To say eDiscovery pricing can be opaque is, well, putting it mildly. In an industry that can leave even the most experienced practitioners wondering why their vendor is adding on a $20,000 "hibernated subcollection fee," a little transparency can go a long way. The articles below attempt to shine a light into the often baffling world of eDiscovery costs, from million-dollar eDiscovery bills to cost-cutting strategies and gentle reminders that you should never pay for hosting fees.
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The international health crisis has upended the way people conduct business, the economic outlook, and the challenges facing in-house legal teams-but corporate legal budgets remain largely intact.
The future of eDiscovery is increasingly DIY. Here are six ways to take advantage of these developments-to reduce costs, realize quick ROI, improve outcomes and save your eDiscovery process.
Hockey-stick growth is a sign that what you're offering is serving a massive, previously unmet need. That's just what Baker Donelson achieved after it set out to reimagine its approach to eDiscovery.
For motivated in-house teams, significant cost reductions can be achieved by bringing more of the discovery process in house, and there's little to stand in the way.
The pricing models behind discovery technology make three enormous mistakes: they punish users for data; they punish users for inactivity; they punish users for usage.
Highlights from the inaugural Corporate In-Housing Survey on how in-house legal teams are managing litigation, discovery, and outside counsel-and where they're seeing the greatest success.
Where almost every other professional and personal walk has been drastically transformed by technology in the past 20 years,good old eDiscovery just keeps doing its thing.
If you don't measure it, you can't manage it-and you can't take credit for it. If you're not measuring ROI, your successes can easily go unnoticed. Here are 3 ROI simple calculations to start with.
A fight over discovery burdens pits vendor against vendor in a battle over TAR's capabilities and whether it should cost $1.3 million
Advances in technology promise to make it easy to find relevant documents in massive amounts of data. But unsustainable pricing keeps those benefits out of reach, as a recent case shows.
Electricity was the driving force of 20th-century industry. The cloud is the driving force of the 21st-century digital revolution. Here's how-and who will be powering this change.
Failure to properly validate data-or to recognize data errors-can lead to months of delay, cost overruns, and potential malpractice. When data validation goes wrong, who is responsible?
Corporate legal departments are spending dramatically less on outside law firms, a new report shows. Here's how in-house legal departments are reducing costs-and how innovative law firms can respond.
The matrix is a straight-forward way to evaluate clients-and tailor your cost-recovery strategy to match, whether you're dealing with frequent, well-funded litigants or the most cost-sensitive clients
When it comes to pricing legal software and services, what goes into that calculus? And how can companies keep their mission and customers' interests central to that determination? Find out here.
Earlier this year, the Supreme Court ruled in a copyright infringement case that e-discovery expenses can't be recovered by prevailing parties according to the federal statute that allows costs to be
Three areas provide fertile ground for such innovation and cost reduction: early case assessment, internal investigations, and third-party subpoenas. Here’s how innovative in-house professionals are tackling these issues.
An AI-driven discovery process went off course recently, spinning out of control in class action litigation against some of the
The Second Circuit recently upheld discovery sanctions stemming from the spoliation of evidence by an accused vendor of counterfeit goods, to the tune of $2.7 million, plus an additional $2.3 million bond to cover future damages and fees.
Conducting discovery on a single email account, for a relatively simple matter, shouldn't require two to four days for data
Ellen Pao is back, with some new insight into her famous sex discrimination lawsuit. In 2012, Pao sued Kleiner Perkins Caufield and
Why is litigation so expensive these days? eDiscovery costs bear a good amount of the blame.
As first year associate salaries rise and top-end Big Law billing rates approach the $1,500-per-hour mark, companies are growing
Yesterday, Logikcull hosted a webinar on the future of eDiscovery cost recovery, "The Price of Defeat: Navigating the High-Stakes
An environmental attorney in New York could be stuck covering nearly $19 million in discovery costs for one of the world's largest
A case challenging whether it is lawful for a prevailing party in litigation toand recover eDiscovery fees, often the most
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Unless circumstances dictate otherwise, law firms typically pass through or "bill back" to the client the costs they incur to perform e-discovery services.
Here are essential tips and considerations to ethically bill back discovery costs to your clients.