Our strong core of legal staff performs document review services in order to gather information and assess relevancy and privilege for production purposes. We can also provide other legal support services to help your organization address the various needs of litigation matters in an efficient and cost-effective manner.
SalvageData Discovery’s Review and other legal services provide greater scalability for counsel faced with complex litigation, without requiring the addition of in-house or law firm staff. And the workflow management capabilities offered result in a streamlined, efficient review process to support your organization in even the most urgent, deadline-intensive matters. Some of the review services we offer include:
Using a document database without coded data can hamper the attorneys’ ability to effectively search the repository for important information, converted hard copy documents, or electronic files without useful metadata. SalvageData Discovery provides coding services to capture objective and subjective data from documents, which enables your organization to maximize search capabilities and generate privilege and production logs and other meaningful reports. We can provide those coding services within our facilities or through proven offshore coding partners, depending on the needs of your organization.
AutoReview is our proprietary service that offers automatic filtering to identify potentially relevant and/or privileged files. We work with the client’s subject matter expert to define criteria for AutoReview and provide technical expertise to maximize the recall of the criteria (e.g., including abbreviations, acronyms, synonyms, etc). Some conceptual search models can be a “black box” in terms of how data is included or excluded during the selection process. However, AutoReview is a highly documented, defendable, and transparent process that satisfies courts and minimizes objections by opposing counsel.
Our Auto Prioritize service implements a weighting system to organize files as to their importance to the particular case or present need. For example, in an employment litigation case, we might assign 10 points to any file mentioning the plaintiff; 10 points to any file mentioning the plaintiff’s supervisor; and 30 points to any file mentioning both the plaintiff and the supervisor. AutoPrioritize can be used as a “first-pass” tool for relevancy or privilege reviews. Terms such as “attorney work product,” “privileged,” or “confidential” can also receive points. Through Auto Prioritize, the most important files receive a higher score and are reviewed first, enabling our clients to work with the files they deem most important and/or respond to rolling production requests with highly relevant materials.
SalvageData Discovery offers highly trained and experienced legal professionals to perform reviews for relevancy, privilege, and issue coding as required at a fraction of the cost of retaining outside counsel staff for these services. Often, we work under the guidelines provided by outside counsel for each review. This allows outside counsel to maintain control over the review while providing additional resources to meet deadlines. Our Review process is performed using many platforms, including a web-enabled application on the platform that allows us to feed batches of documents to particular reviewers based on the requirements of your organization. We also have reporting features that allow us to track who reviewed each document in each phase and the time it was reviewed. These reports further enable us to track the volume and rate of review by person for a given period of time, ensuring accurate metrics and timeframe estimates for completion.
With Native File Review, we can review electronic files in their original or native format without conversion to a standard format (TIFF or PDF) first, to determine whether they should be included in production. Reviewing files natively can provide you with a substantial strategic litigation advantage by reducing eDiscovery costs and shortening review and production timeframes.
In addition to document review services and trial support, SalvageData Discovery provides a full array of services to support our clients, whether they are in-house or outside counsel. We perform strategic data organization and targeted data searching, draft discovery, and conduct factual and legal research. We also prepare pleadings, motions, and legal analysis and conduct witness interviews. Clients often rely on us for deposition support, expert witness support, and trial notebook preparation. Finally, we also provide class action assistance with opt-out and other notices, including mailing notices, tracking receipts, and updating address changes. These services can be vital when your organization does not have available support staff and represent a fraction of the cost of retaining outside counsel staff to do the same work.
SalvageData is the trusted ISO Certified and SOC 3/SAS 70 Security data review expert that you can count on with your valuable and confidential information. As the most trusted in data services, we make all of our Verifiable Credentials available for reference to meet your security and privacy standards. Our technicians are trained to provide you with the most advanced solutions tailored to your specific needs.