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Take a practical look at what contract review automation is, how it operates, how your in-house team can utilize the technology, and the impactful benefits to your company’s bottom line. READ MORE ›
The legal industry is notoriously slow when it comes to adopting new technology to improve business. As in-house counsel face increasing pressure to cut costs and boost ROI, automating contract reviews can make an immediate impact by increasing efficiency and saving time.
This on-demand webinar demonstrates how legal teams are revolutionizing their daily contract review process. Get a practical look at using contract review automation and how modern legal teams are using this technology today.
Access this webinar that will cover:
What contract review automation is
How to dramatically reduce the time and cost of contract review and approval
A live demonstration of contract review automation
Learn how an emerging law firm tool, data analytics, can provide your firm with a strategic, competitive edge that allows your attorneys to craft data-driven case stories. READ MORE ›
Top caliber legal knowledge was at one point enough to be competitive. But in today’s technological world, where artificial intelligence (AI) and tech-driven solutions drive efficiency and deeper insight, lawyers risk losing an edge if they don’t keep pace.
Attorneys are increasingly using data analytics to mine through mountainous amounts data, extract valuable insights and trends hidden within, and leverage those to guide strategic case decisions. It’s fast becoming a key tool in the legal arsenal.
But what, exactly, is data analytics? How is it different than ediscovery? How does it benefit your firm and help you win more cases?
Download this white paper and learn what data analytics is and the benefits it offers, including:
Providing your firm with a strategic, competitive edge
Reducing costs allowing you to pass savings on to clients
Uncovering new insights across data systems
How it differs from ediscovery
Start equipping your attorneys with a comprehensive, data-driven story to tell either in the courtroom or at the negotiation table.
This kit contains five provisions to update your attorney fee agreements, service contracts, or retainer contracts to address today’s technology concerns. READ MORE ›
Modernizing your law firm requires more than just new technology. Updating your agreements to address today’s technology concerns is crucial.
Download this kit containing five optional provisions addressing a lawyer’s potential use of newer technology, billing, or legal requirements to secure private information, or to advise clients of file destruction policies.
Digital File Maintenance Clause
Disposition and Destruction of Client Files Clause
Disclaimer of Liability for Use of Cloud Storage or Technology Exposing Client Information to Hacking
This 10-step guide provides a methodical approach to evaluating and choosing eDiscovery software or services that best match the unique requirements of your company. READ MORE ›
Corporate counsel’s task of choosing an eDiscovery provider or software can be time-consuming and riddled with difficulties, as they must accommodate unique company requirements. But this decision is critical to the success of the company’s legal operations.
And yet technology and services related to eDiscovery evolve frequently, thus making a methodical approach key to making the best possible decision. These 10 steps will guide you through evaluating and choosing eDiscovery software or services to match the needs of your company.
Download this white paper that covers:
Key factors that your legal team needs to consider during evaluation
A methodical stepwise plan to help you evaluate based on your unique company requirements
How to determine a best-fit solution for your legal team
Protecting your clients’ reputation in the modern, online world is challenging when information spreads quickly. Learn a proactive approach to, and 10 strategies for, keeping your clients protected. READ MORE ›
We live in a world in which the internet expands the reach and impact of online defamation, invasions of privacy, bullying and more. This shifting landscape alters the traditional role of lawyers who are increasingly playing a counseling and litigation role in protecting clients’ reputations.
Today, the challenge becomes identifying often anonymous online attackers, convincing internet service providers and websites to provide relief, and orchestrating reputation-preserving counterattacks.
This white paper outlines a modern, proactive approach to protecting your clients’ reputation amidst today’s internet communication free-for-all.
Download this white paper to learn this approach, which also includes:
Identifying and determining legal liability
Understanding section 230 of the Communication Decency Act and if it applies
10 recommended strategies to address negative communications
Here are five requirements a content collaboration platform must have to keep your law firm secure, collaborative, and up-to-speed with today’s client demands. READ MORE ›
Law firms of all sizes are appealing targets for hackers because of confidential information such as trade secrets, insider information, social security numbers, and large trust accounts.
The relatively lax law firm security standards and a culture of collaboration – accessing sensitive files across any device at any time – call for better security strategies. Secure content collaboration platforms fill a key role in building a strong cybersecurity strategy for your firm.
This brief will outline five key requirements content collaboration platforms must have to support law firms in today’s mobile environment. Learn how your firm can secure the most sensitive files while keeping pace with the demands of the attorneys-on-the go.
Download this brief that covers:
The current threat landscape for law firms
Why content collaboration matters to law firms
Five non-negotiable requirements while choosing a content collaboration platform
Based on real-world research input from Fortune 500 companies, and insights from mobility analysts and experts, this guide helps CIOs reimagine their strategy for a new era of mobility. READ MORE ›
Mobility is reaching an inflection point. Smart enterprises are moving away from tactical point solutions for mobile device management and towards secure, comprehensive, and unified platforms that maintain visibility and control across endpoint environments.
CIOs are seeking solutions for Unified Endpoint Management (UEM), which encompass management, security, and identity across mobile devices, desktops, laptops, and other endpoints.
This guide will help you update and reimagine your mobility strategy to keep pace with the evolving mobility landscape and future-proof your operations. Learn how the right solution can boost productivity, improve security and privacy, and simplify IT’s management of a growing number of roles, apps, operating systems, and device types.
Download this guide and reimagine your mobility strategy with:
10 critical factors to consider when making your UEM platform decision
7 top mobility pain points
The mobility maturity curve and determining where your company is at
Deleting unneeded legacy data can produce long-term cost, time and efficiency benefits for any organization. Discover how to leverage defensible deletion to improve your business operations today. READ MORE ›
Many organizations have significant volumes of legacy data, in both electronic and hard copy form.
Significant portions of this data should be deleted to the extent that it is not subject to legal hold requirements, and does not serve a foreseeable business purpose.
Keeping less data can produce long-term benefits for any organization, including: reduced data storage costs, faster retrieval of information, improved efficiency of business operations, and reduced discovery time, costs and risk.
Download this white paper to learn:
How to develop a defensible deletion process
The importance of email usage and retention/disposition
Online payments are set to become the norm for the legal industry. Learn how adopting digital payments can save your firm time, increase efficiency, and provide an exceptional client experience. READ MORE ›
The Digital Revolution is reshaping the way the legal industry conducts business as more and more services become digitized, virtualized, and mobile. How clients pay for services is changing too.
Is your firm equipped to meet the digital payment demands of today’s business environment?
Learn how your firm can gain greater operational efficiency and significant time savings by offering modern online payment tools for your clients. Discover the benefits of embracing digital payment tools, and why they’re a key aspect of providing an exceptional, modern client experience.
Download this eBook for an overview of:
What makes a modern client experience
Traditional concerns with accepting credit card payments
How lawyers are optimizing cash flow and workflow with modern tools
Adopting online payments is no longer a question of if, but when, as more of your clients will choose competitors who do offer this option.
Blockchain has emerged as a “disruptive technology” to become one of the most popular conversation topics in varied industry circles. Learn what it is and what it means for the legal industry. READ MORE ›
Decentralization is the defining characteristic of blockchain, and its ability to create efficiencies in industries that rely on third-party-mediated systems is unquestionable (like bitcoin for example).
Discover how this new technology will shape the legal industry, which acts as the most trusted intermediary there is. Learn how blockchain can streamline operations for your law firm and for your clients, which in-turn saves everyone time and money.
Download this white paper to learn 4 ways that blockchain technology will impact the legal profession, including:
Learn how to positively impact your culture and get your compliance training program on the path to excellence with the 2018 Ethics & Compliance Training Benchmark Report. READ MORE ›
Ethics and Compliance (E&C) training programs are challenged by a lack of dedicated budget and resources, often because of the difficulty in demonstrating the value of the program. As leaders face increasing demands for training despite limited resources, demonstrating value and performance is critical.
This white paper explores survey results from 1,200+ professionals involved in running their organization’s E&C programs. Learn tips, trends, and best practices to enhance your own program and make more informed decisions to better demonstrate value.
Download this white paper for holistic insights and analysis of E&C training questions such as:
What approaches do organizations take?
What challenges do organizations face?
How do organizations measure effectiveness?
What outcomes or benefits do organizations realize and what influences them?
This white paper outlines step-by-step instructions to build and implement a scalable compliance program that embeds positive compliance culture at your company, regardless of industry or size. READ MORE ›
Companies (and their legal departments) in today’s global economy are confronted with growing legal and compliance risks due to the expanded scope, complexity and the global nature of their business activities. Accordingly, companies and legal teams wishing to avoid these risks build out robust risk-based corporate compliance program that are designed to limit the company’s exposure.
Download this white paper for practical steps your company and legal team can take to successfully embed a positive compliance culture by developing and implementing a compliance program that can be used globally, regardless of industry or the size of your company.
Get a detailed understanding of, and step-by-step approach to:
The compliance risk framework
Pre-program considerations such as: compliance, governance, and oversight
Download this eBook to learn how the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure governs the e-discovery process, along with practical applications, expert opinions and supporting case law. READ MORE ›
The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP) are intentionally vague. This allows judges not to be constrained by a rigid set of directives, and let judicial rulings determine what the FRCP really mean and how they are applied.
This Layman’s guide sorts out the technical aspects of the FRCP as they relate to e-discovery, and provides a brief history of e-discovery’s role in recent revisions. It’s a crash course supported with relevant case law and expert opinions.
This report, based on responses from 300+ Am Law 200 firm leaders, outlines 4 key benefits that legal analytics provide law firms to help them deliver superior service and operate more effectively. READ MORE ›
Legal Analytics has evolved significantly since the beginning of the decade to incorporate a wide range of practical areas. Yet, its purpose remains the same – to help law firms and businesses practice law more effectively and efficiently.
Lex Machina recently partnered with ALM Legal Intelligence to survey 300+ leaders at Am Law 200 firms regarding the value of Legal Analytics, how they leverage its power to deliver legal services to clients, and how it supports more effective business operations.
Download this white paper to explore the top four benefits legal analytics delivers, and best practices in these areas:
Learn how to strengthen case strategy, pass more savings on to clients, and expand your firm’s resources. These 3 case studies reveal smart solutions to craft compelling litigation stories from data. READ MORE ›
Winning case strategies hinge on compelling stories that are supported by data. But strategies are only as strong as the data and facts that support them.
Does your firm struggle with the resources, time and technical experience to uncover the story behind any data sheet or connecting the dots across data sources?
These case studies detail how three organizations leveraged Merrison Technology’s data experts to flush out time-card fraud, reveal a corporate bonus-padding scheme, and uncover software data that ultimately saved thousands in litigation costs by not bringing forth a suit.
Download these case studies to see how your firm can:
Become more competitive by offering savings to clients
Strengthen case strategy by including data sources not originally considered
Translate highly technical data into a clear, compelling story or data set
Expand data resources and tools with custom solution support
This infographic/data sheet combo provides a pulse on vital commercial litigation statistics today, and illustrates how you can predict the behavior of courts, judges, lawyers, and more. READ MORE ›
Drawing from the 2017 Commercial Litigation Report, which examines the key axes of legal data and their interactions (focused exclusively on litigation in the federal U.S. District Courts), this infographic delivers data and trends on:
Time to judgement
Top damages by type
Top plaintiffs, defendants, and law firm representation
Makeup of the commercial claims field
PLUS – Learn how you can leverage Legal Analytics to strengthen your strategy, tactics, and gain the winning edge by utilizing the power of data-driven insights and trends in commercial litigation. The data sheet provides an overview of:
Questions that Legal Analytics helps you answer
Unique commercial litigation data available for your firm to access
Learn 3 best practices to help you tackle increasing preservation challenges posed by new communication trends in the modern, electronic business landscape. READ MORE ›
In the ever-changing electronic world that we live in, monitoring and preserving data becomes more and more challenging for organizations. New and emerging communication trends potentially pose a threat as employees and associates conduct business on new platforms and personal devices outside of the office.
While this can be intimidating, being aware of new trends and addressing what is acceptable with employees can make it an easier task.
Download this white paper and learn how to keep abreast of communication trends and solutions that address new preservation challenges for your company, including:
3 best practices to avoid preservation pitfalls
An overview of how communication is evolving in business
What kind of data is considered to be in an organization’s control
Learn how Legal Analytics enables you to better select qualified and cost-efficient outside counsel, to quickly assess opposing counsel, and to drive effective data-backed litigation strategy. READ MORE ›
Accurate law firm and attorney performance assessment is essential to hiring the best outside counsel to handle your company’s cases. Legal Analytics changes the game, allowing in-house counsel to cut through the noise in firm pitches.
Download this case study and discover how Huawei’s U.S. Chief Intellectual Property Litigation Counsel leverages Legal Analytics to:
Confidently screen proposed litigation counsel when selecting a law firm
Reduce costs by finding qualified, less expensive, less well-known firms and lawyers
Quickly assess opposing parties and their counsel for early case assessment
Develop litigation strategy by utilizing big data analytics from their suit of apps
PLUS – you will also receive the Legal Analytics Apps Data Sheet to discover how the suite of tools can deliver answers for specific use cases (e.g., comparing courts, judges, or law firms), early case assessment, motion strategy, and patent portfolio evaluation.
This white paper outlines key considerations and steps for conducting an effective risk assessment that allows your company to address the legal and regulatory risks it faces. READ MORE ›
U. S. regulators increasingly expect companies to undertake a risk assessment process to ensure compliance programs are appropriate to the size, complexity, location and scope of business activities.
For companies operating in a complex, fast-moving and increasingly interconnected environment, it is essential to have a dynamic, risk-based corporate compliance program that evolves with the environment.
Download this white paper and start building a well-devised risk assessment process to that will help your organization identify vulnerabilities, manage and mitigate both legal and regulatory risks.
This overview includes:
Scoping the risk assessment and identifying who conducts it
Use this rule 26(f) meet and confer checklist to ensure you’re prepared to negotiate effectively and identify reasonable e-discovery terms. READ MORE ›
FRCP Rule 26(f) stipulates a conference of the parties so that they might plan for discovery.
The key to a successful meet and confer conference is preparation. Enter your next meeting armed with clear objectives and a deep knowledge of your case data to evolve this procedural obligation into a key tool for streamlining activities and proactively reducing e-discovery expenses.
Download this comprehensive checklist that outlines key questions and considerations to cover in these areas:
How potentially relevant information is being preserved
This guide goes beyond the basic best practices and provides some practical guidance on how to go about developing an eDiscovery program inside the company firewall and live to talk about it. READ MORE ›
For most in-house counsel, terms like metadata, terabytes, forensic images, and email archives didn’t exist when you were in law school. All the legal and risk management theory in the world won’t matter when you’re trying to convince a manager why you need 12 more servers for your discovery efforts.
So how is this guide different from the numerous best practice treatises, articles that outline case law requirements, and tools that can be utilized for setting up a successful ediscovery program?
This guide is different because it addresses the practical application of these great principles to a profit-making entity. Because let’s face it, the corporation exists for one thing - its bottom line. This guide is your key to developing a discovery program inside the company firewall.
Download now for:
Tips for each lifecycle phase of the eDiscovery reference model
Key questions to ask when developing each phase
Best practices for setting up a bottom line focused In-House eDiscovery program
Not your traditional buyer’s guide. This guide provides legal professionals a process to follow to identify their needs and choose the best e-discovery solution to meet them. READ MORE ›
In-house legal teams charged with purchasing e-discovery technology must choose wisely among solutions with expensive price tags and competing claims. With document archives often containing petabytes of data, the cost and time savings that e-discovery technology can achieve cannot be ignored.
This guide provides pivotal insight from independent and in-house e-discovery experts along with step-by-step instructions on how to buy software that fits your organizational needs.
Download this guide to receive
Facts and data to make a business case of e-discovery technology
Six-step guide to identify your needs, evaluate options and choose a technology solution