Law Firms Get Failing Grade On E-Discovery

Law360, New York (August 31, 2012, 5:58 PM EDT) -- Corporate counsel gave law firms a failing grade on their ability to effectively handle e-discovery, a new study found, with just one in five companies saying they had complete confidence in law firms' approach and preparedness to e-discovery.

Citing poor planning and ineffective legal strategies, companies rated law firms’ effectiveness at handling and managing e-discovery as an average of 5.9 out of a possible 10 points, according to the BTI Litigation Outlook 2013 report by The BTI Consulting Group (Wellesley, Mass.).

“Firms and clients think about...
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