Tanenholz & Associates, PLLC Expands Firm with Addition of Candace Beck Smyth as Counsel & Director of Client Relationships

Today, Tanenholz & Associates, PLLC announced the expansion of its firm with the addition of Candace Beck Smyth to the company’s leadership team as its new Counsel & Director of Client Relationships. “Candace is a seasoned expert with a proven track record of creating strategic partnerships. She will play an important role in Tanenholz’s continued commitment to p...
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Human Learning: No the machines have not entirely kicked-us out and we humans still must make important decisions.

For years, many of us have attended various e-discovery conferences and meetings where we listen to countless hours of presentations and engage in discussions about TAR, computer assisted review, machine learning, e-discovery’s past and the future.  However, having recently returned from one such discussion, it struck me that little time is actually spent discussing how to bett...
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The 3 Key Components to Success: People. Product. Process.

On CNBCs’ hit show The Profit, entrepreneur and small business guru Marcus Lemonis examines struggling businesses using his well-known People-Product-Process principles. I believe these same three factors can be analyzed to evaluate different models of managed review services within the e-discovery industry.  My experience with e-discovery managed review has run the full...
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Firm Update

With the hire of five new team members and the promotion of two others, we've seen some big changes around here lately! To recap: Bill George is now Senior Counsel and Director of Managed Review. Bill has been directing and managing document review projects with the firm since 2010, and we're excited to continue to grow our managed review services under his leadership. ...
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Document Review & Paralegals in the District

In response to our latest blog post discussing how document review should be considered the practice of law, Mark Miller of Mark W. Miller & Associates, a Litigation Support and Document Services company, asked us to address how this idea relates to document review performed by attorney-supervised paralegals.  We certainly recognize the tremendous value experienced paralega...
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Quinn Emanuel States the Obvious: Document Review Is Practice of Law

Licensed Attorneys, Not Out-of-Work Actors, Perform Doc ReviewIn the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, Quinn Emanuel is currently defending a Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) case brought by a former contract attorney who had been hired to review documents in connection with a pending litigation. The Plaintiff, William Henig, is complaining that he was...
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