Exterro's E-Discovery Breakdown

The world of E-Discovery is constantly changing – let us break it down for you with a weekly dose of News, Resources, Case Law, and Humor, all written in a concise and easy to understand format.

Exterro a "Visionary" in Leading Analyst Firm's First Magic Quadrant on E-Discovery Software

Created on June 29, 2011

Portland, OR, June 28, 2011 - Exterro®, the legal industry's most trusted provider of e-discovery solutions, has been named a “visionary" in Gartner's first Magic Quadrant for E-Discovery Software*.The Gartner report evaluated “a vendor's ability to understand buyers' wants and needs and to translate that understanding into products and services….another key investment strategy for products is to consistently work on the simplification and ease of use of the toolset."  In keeping with that standard, Exterro delivers user-friendly solutions that treat e-discovery as a regular business process.  Exterro is a fully integrated suite... Read More

Sound E-Discovery: Attorney and E-Discovery Expert Marc Fulkert on the Important Role Custodians Play in the E-Discovery Process

Created on June 22, 2011

We continue our weekly e-discovery audio series with an excerpt from our interview with attorney Marc Fulkert. Marc is an Associate in Jones Day’s Columbus, Ohio office. He focuses on complex commercial litigation and devotes a significant portion of his practice to e-discovery issues. He has counseled clients on litigation hold issues, e-discovery readiness, and reducing e-discovery costs. Marc speaks frequently on a variety of e-discovery issues and is considered among the foremost experts on the topic. In this audio segment, Marc talks about the important role custodians and workflow play in... Read More

E-Discovery Malpractice: Major Law Firm Sued for Failure to Supervise Contract Attorneys

Created on June 16, 2011


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J-M Manufacturing Company, Inc. v. McDermott Will & EmeryTake note law firms and in-house legal departments: outsourcing legal work may not transfer liability in electronic document review from the supervising party to the contracted party. On June 2, J-M Manufacturing (JM) sued its former representing legal counsel, McDermott Will & Emery for e-discovery legal malpractice, on the grounds that they produced 3,900 privileged documents in a pending lawsuit. JM's opposing counsel now refuses to return or destroy JM's privileged documents based on them waiving the attorney-client privilege by twice producing privileged documents... Read More

Sound E-Discovery: Attorney Marc Fulkert Discusses the Importance of "Co-opetition" Among Attorneys in the E-Discovery Process

Created on June 15, 2011

We continue our weekly e-discovery audio series with an excerpt from our interview with attorney Marc Fulkert.  Marc is an Associate in Jones Day's Columbus, Ohio office.  He focuses on complex commercial litigation and devotes a significant portion of his practice to e-discovery issues. He has counseled clients on litigation hold issues, e-discovery readiness, and reducing e-discovery costs.  Marc speaks frequently on a variety of          e-discovery issues and is considered among the foremost experts on the topic.  In this audio segment, Marc discusses the important role of "co-opetition" in the e-discovery process.  The opinions expressed here are the views of Marc Fulkert and do not necessarily reflect the... Read More

Plaintiffs in Antitrust Case Must Pay Over $360,000 in E-Discovery Costs

Created on June 8, 2011

By Mike HamiltonATTENTION LEGAL PLAINTIFFS: make sure to only request relevant electronically stored information (ESI) within litigation discovery when negotiating in 26(f) Conferences or else if you happen to lose be ready to pay the prevailing defendant's e-discovery bill.  Case in point, Race Tires America, Inc. (RTA) v. Hoosier Racing Tire Crop. (HRT).  After ruling in favor of co-defendants HRT and Dirt Motor Sports, Inc. (DMS), the United States District Court in Pennsylvania made the losing plaintiffs, RTA, pay more than $367,000 in e-discovery costs.In 2007, RTA, a tire supplier, brought antitrust claims... Read More

Sound E-Discovery: Attorney and E-Discovery Expert Marc Fulkert on Important Cases

Created on June 8, 2011

We continue our weekly e-discovery audio series with an excerpt from our interview with Marc Fulkert.  Marc is an Associate in Jones Day's Columbus, Ohio office.  He focuses on complex commercial litigation and devotes a significant portion of his practice to e-discovery issues. He has counseled clients on litigation hold issues, e-discovery readiness, and reducing e-discovery costs.  Marc speaks frequently on a variety of e-discovery issues and is considered among the foremost experts on the topic.  In this audio segment, Marc highlights some recent cases involving e-discovery.  He begins by describing the significant Pension Committee decision.  The opinions expressed here are the views of Marc Fulkert and do... Read More

Sound E-Discovery: Attorney Marc Fulkert on the E-Discovery Process and Major Challenges

Created on June 2, 2011

We continue our weekly e-discovery audio series by bringing you a conversation with Marc Fulkert.  Marc is an Associate in Jones Day's Columbus, Ohio office.  He focuses on complex commercial litigation and devotes a significant portion of his practice to e-discovery issues. He has counseled clients on litigation hold issues, e-discovery readiness, and reducing e-discovery costs.  Marc speaks frequently on a variety of e-discovery issues and is considered among the foremost experts on the topic.  We will bring you segments from our interview with Marc in the coming weeks.  In this first installment, Marc discusses the role he plays in the e-discovery process, as well as some of the... Read More