McDermott Energizes eDiscovery Services

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CHICAGO (January 31, 2018)—International law firm McDermott Will & Emery announced today it is enhancing its eDiscovery service, combining the most advanced artificial intelligence-driven technology with one of the most experienced eDiscovery legal teams in the world. This fusion of human expertise and AI technology allows McDermott to cut straight to the information clients need, leading to reduced costs, lower compliance risks and higher quality outcomes.

“Our team has a dedicated history of designing processes and workflows that add speed and precision to document review, while maintaining the highest standards of quality,” said Christopher Adams, chief strategic counsel of McDermott Discovery. “Leveraging artificial intelligence aligns perfectly with these goals and will help ensure our case teams have the tools necessary to drive successful results—on budget—for clients.”

The new McDermott Discovery offering is driven by more than 30 full-time discovery-focused lawyers and technologists and is powered by NexLP’s Story Engine. This AI-driven platform helps legal professionals uncover the most important documents faster than traditional Technology Assisted Review solutions while leveraging a unique continuous active learning workflow to achieve an even faster, more efficient data classification process.

McDermott’s team of dedicated eDiscovery lawyers and technology professionals is one of the largest and most qualified in the legal profession. The team is committed to reinventing eDiscovery by drawing upon the most advanced technologies, real-world legal knowledge and decades of discovery experience to uncover legally defensible solutions that let our clients assess cases, develop effective strategies faster and ensure litigation readiness.

“We’re committed to implementing new and innovative technologies that deliver high-quality outcomes at unbeatable value to our clients,” said Martha Louks, director of technology services of McDermott Discovery. “NexLP’s Story Engine platform will allow us to more closely align our legal teams with the necessary technology to further simplify and accelerate the document review process.”

McDermott Discovery offers deep experience with challenges stemming from a range of legal disputes—from traditional litigation to arbitrations, investigations, compliance, and governmental and regulatory proceedings.

About McDermott


McDermott Will & Emery is a premier international law firm with a diversified business practice. Numbering more than 1,000 lawyers, we have offices in Boston, Brussels, Chicago, Dallas, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Miami, Milan, Munich, New York, Orange County, Paris, Seoul, Silicon Valley and Washington, DC. Further extending our reach into Asia, we have a strategic alliance with MWE China Law Offices in Shanghai.

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