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Learn how in-house legal teams are harnessing the power of big data to save costs, reduce compliance issues, and increase profitability by leveraging predictive analytics. READ MORE ›
In-house counsel face myriad challenges, with litigation and regulatory compliance giving them the worst nightmares. However, many legal departments are harnessing the mountains of data their company generates to address these obstacles and reduce threats to their bottom line.
Enter predictive analytics, which uses sophisticated technology to drill into large data sets and helps GCs turn seemingly random data into usable information. Through a variety of approaches, predictive analytics puts historical data at the fingertips of in-house counsel, helps save costs, reduces compliance issues, and increases profitability.
Download this white paper and learn how successful in-house counsel use predictive analytics to:
Disaster down-time could cost your law firm hundreds of thousands of dollars in revenue. This paper outlines key considerations and best practices to use in devising your disaster recovery plan. READ MORE ›
Disasters of any kind, whether natural, man-made, or cyber, continually cost businesses billions of dollars in damages, down time and lost wages. Cybercrime alone is expected to cause economic damages of $6 trillion across the globe by 2021.
A small to mid-size law firms can expect to lose about $54,000 in billable revenue for just one hour of downtime due to any disaster. That number skyrockets to $200,000 for one week lost.
Learn how to develop a disaster recovery plan for your law firm using the tips and considerations outlined in this white paper, including:
What a well-thought-out disaster recovery plan looks like
Initial actions and steps effective plans should follow
Key questions and considerations for your plan
The cloud’s role in successful disaster preparedness and recovery
Be ready for disaster scenarios that are increasingly looking less like an if and more like a when.
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
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.
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How to develop a defensible deletion process
The importance of email usage and retention/disposition
A recent explosion in qui tam cases is costing corporate defendants billions. Learn how internal investigations can prevent, or mitigate the risk of an emerging qui tam action. READ MORE ›
The federal False Claims Act (FCA) allows private whistleblowers to sue companies on behalf of the federal government. In recent years, qui tam cases against corporate defendants have more than doubled with penalties in the billions.
By gaining a clear understanding of the FCA, fostering a culture of compliance and leveraging internal investigations, corporate counsel can ultimately limit government intervention and mitigate risk.
Download this white paper to learn:
Origins of qui tam and recent trends
The latest guidance from the DOJ
Proactive strategies to avoid FCA claims
How internal investigations help minimize liability
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
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
Insights on key legal services industry metrics that corporate counsel can use to guide decisions and actions. READ MORE ›
This 2018 edition of the CounselLink® trends report illustrates an up-to-date and detailed picture of how legal market dynamics are evolving. Insights are based on data derived from $30 billion in legal spending, 7 million invoices, and 1.7 million matters processed through the CounselLink platform.
Make confident corporate legal decisions based on the best data and analysis from expert contributors.
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Highlights from 6 guiding metrics
Market opportunities to negotiate firm rates
The top 5 cities with the highest partner rate growth
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.
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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.
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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
Learn the basics of online reputation management (ORM) for attorneys and law firms. You’ll discover why ORM is critical today and strategies to build, monitor and repair your online reputation. READ MORE ›
Online reputation management (ORM) is vital to your firm’s bottom line. In today’s digital-first world, more people prefer to look for a lawyer online compared to asking friends/family for a referral.
A positive online reputation helps to differentiate your firm from competition and build trust for prospective clients, while a negative reputation can result in decreased business.
Learn the fundamentals of ORM for attorneys and law firms in this on-demand webcast. Online reputation experts review: why ORM is important; how to build, monitor and repair your online reputation; and strategies attorneys need for today’s landscape.
You will receive:
An ORM checklist for managing your brand’s online reputation
5 ORM strategies for attorneys
10 strategies to improve your law firm’s online reputation
5 misconceptions about online reviews for lawyers
Information on how to monitor your online reputation and respond quickly
Utilize these 10 guiding principles to provide insight on how defamation impacts both reputation and image of the recipient for your defamation cases. READ MORE ›
Defamation and the negative communications involved are extremely powerful forces. When a person, business or entity is defamed, there are factors that come into play that are generally irreversible.
Use these 10 guiding principles of negative communication as a resource in your defamation cases to fully understand how defamation impacts the image and reputation of the recipient.
Robert J. Fisher, President of Fisher & Associates, Inc., is a veteran communications professional with nearly 50 years of experience in public relations, marketing advertising and journalism. He has served as an expert witness, on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants, in 15 defamation cases throughout the United States.
Expert witnesses can be crucially valuable to your case or they can do more harm than good. Learn 5 secrets to extracting the best return on investment from experts. READ MORE ›
Expert witnesses. Can’t live with them. Can’t live without them. Plenty of attorneys’ biggest problems are with experts, not the facts of the case. A quality expert on the right case, handled with a strategic approach, can deliver more value than their expenses.
Take your expert witness strategy to the next level and start minimizing the hours invested to ensure experts become seamless contributors to your case strategy.
In this white paper, you’ll learn:
How to better determine what type of expertise is needed on a case
Coveted qualities of the most effective experts
Best practices for calculating expert fees to create ROI
Tips for handling the expenses associated with experts
Facing patent infringement allegations? Discover how the printing industry is fighting back against patent trolls that threaten their bottom line and explore possible solutions for your case. READ MORE ›
Patent trolls, the epitome of greed and unethical behavior, can impact company health, growth, and in some cases, survival. As a dwindling printing industry looks to digital technologies to increase profits and save jobs, patent trolls are inhibiting their growth by demanding huge fees from companies.
Learn how companies can deter patent trolls by pooling resources to fight alleged patent infringements together. Explore research and case studies of how patent trolls are affecting the printing industry, and solutions companies are using to fight back.
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What is a patent troll
What to do if faced with an allegation of patent infringement
Solutions to combat overzealous patent trolls
Dr. Harvey R. Levenson is Professor Emeritus and former Department Head of Graphic Communication at Cal Poly State University. His research and teaching specialties are communication, intellectual property, media, printing, and technology. He is often called upon as an Expert Witness in these areas.