Discovery Solutions

You've overheard other partners discussing the stress of fulfilling a Hart Scott Rodino Second Request, and now its your turn to experience the pain. The success of this merger hinges on a smooth and expeditious production of documents to the Department of Justice. The dilemma? You don't even know where to begin. Where are all of the documents located? How should you collect them? When they're collected, how much data will it be – 100 gigabytes or 5 terabytes? How should the data be processed and what's the best review tool? How many attorney document reviewers will you need and for how long? The questions are endless and the answers are elusive - especially when you have other matters to handle and other clients to tend to. No worries – outsource your stress to us. We'll handle the details. Taylor Discovery Solutions, in conjunction with our preferred partner, specializes in handling every aspect of the managed review process from information management all the way to presentation at trial. The professionals we have aligned with are the best in the business and have mastered each component of EDRM to ensure that your concerns are addressed, your needs are taken care of and your success is guaranteed. In the ever-evolving world of high stakes litigation, you need a partner who is invested in your success and dedicated to providing viable solutions which fit your budget. You need a partner who injects precision and predictability into a complicated and often costly process. Let Taylor Discovery Solutions manage this process and lower your expenses so that you can focus on practicing law. ABOUT TAYLOR DISCOVERY SOLUTION Taylor Discovery Solutions (a division of Pat Taylor and Associates, Inc.(PTA), in conjunction with our preferred partner, offers the full range of managed review services to meet and exceed your litigation and eDiscovery needs. Whether it be forensic data collection, document review attorneys, data hosting or mere assistance at the 26(f) meet and confer, our professionals are dedicated to offering solutions that are defensible, practical and affordable. SERVICES WE OFFER Project Management – Our legal project management team is committed to providing careful oversight of your matter, ensuring  that documents are reviewed accurately and expeditiously.   We can craft a metrics-based review process that is understandable, measurable and repeatable. Litigation Support  - Our team offers the full range of litigation support services to handle any conceivable need you may have - and handle it effectively.  From computer forensics to hosting and production, we can serve you better than the competition without breaking your budget. Document Review Attorneys – Not everyone is qualified to review documents for responsiveness, privilege and anything considered “hot.”  It takes legal training, meticulous skill and the appropriate credentials  to ensure the review process is thorough and accurate for client satisfaction.  Our document review attorneys are seasoned, professional and simply the best available. Dedicated Review Space – Don’t have enough room for document review attorneys at your firm or corporate office?  Not a problem.  We have secure, scalable, dedicated turnkey project space at both the Taylor Discovery Solutions office and the office of our preferred partner to comfortably house up to 100 document review attorneys at any given time. Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) – In our global economy, things done here can simply be done overseas for a much lower cost.  Taylor Discovery Solutions can offer this service so that YOU are in control of what you need at a cost you can afford.  Index creation, document review and software development are but a few of the LPO options available. Patent Research – The patent services that we can offer you are comprehensive and reliable to cater to your needs.  We can perform validation analysis, infringement analysis and claim chart construction. Translation Services – Managing foreign language materials can be difficult.  At Taylor Discovery Solutions, the Translation Services that we have access to is second to none.  We proudly serve the banking/financial, pharmaceutical, energy and information technology industries (among others) to ensure that a document’s original meeting is preserved and protected, regardless of the native language. International Trade Filings – Taylor Discovery Solutions can assist international trade firms and IT practice groups in managing filings with the International Trade Commission and the Department of Commerce. Our partners regularly coordinate BPI and public filings for domestic and foreign clients.  They are capable of verifying filings with cover pages that are stamped in paper format or electronically.  They can also deliver these filings to requested parties while properly maintaining the chain of custody through relinquishment documentation. eDISCOVERY CONSULTING Whenever attorneys, litigation support professionals, project managers and general counsels converge, the inevitable topic that always abounds is electronic discovery.  There is probably 10 times as much information about this topic on the web and in professional publications than there was just a few years ago. Well - since everybody in the industry is discussing it - what exactly is it? Electronic discovery - "eDiscovery"- is identifying, preserving, collecting, processing, reviewing, analyzing, producing and presenting electronically stored information (ESI) for use in litigation.  Rest assured that eDiscovery is not just some passing fad in the legal community.  With recent estimates showing that 90% of all corporate and government documents are stored in digital or electronic format, the failure to properly preserve and identify relevant ESI can be cataclysmic, to say the least.  Corporate entities have no choice but to comply with Sarbanes-Oxley regulations regarding their ESI retention policies.   Not surprisingly, high costs come with these government mandated obligations when litigation arises. Fortunately, the professionals we have an alliance with have mastered each component of this process.  They specialize in collections to ensure that no stone is unturned in this process, even possessing capabilities to collect from sources most of our competitors don't even have yet.  Precision collections ultimately saves the client costs towards the back end of the EDRM, where the document review portion of the entire process can run as high as 80% of the total cost.  Our professionals, when involved in the initial stages of the discovery landscape, can help to mitigate the costs to you, providing you value and a peace of mind that can't be valued monetarily. The review tool we employ - InControl - has very comprehensive features to facilitate a clear, smooth review process.  One of the key features of this tool is the ability to execute see-through document redactions.  The search functions are very precise and detailed, and the system can even auto save the last 20 searches so that you don't have to rack your brain trying to recreate past inquiries.  It also provides a plethora of reporting functions for quality control purposes (login summaries, reports by user, etc.).  When attorneys can review documents quickly and efficiently using InControl, costs are drastically abated.  Translation?  Budgets are not stretched to the breaking point. eDiscovery can be a daunting, arduous, expensive burden to deal with if you are unprepared.  In the ever-evolving world of complex litigation, compliance with Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP), Sarbanes Oxley regulations and other standards (including the U.S. Department of Commerce's Safe Harbor certification) cannot be taken lightly.  When you partner with Taylor Discovery Solutions, we can employ our experts and network of resources to make sure that this process is less stressful and, ultimately - less expensive. WHY US? There is currently no shortage in the number of companies providing services in the field of eDiscovery.  The pricing structures and the range of services vary from provider to provider.  There are endless websites with vendors promising you "value," "service" and "fixed-cost solutions" to "offer you the highest caliber project management to offset the uncontrollable costs surrounding eDiscovery and litigation."   They will dazzle you with terms like "national footprint" and "the full-range of customer service."  They look nice, promise you the moon and the stars, and guarantee that they're the best in the business.   So - what separates us from the rest of the pack out there?  The answer is simple: Taylor Discovery Solutions (TDS) is different because we guarantee that we will always place your needs far above our own. We are a division of Pat Taylor and Associates, Inc. (PTA), a company that has provided outstanding service to the legal and financial communities for close to 20 years.  The company we are a vital component of is woman-owned, WBENC-certified and GSA-approved.  We have maintained an impeccable reputation of delivering high-quality personnel solutions and superior service to AM Law 100 law firms, Fortune 500 companies, nonprofit entities and government agencies for almost two decades.  The commitment we have to providing extraordinary service to clients is even stronger now than it was in 1992 when PTA was founded. The success of our company depends upon exceeding your expectations, and we are committed to providing you with nothing less than the best - because you deserve the best there is.

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