June 19, 2019

Why Legal Teams Should Use Collaboration Tools

Here at Percipient we use collaboration software and project management tools on most legal projects we work on. For many projects, especially large document reviews, collaboration […]
May 9, 2019
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Is That Discovery or ESI You Want Really Lost?

Before you get all fired up and shoot off an email to opposing counsel with the obligatory threat of sanctions because his/her client did not preserve […]
March 6, 2019
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How Much Privilege Review is Required Under a Clawback Agreement?

  An interesting dispute unfolding between business competitors highlights the practical and legal implications of clawback agreements. In Arconic, Inc. v. Novelis, Inc., et al, Civil […]
February 19, 2019
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Statistical Sampling in Legal Document and Data Reviews

    Sampling as a means of quality control became widely used in World War II. The U.S. military used statistical sampling to test bullets before […]
November 28, 2018
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Knowledge Management for Legal Departments and Law Firms-Where to Start

If there is any business well suited for knowledge management (or KM for short), it is the law. As Vishal Agnihotri, Chief Knowledge Officer for Hinshaw […]
August 29, 2018
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Your Opponent Didn’t Produce Gmail. Just Subpoena Google, Right? Nope.

Your client sued a competitor who is also the new employer of your client’s former employee. You suspect before the employee left, he sent your client’s […]
August 7, 2018
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Discovery of Salesforce.com (and SaaS) Data in Civil Litigation

  Salesforce.com develops customer relationship management software that is, among other things, used to track sales activities. Salesforce.com products are offered as software as a service or, SaaS.  This means users do […]
July 18, 2018

Even With Clawback Agreement, Use of Material May Waive Privilege

  We here at Percipient are fans of clawback agreements.   Clawback agreements are authorized by state and federal evidence rules, such as Federal Rule of Evidence […]
July 2, 2018

You Subpoenaed My Documents, Shouldn’t You Pay for Them?

Your company just received a document subpoena in a case in which it is not a party. Who covers the expense in responding to it? If […]