Candice Chan-Glasgow, Director, Review Services and Counsel
August 28, 2020
In a rare cost shifting order out of the United States, Lawson v. Spirit Aerosystems (D. Kan. June 18, 2020), the Kansas District Court granted defendant, Spirit Aerosystems, Inc’s motion to shift the costs of a technology-assisted review to the plaintiff, Larry A. Lawson. This case is a helpful reminder to litigants that the eDiscovery process must be proportionate to the needs of the case and that pursuing unnecessarily broad requests can lead to cost consequences.
Lawson is Spirit’s former CEO who retired on July 31, 2016. He executed a retirement agreement which contained a two year non-compete provision. … Read More
We are pleased to announce that, beginning in mid-February, we will sponsor and teach an eight-part legal eDiscovery Seminar Series in downtown Calgary on the fundamentals of modern discovery practices, including developments in case law.
Unless it is a hand-written note, physical or oral evidence, all evidence is electronic. Over the last number of years, Canadian case law and procedural rules have changed to recognize this reality.
Recent developments can have a significant impact on litigation/arbitration and regulatory proceedings as well as on our professional obligations and responsibilities to provide clients with advice and strategy to effectively deal with electronic evidence in a defensible and proportionate manner.… Read More
For a second year in a row we are proud to have been selected by the readers of Canadian Lawyer magazine as a leader in Legal Process Outsourcing and Document Review.
Canadian Lawyer has just announced the winners of the 5th Annual Readers’ Choice Awards which are designed to give a voice to their readers to identify which vendors and suppliers are the best at what they do.
Crystal O’Donnell, Heuristica’s Founder and CEO, said she is “extremely proud that the firm has been recognized as a leader in document review for a second year in a row. It is a clear acknowledgment from clients and peers that our unique process combining the most powerful technology with the most experienced team of Discovery Counsel in the country offers the best overall ediscovery solution.”… Read More
Technological changes can have a substantial impact on business models and client expectations. Crystal will examine how technology can fundamentally disrupt traditional review and business models and, in turn, also provide opportunities for law firms and corporate legal departments.
Crystal will lead an interactive presentation and then discuss with the group:
How to reduce the cost of ediscovery and provide clients with a better work product
How new review and business models can create increasingly marketable skill sets and practice areas for paralegals
ILTA is an international volunteer-led, staff-managed association with a focus on premiership. … Read More
Technological changes can have a substantial impact on business models and client expectations. In her session, Crystal will discuss how Relativity and RelativityOne can be used to fundamentally disrupt traditional review strategies and business models?ultimately providing tremendous opportunities for law firms and corporate legal departments.
Attendees will also learn how to maintain control over one of the most important aspects of litigation and disclosure, reduce the cost of e-discovery, and provide clients with a better work product. … Read More