About Our eDiscovery Consulting Practice

Law & Forensics eDiscovery Consulting Practice works with clients in all phases of the discovery process all around the globe. We have a proven track record of helping clients navigate the eDiscovery process to deliver successful outcomes and avoid complications. Our team is highly skilled in managing the burdens, costs, and potential pitfalls surrounding eDiscovery.

Our team has consulted on eDiscovery issues in hundreds of civil and criminal high-stake disputes all around the world. Law & Forensics’ team members’ diverse background in both law and technology allow us to solve problems and deliver results where others fall short.

At Law & Forensics, we have developed and implemented solutions for a wide range of companies , and collected data from all types of devices (e.g., vehicles, medical devices, oil rigs, and vending machines) located all over the globe.

Law & Forensics provides our clients with integrated teams of legal, technical, and subject matter experts who are veterans of complex high-stakes litigations and investigations involving both large and small companies. We have a long and proven track record of delivering results when parties appear before judges, regulators, and arbitrators.

Our Services

Legal Hold Process

  • Create legal-hold programs and solutions for companies that may include developing a program that meets legal, audit, technology, and compliance requirements.
  • Review, update, and create existing legal hold and data retention policies and controls specific to legal holds and eDiscovery.
  • Evaluate and select vendors to implement litigation hold solutions.
  • Develop and deploy litigation hold training for the enterprise and system users.
  • Assist companies in evaluating, implementing, and migrating to new eDiscovery and legal hold offerings.

eDiscovery and Legal Software Solutions

  • Work with large and small companies to identify legal technology solutions that meet their needs.
  • Assist companies evaluate, select, and deploy document hosting and review platforms often at the direction of in-house legal and IT teams that are bringing some or part of eDiscovery in-house.
  • Review, update, and create  eDiscovery policies, work instructions, SOPs, controls, and processes as they relate to the various stages of eDiscovery for companies.

Forensic Investigations

  • Perform forensic investigations using a strategic, systematic, and economic approach across a myriad of data sources and devices.
  • Conduct forensic investigations of suspected fraud, bribery, corruption and money laundering by both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Identify, collect, analyze, and search specific custodians repositories across multiple locations, devices and servers using eDiscovery and forensics tools.. Learn more about our Forensic Investigations practice.

Preserve, Identify & Collect Data

  • Identify, analyze, collect and preserve custodians ESI across multiple locations, devices and servers.
  • Collect data using eDiscovery or forensics tools and developing efficient and defensible collection plans, including tracking and documentation.
  • Perform on-site investigations to identify, collect and preserve data all over the globe; with multiple locations in the United States and around the world our team is ready to go at a moment’s notice.
  • Read more about our preservation services

Process and Search Electronically Stored Information

  • Cull large amounts of data collected using forensic and eDiscovery tools in a defensible fashion.
  • Advise clients that are working with third-party vendors on best practices relating to processing and searching electronically stored information.
  • Perform a complete and defensible data collection process that allows for the collection of relevant ESI that is defensible and can withstand judicial scrutiny.

Legal Engineering

  • Create protocols and strategies that are both defensible and effective.
  • Draft and track legal hold notices for electronic evidence. Develop and analyze custodians and document locations across multiple devices and servers.
  • Design a protocol for review, protection, and production of documents.
  • Prepare in-house technical employees for 30(b)(6) depositions using our unique insights and experiences in this area.
  • Analyze opposing parties’ eDiscovery susceptibilities and develop responsive strategies.

eDiscovery Mediation

  • Mediate search term, collection, preservation, production, and protocol disputes between parties in civil and criminal disputes, saving parties hundreds of hours and thousands of dollars in unnecessary motion practice.
  • Facilitate dialogue and assist parties and their experts by designing mutually agreeable keyword, search and production protocols, and preservation scope.
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Expert Witness

  • Law & Forensics team members have a wealth of experience serving as expert witnesses and consultants on eDiscovery issues in a wide range of disputes, including: anti-trust investigations, intellectual property theft matters, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) investigations, white collar crime, Ponzi schemes, large executive embezzlement fraud cases, MDL and class actions, and product liability cases within the medical, software, and pharmaceutical industries, among others.
  • Serve as an expert witness for depositions on a wide range of eDiscovery issues, including preservation, spoliation, collection, and production.
  • eDiscovery testifying expert

Technology Assisted Review and/or Predictive Coding

  • Provide technology assisted review and technical and protocol expertise to design, implement and deploy solutions that are both defensible and efficient.
  • Work with attorneys to develop and create predictive coding solutions that  can accelerate document review and demonstrate statistically that it matches or possibly exceeds the quality of human review to withstand judicial scrutiny.

Case Studies by Industry

Industry/Sector: Entertainment

Type of Case: eDiscovery Playbook

Description: Hired the General Counsel and Chief Information Officer to create an eDiscovery Playbook™ for a multibillion-dollar gaming company. Efforts included:

    • Delivering a playbook that laid out a legally defensible process for identifying, collecting, processing, and producing responsive ESI for all legal matters the company faced,
    • Allowing the legal department to simply follow the steps in the playbook to conduct e-discovery in any legal matter.
1.23k Cases

solved to date

10.4k Computers

forensically analyzed

980 Mobile Devices

scanned with our software

50.3k Mailboxes

examined by LnF

3.3k Social

media accounts analyzed

453 Expert

reports written

eDiscovery Consulting Practice Edge

Capabilities

Proven track record of creating eDiscovery and protocols in state and federal civil litigation and arbitrations adopted by the courts and tribunals with successful results. Our eDiscovery Consulting practice has advised hundreds of private and public organizations and worked with law firms, big and small, to deliver eDiscovery solutions on all aspects of the eDiscovery process over the past two decades.

Competitive fees

Our fees structure is competitive, and we offer clients success based, hourly and fixed fee arrangements while ensuring that each engagement is spearheaded by a senior member of our team, with significant knowledge and experience.

Expertise

Familiar and proficient with dozens of eDiscovery platforms and related legal technology, including: Everlaw, kCura (Relativity), Logikcull, Exterro, CloudNine, ZyLAB ONE eDiscovery, Nextpoint, Encase eDiscovery, Viewpoint Integrated Analytics, Symantec Clearwell, OpenText (Recommind), IBM eDiscovery Manager, Wireshark, X-Ways, FrontApp, SparkPost, Mail Attender, Docsify, Catalyst, Epiq Systems, Kroll Ontrak, Axion (Magent), BlackBag, Capterra, iPro, LexisNexis (Concordance), Nuix, Access Data, ZDiscovery, Exterro, Disco, Nexpoint, Ringtail, OpenText Discovery Suite, Proofpoint E-Discovery and Data Analytics, Nebula, KLDiscovery Relativity, BlackBar, DXC Legal Solutions Suite, Discover360, eDiscovery Point, Sightline by Consilio, Summation, Exterro E-Discovery Data Management, ZyLab eDiscovery, Oona, MailXaminer, Page Vault, ArcMail, CasePoint, Clustify, H5, ImagineDiscovery, Clio, Rocket Matter, LegalEdge, MimeCast Email Security.

Quality Control

Every engagement follows a rigorous set of quality controls to ensure that the deliverable meets the client’s needs.