de-duplication, forensic images, and metadata weren’t taught in law schools until recently, and for many in-house counsel don’t use them regularly. However, the practical application of eDiscovery can be a boon to profit-making entitites.

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1Key takeaways from the eDiscovery guide.

Review best practices


How to build an efficient, effective eDiscovery program


Choosing the right collection tool and/or consultant


The eDiscovery process defined

The Corporate Counsel Guide to End-to-End eDiscovery covers what you need to know to build an efficient, effective eDiscovery program inside your company's firewalls - and reduce costly distractions to your ultimate goals as an in-house lawyer.

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It's important you work with a provider that has expertise in a wide range of technologies & tools. 

Know where your company's data lives.

Consolidating everything you've uncovered into one system is not only a good business practice, it's also a legally sound practice. 

3Agile review project management

A good review vendor has deep expertise with best document review platforms on the market, access to their own proprietary technology to speed review, and deep expertise in agile project management methodologies. 

workflow

About the author

Legility
Legility

Legility, a leading provider of technology-enabled legal services, provides consulting, technology, managed solutions, and flexible legal talent to corporations and law firms. The company has more than 1,000 lawyers, engineers, consultants, technology and data specialists, and operational experts serving more than one-third of the Fortune 100 and one-quarter of the Am Law 200. Legility helps its clients improve operational efficiency. By combining people, processes, and technology, Legility offers innovative and bundled solutions that align with how the legal market is increasingly looking to engage. www.legility.com

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