Tara Emory, PMP

August 16, 2018
Math Matters

Court Holds that Math Matters for eDiscovery Keyword Search,
Urges Lawyers to Abandon their Fear of Technology

There are important differences between searching for documents using technology-assisted review (TAR) and keywords. According to a U.S. Magistrate Judge based in Chicago, math should not be one of them.
April 26, 2018
The New Path to Ediscovery Success: Business Intelligence

The New Path to Ediscovery Success: Business Intelligence

Every evolution of ediscovery has launched a new set of exciting technologies, efficient workflows and savvy experts. We have come a long way from the old “check the box” view of discovery in which the main measure of a project’s success was whether it avoided adverse consequences like sanctions. Skilled professionals today know how to plan a project strategically, cull enormous amounts of data into manageable sets, leverage machine learning and other computer analytics and use statistics to prove that the needed documents were indeed found.
July 14, 2016

How to Achieve Cooperation in eDiscovery, at Long Last

The ideal of cooperation by opposing parties to address eDiscovery has been around for a while now. Since the The Sedona Conference Cooperation Proclamation called for “cooperative, collaborative, [and] transparent discovery” in 2008, adversarial cooperation has been touted among the judiciary and certain practitioners as the key to success in proportional discovery.
December 9, 2015

The End of the Privilege Log as We Know It?

The End of the Privilege Log as We Know It? Change is in the air as courts and regulatory authorities alike seek to reduce ediscovery burdens. The traditional privilege log is ripe for reform considering the high cost of creating a privilege log, the limited utility of a privilege log to the receiving party, and the substantial risks resulting from a poorly executed privilege review and logging process.
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