Keeping Up With Evolving E-Discovery
Cost-concious legal departments tackle digital discovery issues in-house
As the digital universe continues to evolve—unleashing new forms of communication and innovation, while simultaneously creating a vast footprint of electronic data—law departments struggle to maintain an efficient, affordable e-discovery approach. In the not-so-distant past, it was common for companies to delegate the entire e-discovery process to outside vendors and law firms. These days, many budget-conscious legal teams are reassessing the costs of outsourcing, opting instead to bring e-discovery in-house.
Inside Counsel magazine spoke to Anthony Reid, national practice leader, discovery advisory services at Deloitte, about what distinguishes a successful e-discovery program from an unsuccessful e-discovery program. "The successful companies have a program that is well defined—it’s in writing, there are process flows, a data map and a discovery manual that addresses the individual responsibilities of each member of the e-discovery team," Reid explains.
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