General Counsel

Catalyst Repository Systems Continues Its Successful Journey as a Leading Provider of Cloud-Based eDiscovery Technology

October 18, 2012 // 1 Comment

Catalyst has traveled a long and interesting road since John Tredennick, their founder and CEO, spun the company out of Holland & Hart in 2000 after supporting several complex eDiscovery projects within the law firm. Over the past 12 years, Catalyst has continuously improved its eDiscovery technology throughout the eDiscovery lifecycle, processed terabytes of […]

The Best Place to Perform Technology Assisted Review (TAR)

June 26, 2012 // 1 Comment

The resulsts of eDiscovery Solutions Group (eDSG) Weekly Survey on “Where is your Technology Assisted Review (TAR) done?” are in and they reveal that 43% of the respondents are outsourcing  their Technology Assisted Review (TAR) to third party document review providers.  These results seem to be somewhat contradictory to the prime objective and […]

New York Appellate Court: Disintegration of Business Relationship Requires Preservation of ESI

March 8, 2012 // 0 Comments

Recently in VOOM v. EchoStar, 2012 NY Slip Op. 00658 (Jan. 31, 2012) the Supreme Court, Appellate Division of New York entered upheld a lower court’s decision imposing sanctions against EchoStar for spoliation of ESI. The most striking portion of this decision is the requirement that when a business relationship […]

Cooperation Between Legal and IT Deteriorating

June 16, 2010 // 0 Comments

Just when we all thought that communications and cooperation between the legal departments and the Information Technology departments of the Global 2000 was starting to improve, Recommind has released the results of a survey that indicates that collaboration and cooperation is actually deteriorating.  The survey of senior IT managers at […]

Does it Make Sense for Corporations to Bring Litigation Services and Technology in-House?

February 10, 2009 // 3 Comments

After having the opportunity to discuss several interesting case studies at LegalTech in New York last week with leading Early Case Assessment (ECA) vendors in which they provided technology for corporations to do their own ECA and then spending some time with the General Counsel of a Fortune 2000 company […]