Discovery Dollars

The Legal Intelligencer


This four-part series examines the ways in which firms are managing e-discovery work and whether there is profit to be had in such endeavors.

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Part 1: E-Discovery's Tipping Point: Firms Deciding to Get in or Get Out
The Legal Intelligencer
November 14, 2012

Litigation support services departments in law firms — now largely tasked with helping attorneys manage the e-discovery needs of clients — are at a crossroads. To invest or divest. Read More

Part 2: Investing in E-Discovery Versus Showing it the Door
The Legal Intelligencer
November 15, 2012

Concordance and Summation are two words familiar through the halls of nearly every large law firm in the country. The early versions of the programs were the most commonly used platforms for managing electronic data for trial. Read More

Part 3: E-Discovery Profits: Drawing Blood From a Stone?
The Legal Intelligencer Blog
November 16, 2012

As clients look to shave as many dollars off of the expense line of e-discovery as possible, law firms that want to make money on e-discovery — outside of the high rates a few partners can charge for legal expertise in the area — have to be willing to forgo substantial rates in favor of volume. Read More

Part 4: E-Discovery Software Providers Link Up, Change Pricing Model
The Legal Intelligencer
November 20, 2012

When it comes to e-discovery software, manufacturers need to serve multiple masters in multiple ways. Read More


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