Nineteen and Nine: The 2020 Chambers Litigation Support Guide

The 2020 Chambers Litigation Support Guide is a comprehensive guide to the leading professional services providers in key markets worldwide. Compiled annually by Chambers and Partners, this year’s guide recognizes nineteen U.S. eDiscovery litigation support providers and nine U.S. eDiscovery lawyers.

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The 2020 Chambers Litigation Support Guide is a comprehensive guide to the leading professional services providers in key markets worldwide. Compiled by researchers and supported by more than 500 in-depth interviews with senior market leaders around the world, the guide rates organizations and lawyers on key qualities to include:

  • Technical Legal Ability
  • Professional Conduct
  • Client Service
  • Commercial Astuteness
  • Diligence
  • Commitment
  • Additional Qualities as Highlighted By Clients

The rating system for the litigation support guide consists of banded rankings for organizations and lawyers. These banded rankings are based on surveys and significant achievements, with an aggregate rating band assigned by Chambers to those being recognized as worthy of inclusion in the guide. The bands range from Band 1 (highest) through Band 6 (lowest). However, being ranked in any band is considered a significant achievement.

Within the 2020 Chambers Litigation Support Guide, only 19 U.S. eDiscovery providers were selected and ranked by Chambers. Those providers were:

BAND 1

  • EY
  • FTI Consulting
  • H5

BAND 2

  • BDO USA
  • Deloitte
  • iDiscovery Solutions, Inc.
  • KPMG
  • Stroz Friedberg

BAND 3

  • AlixPartners
  • Consilio
  • Driven
  • HaystackID
  • Lighthouse
  • Meta-e Discovery LLC
  • PWC

BAND 4

  • Epiq
  • Forensic Risk Alliance
  • KLDiscovery
  • NightOwl Discovery

Additionally, only nine lawyers were highlighted by Chambers as ranked lawyers in the field of eDiscovery litigation support. Those lawyers being:

BAND 1

  • Ashish Prasad – HaystackID
  • Daniel Regard – iDiscovery Solutions
  • Eric Schwartz – EY

BAND 2

  • Tara Emory – Driven
  • Philip Favro – Driven
  • Paul McVoy – Meta-eDiscovery LLC
  • George Socha – BDO

BAND 3

  • Matthew Cohen – AlixPartners
  • Warren G Kruse II – Consilio

Click here for the litigation support eDiscovery firm and lawyer rankings online.

Additional Reading

Source: ComplexDiscovery

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