Tara Emory, PMP

April 28, 2014

What the Judges Said: Top 10 Takeaways from LegalTech Judges Panel

In February, I had the privilege of moderating a panel on Changing Rules and Best Practices in e-Discovery, with Magistrate Judges Andrew Peck and Frank Maas of the Southern District of New York, and Chief Magistrate Judge Elizabeth Laporte of the Northern District of California. The judges provided insights on proposed Federal Rules of Civil Procedure amendments, and best practices relating to proportionality, efficiency and sanctions.
April 24, 2014

The Flavors of Data Analytics, Served Up for Attorneys

Data Analytics is frequently described as a “black box.” How can non-technical attorneys understand competing technologies that involve complex algorithms and an alphabet soup of flavors that includes LSI, PLSI, SVM and others?
March 27, 2014

Lipstick on a Pig: 5 Reasons to Love E-Discovery

It’s no secret that most people hate e-discovery. It often entails large price tags with little return to be shown for the money spent, other than being able to certify compliance with discovery obligations. In-house legal departments dread having to report and justify discovery costs internally, knowing it unfairly reinforces perceptions that their department is just a cost center.
March 18, 2014

Top 5 e-Discovery Bad Habits You Should Break, Part I

Before you can begin a document collection, you need to build an understanding of the data sources. This is done based on the nature of the case, rather than individual requests. So why increase the pressures of compliance by procrastinating this step until you get the first set of requests?