Every aspect of the practice of law involves the use and management of electronic information
Nexsen Pruet’s ESI Services Group is designed to deliver customized, efficient, and cutting edge solutions to our clients’ e-discovery and data management needs. While organizing and utilizing electronic information plays a role in every area of practice, it has become a particularly acute and challenging issue in the litigation arena. We offer a broad range of services, creative thinking, and proven technical proficiency to assist clients through every stage of discovery, and through trial. We work with our clients to develop strategies that are reasonable and defensible, within cost and budget parameters that meet their needs.
Our ESI Services Group includes attorneys, technology professionals, project managers, and paralegals with deep experience. Our team has worked on cases and counseled clients in matters running the gamut from antitrust, franchise, insurance coverage, pharmaceutical, IP, commercial, contract, business torts, regulatory/compliance, procurement, False Claims Act, and qui tam, to White Collar crime.
Our services include:
Information Management and Data Consulting
Our group can work with clients to develop internal best practices for managing their electronic information. These best practices can help reduce the burden, cost, and business disruption associated with discovery in litigation or government investigations, and document production/management in general. Our attorneys and technology professionals counsel clients on records retention policies and practices, early case assessment and strategy, and litigation readiness. We also provide training programs and education to our clients on evolving e-discovery standards and practices.
Discovery Strategy and Document Review Management
The ESI Services Group is adept at managing discovery projects and document productions of all sizes, from start-to-finish. We engage in an early case assessment to help our clients understand the risks and expectations involved. We advise clients on preservation obligations and collection strategies that are defensible before courts or government bodies, and also assist in preparing for Rule 26(f) conferences and e-discovery discovery negotiations. Our cost-effective data processing and high-speed hosting capabilities offer excellent value. We utilize sophisticated and advanced technology—including clustering, concept based analytics, and predictive coding—to increase the speed of review projects. Our document review tools are focused on project management and incorporate state-of-the-art technology to increase efficiency and accuracy during review. Our document review attorneys train and work on an advanced review platforms in firm facilities dedicated to document review projects.
Social Media Investigation
Many cases involve some aspect of social media information. We can collect and preserve information from social media sites such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Gmail, in a digital format that preserves metadata and ensures compliance with discovery obligations. This capability is also useful in business deals and other settings, where thoroughly collecting available public information on witnesses, experts, potential business partners, or others may be important.
Nexsen Pruet offers its clients data hosting options ranging from online meeting rooms for document storage and collaboration, to full-fledged document review platforms with advanced Content Analytics search engines. Our cloud- based systems are fully accessible, on a 24/7 basis, from any location, and provide a secure and redundant platform for managing discovery and storing sensitive material.
Litigation Support / Trial Technology
The E-Law Services Group includes a full time litigation support staff trained in the latest trial/litigation support tools. We can assist with trial, mediation, motion, and hearing needs such as creation of complex demonstrative exhibits, audio and video editing, and digital evidence presentation.