Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 30, 2012
Nextpoint, Inc., the nation’s leading provider of cloud-based regulatory, compliance, and litigation software, announces that McDermott Will & Emery LLP has selected Nextpoint’s Cloud Preservation™ as a website and social media archiving solution. Nextpoint will provide training, support, and data storage capacities through its Cloud Preservation technology service. This engagement is the latest example of McDermott’s commitment to delivering to its clients flexible, forensically sound, and cost-effective solutions to the challenges associated with the involvement of electronically stored information in litigation. McDermott Will & Emery will deploy Nextpoint’s Cloud Preservation tool to assist its clients in archiving and retaining cloud-based content found on websites, blogs, Twitter, Facebook, and other social media.
“McDermott Will & Emery is committed to improving the electronic discovery process while reducing the risks and costs associated with that process. Through this exciting partnership with Nextpoint, our attorneys will be able to stay in front of our clients’ evolving needs and employ important, potentially game-changing technology to which most other companies and law firms do not have access,” says Geoffrey Vance, the practice group leader of McDermott’s new Discovery & Dispute Services Practice Group. Alison Silverstein, the group’s Managing Director, adds, “We strive to be proactive when it comes to our support of client interests, and Cloud Preservation gives us a powerful tool to respond quickly to the many social media and web archiving challenges our clients may have.”
"McDermott Will & Emery and its Discovery & Dispute Services group are among the most forward-thinking and advanced electronic discovery-related groups in the country, and Nextpoint is excited to be partnering with them in this breakthrough engagement," says Rakesh Madhava, Nextpoint CEO. "Social media e-discovery capabilities will now be available to every McDermott attorney, giving the law firm a powerful service to provide its clients forensically sound social media archiving for any regulatory or legal demands."
Nextpoint (http://www.nextpoint.com/) provides cloud computing tools and services for legal, compliance and regulatory needs. The Nextpoint platform is an on-demand, multi-tenant suite of software-as-a-service products that are changing the way corporations, governments and lawyers collaborate and manage electronic data. Nextpoint manages terabytes of data for hundreds of large corporate customers across the nation and law firms of all sizes, from solo practitioners to the AmLaw 200.
About McDermott Will & Emery
McDermott Will & Emery is a premier international law firm with a diversified business practice. Numbering more than 1,000 lawyers, we have offices in Boston, Brussels, Chicago, Düsseldorf, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Miami, Milan, Munich, New York, Orange County, Paris, Rome, Silicon Valley and Washington, D.C. Extending our reach to Asia, we have a strategic alliance with MWE China Law Offices in Shanghai.
About McDermott’s Discovery & Dispute Services Center
The McDermott Will & Emery Discovery & Dispute Services Center is the first practice group of any major international law firm dedicated to supporting its case teams and clients throughout the electronic discovery process. The Center’s goal is to find sensible, accurate and cost-effective methods to increase the quality or discovery projects while simultaneously improving the quality and reducing the risks and costs often connected with the review of large volumes of data. Its team of attorneys and technology professionals have significant experience in large-scale litigation, due diligence reviews, internal investigations, ongoing compliance obligations and governmental second requests.