Seyfarth Shaw LLP Signs Managed Services Agreement with Iris Data Services - Electronic Discovery Company Delivers Scalable Discovery for Law Firm

Iris Data Services, a leading provider of discovery solutions, announced today that it has signed a managed services agreement with international law firm Seyfarth Shaw LLP (Seyfarth). Iris will provide managed electronic discovery and hosted document review services through the Iris Discovery Management program that includes discovery consulting, eDiscovery processing, and data hosting using kCura’s e-discovery platform, Relativity.

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“Entering into a managed discovery services agreement with Iris allows Seyfarth the opportunity to create efficiencies in the document review process," said Lori Chavez, director of Seyfarth’s Litigation Information Management Office.

Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 03, 2014

Iris Data Services, a leading provider of discovery solutions, announced today that it has signed a managed services agreement with international law firm Seyfarth Shaw LLP (Seyfarth). Iris will provide managed electronic discovery and hosted document review services through the Iris Discovery Management program that includes discovery consulting, eDiscovery processing, and data hosting using kCura’s e-discovery platform, Relativity. Iris Data Services is a leading supplier of discovery solutions including electronic discovery, managed litigation services and document review technologies, including kCura’s Relativity, which includes Relativity Analytics and Relativity Assisted Review.

“Seyfarth is continuously striving to deliver greater value to our clients," said Lori Chavez, director of Seyfarth’s Litigation Information Management Office. “We understand that electronic discovery and document review costs comprise a large portion of our clients’ legal budgets. Entering into a managed discovery services agreement with Iris allows Seyfarth the opportunity to create efficiencies in the document review process through the use of advanced review technology workflows that can be applied to all matters. The managed services model also allows us the opportunity to create a predictable and transparent pricing model for our clients. Both Seyfarth and Iris value efficiency and innovation. We look forward to working with Iris to build on the enhancements they have already made to Relativity and to create exciting new technologies that benefit our clients.”

“Seyfarth is focused on the most scalable platform to provide electronic discovery and document review across its offices while holding down costs for their clients,” said Major Baisden, president of Iris Data Services. “Iris Discovery Management provides Seyfarth on-demand discovery processing that uniquely leverages enhanced industry-standard tools, expert personnel and extensive Relativity expertise at a flat, monthly rate. This will allow Seyfarth to create predictable budgets for their clients.”

About Iris Discovery Management
Iris Discovery Management (DM) is a managed services platform for law firms and corporations who are dissatisfied with the internal capital and overhead expense or the continual investment and time spent outsourcing discovery needs. Iris Discovery Management blends best of breed solutions and technical expertise with the ability for litigation departments to evaluate current electronic discovery spend, ultimately increasing their client serving abilities. Unlike outsourcing every discovery service or paying higher capital investment to keep it internal, Iris has assembled a subscription-based package that includes dedicated applications & infrastructure, discovery consulting, forensics collection & culling, eDiscovery processing, data hosting using kCura’s Relativity, data analytics, and attorney document review.

About Iris    
Iris Data Services is a leading supplier of discovery solutions including electronic discovery & disclosure, managed litigation services, and document review technologies. Lead by recognized experts in electronic discovery and document review, Iris continually strives to defensibly reduce the amount of reviewable data on every matter. As a Premium Hosting Partner and Certified Reseller of Relativity by kCura, Iris’ extensive document review expertise includes complex search consulting, computer-aided review technologies, and experienced attorney review teams. Iris’ discovery experts, project management team, and use of technology have combined to make it one of the fastest growing companies in the industry. In 2011, Iris Data Services made the Inc. 500 list of the fastest–growing private companies in America, making Iris the fastest growing eDiscovery company in the United States. Iris’ U.S. headquarters is in Kansas City and its European headquarters is in London. Iris maintains offices throughout the United States, Europe, India and Asia. For more information about Iris, please visit http://www.irisds.com and follow Iris on Twitter at http://twitter.com/IrisDataService.

About Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Shaw has more than 800 attorneys and provides a broad range of legal services in the areas of labor and employment, employee benefits, litigation, corporate and real estate. With offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Melbourne, New York, Sacramento, San Francisco, Shanghai, Sydney and Washington, D.C., Seyfarth’s clients include over 300 of the Fortune 500 companies and reflect virtually every industry and segment of the economy. A recognized leader in delivering value and innovation for legal services, Seyfarth’s acclaimed SeyfarthLean client service model has earned numerous accolades from a variety of highly respected third parties, including industry associations, consulting firms and media. For more information, please visit http://www.seyfarth.com.


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