Law & Technology

Thought leadership, think pieces, perspectives, advice (ex. predictive coding how to…), guest posts, etc.

Predictive Coding, English Law, and the Disclosure Pilot Scheme

Linear review used to be the golden standard in edisclosure, particularly when the volume of an entire document collection tended to be smaller. It was industry practice to have human eyes review every document, and this practice carried over into electronic document review, often utilising large teams of document reviewers. Whilst culling was commonplace, using
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Technology Terms for Florida Lawyers to Know at the Dawn of John Stewart’s Bar Presidency Tenure

Vero Beach, Florida civil litigator John Stewart has been appointed president of the Florida Bar last month as reported in Legaltech News, and one of his stated priorities is to improve legal technology knowledge among lawyers in Florida. Stewart was heavily involved in getting the Florida bar to become the first state in the nation
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Report from CLOC 2019

Last week, several of our team members headed out to Las Vegas to attend the annual CLOC Vegas Institute, always a highlight on our events calendar for the opportunity to network and connect with professionals out in the field. CLOC, or the Corporate Legal Operations Consortium, is a non-profit networking organization that connects “forward thinking,
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Everlaw at the Inaugural Women in eDiscovery Conference

Several Everlaw employees attended the inaugural Women in eDiscovery Conference in Austin, Texas from May 8-10. Women in eDiscovery (WiE) is a non-profit organization focused on providing women with legal technology education, networking and leadership opportunities. The organization has 28 local chapters around the nation whose members comprise professionals within the legal industry including law
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Exploring Dark Data: Lisa Hawke in TechCrunch

Dark data is difficult to search or access. It creates data risk because it is created by the organization and contains important information, but is hard to find, manage, and secure. The creation of this data is an important challenge for legal and compliance teams in both startups and corporations. Lisa Hawke, Everlaw’s Vice President
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Talking TAR (Technology Assisted Review): Erin Baksa in Legaltech News

In a recent article featured in Legaltech News—”The 2019 EDRM TAR Guidelines: Recognizing the Evolving Role of the Subject Matter Expert“—Erin Baksa of Everlaw discusses the new Technology Assisted Review (TAR) Guidelines from EDRM. Erin examines how the Guidelines maintain the role of the subject matter expert (SME) in ensuring reviewer accuracy and in training
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Balancing Privacy and Security: How personal data and privacy laws collide with “trustworthiness” scores

Everlaw’s VP of Security and Compliance Lisa Hawke was quoted in the Wall Street Journal on April 6, 2019 in Christopher Mims’ Keywords column. In the article “The Secret Trust Scores Companies Use to Judge Us All,” Mims discusses services like Sift that create “trustworthiness” scores, which are used by companies to flag suspicious behavior
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