Lazy Turtles and Steady Rabbits

The Tortoise and The Hare You know the story of the tortoise and the hare, right? The speedy rabbit bursts ahead, leaving the plodding reptile in the dust. But in the middle of the race, the rabbit gets cocky and takes a nice nap. He wakes up too late, and rushes towards the finish just in time to see the slow but steady tortoise crossing the finish line. The moral is cle...
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New Office and Expansion!

We are thrilled to announce that we have just substantially upgraded our review suite and office headquarters!  We aren’t moving far, but we are moving up.  Literally—one floor up in our current building.  Our new home in Suite 440 is gonna be lit! Building management is just putting on the finishing touches as we speak, and we should be ready to move by the end of the w...
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July 2018 Update

Happy Summer 2018! Things have been super busy at Tanenholz & Associates: New Hires, Community Fundraising Efforts,  Expanding Office, and Summer Book Recommendations!   Thanks to our wonderful clients and co-counsel firms, business has really been booming!  Is an office expansion in the cards?  Stay tuned…   Benjamin Eisenberg Promoted to Discovery Assoc...
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David Tanenholz Discusses Artificial Intelligence and Changes in Law Practice in December Issue of Washington Lawyer

Managing Partner David Tanenholz is quoted in a Washington Lawyer article this month, “AI & the Legal Workplace,” about changes artificial intelligence has had and will have on the legal profession. David discusses how AI has played a part in rapid changes to litigation, explaining, "[i]n the context of e-discovery, artificial intelligence is generally thought of as ...
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Second Requests: e-Discovery Tips for Complying with the Revised Model Second Request, Part 3 of 5

DOJ Antitrust Division’s December 2016 Revised Model Second Request: e-Discovery Tips for a Smooth and Compliant Response The DOJ Antirust Division released its Revised Model Second Request in December 2016 which made both substantive changes and addressed e-discovery protocol and production concerns.  Tracy Greer, Senior Counsel, Electronic Discovery of the Antitrust Divisi...
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Second Requests: e-Discovery Tips for Complying with the Revised Model Second Request, Part 2 of 5

DOJ Antitrust Division’s December 2016 Revised Model Second Request: e-Discovery Tips for a Smooth and Compliant Response The DOJ Antirust Division released its Revised Model Second Request in December 2016 which made both substantive changes and addressed e-discovery protocol and production concerns.  Tracy Greer, Senior Counsel, Electronic Discovery of the Antitrust Di...
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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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Law Firm Hires 11 Year Old Director of Marketing

A few nights ago, I had a discussion with my parents about our business model and the challenges we face explaining to potential clients how our discovery counsel law firm is different from a staffing agency that doesn’t provide legal advice. My 11 year old daughter Lindsey was sitting with us and chiming in from time to time -- mostly saying that we needed a TV commercial to a...
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The CEDS Exam: Becoming a Certified E-Discovery Specialist

studying for the CEDS exam
Recently I sat for the Certified E-Discovery Specialist (CEDS) examination offered by the Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS). For those not familiar with the organization, ACEDS is a BARBRI Professional Association that “is building a community of e-discovery specialists for the exchange of ideas, guidance, training and best practices.” Having attended m...
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