Tips and Learning

Everlaw Reviewer Accuracy

When discussing ediscovery cost control, the focus tends to be on pricing and speed. What is not mentioned as often is the quality of review. Savings associated with lower vendor fees and quicker review times are important indicators of a well-managed review process. However, taking into account other pertinent factors, particularly accuracy and quality, can
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Andrea Cannavina

Are there any law firms and teams who don’t want to be more efficient and more revenue-generating? Likely not. But as ever, the devil is in the details. To get at those, we’re talking to Andrea Cannavina, who has spent almost fifteen years doing exactly that at Legal Typist. We asked her about the most
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Family BBQ

“So, what do you do for a living?” While the question above is not uncommon during small-talk, it may be challenging for ediscovery professionals to answer in simple terms. Sure, it’s easy to talk about document discovery with lawyers who understand the process. And with any luck, explaining predictive coding and de-NISTing to a tech person shouldn’t be
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GPS Machine Learning

Many people secretly (or not-so-secretly) hate the term “machine learning.” That’s because it can be overly broad and opaque, as if you’re being asked not to look at the man behind the curtain. However, machine intelligence doesn’t have to be a big black box that we simply accept or reject. Even the less technically-minded among
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PwC Leadership Styles Research

The skills needed to excel in a discipline are not the same as those necessary to lead a group of people. However, excellent litigators or engineers or innovators sometimes find their expertise rewarded with a role at the helm of a company.  The challenge is that, as consultancy founder Gerry Riskin explains, “You can’t manage
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In the Everlaw Office

If you follow entrepreneurship and startups, you likely know who Sam Altman is. A month ago, he published his “Life advice upon turning age 30,” which included this recommendation: Go out of your way to be around smart, interesting, ambitious people. Work for them and hire them (in fact, one of the most satisfying parts
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TAR doesn’t replace human review

Keeping up with the ediscovery space is tough, especially when it is constantly growing and evolving. Perceptions that might have been true a couple of years ago are simply not true anymore, but they still live on. Here are some of the most common misunderstandings.   1) Myth: TAR replaces human review Although technology-assisted review
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Ediscovery Search Results

Timing is everything. Lawyers know all too well that we present cases to juries in the form of chronological stories. I learned this on one of the first cases I worked on, where the chronology of when faxes were sent showing a contractual change was evidence of a breach of fiduciary duty owed to the Plaintiff. The chronology
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