Ediscovery Mergers and Acquisitions
Jul 30th, 2017 by ilta
Lately, legal tech news has been flooded with a number of ediscovery mergers and acquisitions (M&A). Just to name a few:
- Epiq purchased by DTI investors
- Clearwell acquired by Symantec
- Equivio acquired by Microsoft
- Content Analyst acquired by kCura
- Recommind by OpenText
- RAVN by iManage
- Lighthouse and Discovia
In this ILTA Radio episode, we interview a panel of ILTA members from law firms and legal departments who share their insights, lessons learned and best practices for dealing with ediscovery M&A. We cover cases where one service provider is acquired by another provider and product acquisitions where a core application is acquired by another enterprise software provider, a product is acquired and remains available and when the product is abandoned.
Catherine McPherson - Litigation Management Consultant, Bartlit Beck Herman Palenchar & Scott LLP
Dera Nevin - Director of eDiscovery, Proskauer Rose LLP
Duane Lites - Director, Litigation Support, Jackson Walker L.L.P.
Bonnie Boudreaux - Practice Support Coordinator, Jones Walker LLP
Deanna Blomquist - Senior Manager - IT/eDiscovery, Dish Network