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Jackson Lewis, P.C. Releases COVID-19 Technology Tracker

Posted on May 11, 2020

With privacy regulations and laws individualized for each jurisdiction, organizations who are employing technology to screen, contract trace and social distance have a new resource. Jackson Lewis, home of EDRM Global Advisory Council leader, Ralph Losey, published a table reviewing available technology through an employment firm/privacy lens.  Per Jackson Lewis Principals, Joseph J. Lazzarotti and Jason Continue Reading »

Spare a Thought for the Emotional First Responders

Posted on May 7, 2020

By Darius Bennett “[One must] always sing on the interest, never on the principal.”                                                             –Leontyne Price Most people have at least one person who is their lifeline when transiting through periods of emotional straits. The person they call when their boss has said something untoward about their performance, or if a colleague intimates Continue Reading »

Certifications: An Indicator of eDiscovery Excellence

Posted on April 30, 2020

By the HaystackID Marketing Team HaystackID is committed to supporting clients during audits, investigations, and litigation with industry-leading computer forensics, eDiscovery, and attorney document review experts, trained and proficient in the use of advanced technologies to accelerate and deliver positive outcomes. Our participation and performance in industry certification programs, as demonstrated through the achievement of Continue Reading »

The (Perhaps) Unintended Fable of the Alabama Black Racer Snake

Posted on April 30, 2020

By Darius Bennett [Editor’s Note]  The EDRM is committed to our entire community, and each whole person within it.  A story for the times. “Since I survived that year…I shall survive anything.” — Things Fall Apart, Chinua Achebe Actually, the full passage reads as so:  “’Since I survived that year,’ he always said, ‘I shall Continue Reading »

eDiscovery Today debuts at #60 with Advice for those Displaced by COVID-19

Posted on April 29, 2020

Doug Austin, founder and editor of eDiscovery Today and EDRM Global Advisory Council leader, is back writing, making up for lost time with multiple posts per day. Addressing the elephant in the room, Doug talked about his process and feelings about looking for his next full time gig, and launching his flagship blog in a Continue Reading »

How to End the Slippery Slope in E-Discovery

Posted on April 27, 2020

By Daniel Gold, Esq. For years, I’ve been speaking at CLEs, lunch and learns, and writing about what I have been calling the “slippery slope” of e-discovery data. I have implored in-house legal professionals to continuously have thoughtful dialogues about who has their data, where it is going next, and to ensure there are appropriate Continue Reading »

On: The tsunami of legal work and e-discovery work to come

Posted on April 23, 2020

By Mary Mack Greg Bufithis, founder and semi-retired Chairman of the Board of the Posse List, Project Counsel Media and a couple of other ventures, focused his laser eye on our eDiscovery market conditions in light of COVID-19. His post today highlighted practice areas with eDiscovery volume that will soon be blooming. Each of them Continue Reading »

Now Is the Time to Shift

Posted on April 23, 2020

by Darius E. Bennett “Without the mud we cannot grow lotus flowers. So the mud is useful somehow.”                                                                                                             -Thich Naht Han In the wake of the current pandemic, there have been seemingly-endless predicatory entreaties directed to the American public, across social media platforms, and in some traditional media, to “make the best” of Continue Reading »

Brian Contos Interviews Mary Mack: It’s All in the Evidence

Posted on April 21, 2020

Brian Contos, CISO and VP of Technology Innovation of Verodin, now Mandiant Security Validation, hosted Mary Mack, CEDS, CISSP of EDRM on his #CybersecurityEffectiveness #podcast featuring some of the top minds in the cybersecurity industry. “And they all happen to be women”, said Contos. Contos is an award winning podcaster, with a systemic understanding of the security Continue Reading »

Basic Legal Technology Skills are “Foundational” For Today’s Legal Market

Posted on April 17, 2020

Shannon Bales, EDRM Global Advisory Council leader and legal technologist at Munger Tolles & Olson LLP, writes for the Harvard Law Record to persuade attorneys to learn enough technology to stay relevant in the market. The article contains sample client surveys, Corporate Legal Operations Consortium (CLOC) Foundational Competencies, EDRM elements, survey information about jurors’ attitudes Continue Reading »