In "10 Steps to Manage E-Discovery Projects," Steven C. Bennett and Marla S.K. Bergman suggest that "lawyers involved in e-discovery must become project managers." I don't quite agree, says consultant Brett Burney. Lawyers are better suited as "process managers," dictating the vision and goals of the project. Lawyers should not be the "project managers" who focus on the minutiae of the day-to-day e-discovery tasks. If anything, the lawyer is often a de facto or "accidental" project manager, because the law firm may refuse to admit they need another ... [MORE]
The 'Accidental' Project Manager
Law Technology News
February 8, 2012
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