Since its rise to prominence almost a decade ago, technology-assisted review tools and workflows have continually evolved: from categorization, to predictive coding, to the new active learning approaches often referred to as TAR 2.0. In this episode, XDD Senior Director of Relativity Analytics Paul Laven and XDD Director of Relativity Analytics Chris Chapman discuss those new approaches to assisted review.
About this Month’s Guests
Our guests this month are XDD Senior Director of Relativity Analytics Paul Laven and XDD Director of Relativity Analytics Chris Chapman, Esq.:
- Paul has 18 years of technical project management experience, including a decade in eDiscovery, where he has handled nearly four hundred cases and investigations, including extensive work on financial, energy, and pharmaceutical industry matters. Paul specializes in developing efficient and defensible solutions, including custom TAR workflows, for clients with unusually large matters or complex issues. Paul is a Relativity Certified Master, with certifications in both Analytics and Assisted Review, and he has provided expert witness testimony and depositions, has been featured on the kCura Advice Blog, and has presented case studies at LegalTech NY.
- Chris is both an attorney and an ACEDS Certified eDiscovery Specialist with over a decade of experience in private practice and over another decade of experience in litigation technology and services, counseling Fortune 500 companies on their eDiscovery efforts and designing and managing their reviews. Chris is also an expert-level Relativity database administrator and is passionate about leveraging technology to expedite his clients’ understanding of their data and their case. Before focusing full-time on analytics and assisted review, Chris shepherded XDD’s Managed Review services, from their inception, to a size of over 250 attorneys and project managers nationwide.
About XDD’s First Chair Podcast
First Chair is an eDiscovery education podcast from Xact Data Discovery, providing a new half-hour interview each month with expert eDiscovery practitioners discussing important eDiscovery topics to help you take the lead. Xact Data Discovery (XDD) is a leading international provider of eDiscovery, data management and managed review services for law firms and corporations. XDD helps clients optimize their eDiscovery matters by orchestrating precision communication between people, processes, technology and data. XDD services include forensics, eDiscovery processing, Relativity hosting and managed review.
About Our Host
XDD Director of Education Matthew Verga, JD, is an electronic discovery expert proficient at leveraging his legal experience as an attorney, his technical knowledge as a practitioner, and his skills as a communicator to make complex eDiscovery topics accessible to diverse audiences. A twelve-year industry veteran, Matthew has worked across every phase of the EDRM and at every level from the project trenches to enterprise program design. He leverages this background to produce engaging educational content to empower practitioners at all levels with knowledge they can use to improve their projects, their careers, and their organizations.
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