As lawyer technologists, each with over 20 years experience as a
litigator and expert in computers and digital data issues, our services
to lawyers include the following:
• Electronic Discovery consulting services to law firms, corporate legal departments and government agencies.
Drafting discovery motions, e-discovery production protocols and
protective orders for the delivery and exchange of electronic files
from computer hard drives, backup tapes and other storage media.
Assisting in the implementation, strategy and monitoring of discovery
of the technical people: asking the right questions, getting the
• Devising strategies to organize, index, store, annotate and analyze paper and electronic evidence efficiently.
Digital data monitoring and audits of a litigant’s production(s) of
e-data made pursuant to discovery requests; compliance with the newly
amended Federal Rules of Civil Procedure regarding electronically
stored information; Rule 26(g) certifications of completeness and
accuracy of e-discovery responses
• Working with court and counsel on Rule 26 disclosures and Rule 16 discovery plans.
Working as Special Master or court-appointed officer of the court to to
identify and sample only the most likely relevant electronically stored
information. Using best practices and in conformance with the amended
federal rules regarding e-discovery, we also work with all counsel to
devise a fair Discovery Plan as envisioned in Rules 16 and 27. We help
you devise electronic discovery protocols; recommend search criteria
and perform searches; provide advice on technology implementation
choices (e.g., data sampling; native file format production; rolling
productions; imaging protocols); establish criteria for a Web-hosted
document repository for court and counsel; propose rulings or advise
the court on electronic discovery motions and cost-sharing issues; and
assist in the selection of qualified third-party vendors as needed.
trial lawyers, we understand the litigation process. In a recent
article entitled "E-Discovery Attorneys: Hot or Not?" that appeared in
findlaw.com and published by Law Firm Inc., Seth Davis, an attorney and
recruiter for Major, Lindsey & Africa, considered Tom Howe and
Larry Johnson to be among "capable e-discovery attorneys" that number
only "around 200 worldwide."