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Case Study: Midwest Law Firm

Learn how we helped a law firm reduce eDiscovery time and costs.

About the customer

This Midwest real estate law firm with more than three dozen attorneys working under one roof is dedicated to applying a fresh perspective to the range of cases they handle and clients they serve. While litigation is one of their core competences, their strength is in resolving pre-litigation matters out of court. It's rare for them to sort through boxes of documents or discover electronic files in order to make their case.

To perform the work in-house using traditional linear review methods, it would have taken a team of 100 attorneys and their support staff two to three years to get through the 15.5 million documents.



Ricoh was onsite to evaluate the first shipment of boxes relevant to the case. After thorough analysis, our team presented the firm's attorney with another option — outsource eDiscovery and document review to a trusted partner.

The firm had worked with Ricoh for paper scanning and imaging services. They were thrilled to learn that our services would allow them to retain the case, speed up document review and significantly reduce costs. We proceeded to:

  • Unpack the data collection, revealing 4.5 Terabytes of data with 15.5 million documents.

  • Cull down the documents by quickly identifying and removing junk files and running de-duplication.

  • Provide the data collection to our Managed Review Services team, who furthered reduced the documents down to 770,000 using keyword filtering and systematic adjustments.

  • Load new data population into a predictive coding technology.

  • Significantly reduce the documents that needed to be reviewed for privilege or couldn't be categorized.


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