Cost = Rate x Time
In recent years, the e-discovery field has become crowded, the messages more convoluted and the actual results less clear. Everyone seems to have a new “solution” that can deliver low, all-in-one costs. But it really boils down to the formula above, and these vendors focus on just one part of it.
We take a different, more comprehensive approach.
The 3 P’s: People, Process and Platforms
We understand — after years of experience pairing technology tools with the skills of our attorneys — that hourly rate is not the most important factor in total costs. Data reduction, efficiency, accuracy and the expert use of technology — issues that require consistent, real-world experience to master and develop processes around — decrease the time spent on a matter and produce exponentially more cost savings than a bottom-barrel hourly rate.
To do this effectively, we realize that any matter has a finite number of relevant documents. Our primary goal is to identify those documents as quickly as possible and therefore review the documents that matter earlier in the process.
We also understand that there is no singular platform that is optimal for all data sets, especially with information volumes expanding rapidly. That is why we do not have our own platform and remain technology agnostic, choosing to train our teams on multiple platforms and selecting the right tool (in consultation with supervising counsel) for a particular matter. Prioritizing relevant documents is paramount; it takes talented attorneys leveraging technology and process to achieve precision, the lowest life-of-project costs and highest quality review.
And we understand that the same attorneys working for the same clients and in collaboration with in-house and outside counsel on matter after matter produces a knowledge-retaining team that becomes more efficient and effective with each case.
Visit our case studies section and contact us to learn more about the unparalleled results of our “3 P’s” model — and specifically in Managed Review, the “Six PillaRs” we utilize — and how it can help you better balance your e-discovery equation.