Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C. Brings Relativity by kCura In-house for Comprehensive Analytics

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Full-service law firm selects Relativity to serve the needs of their clients more effectively and efficiently with a full suite of analytics tools.

The e-discovery software by kCura
While courts are demonstrating further acceptance of analytics technology, litigators are getting savvier and case teams are getting more adept at using analytics to gather insight and drive better results.

kCura, developers of e-discovery software Relativity, today announced that Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C. (WHD)—one of Wisconsin’s leading full-service law firms—has licensed Relativity.

Relativity is a fully featured e-discovery platform that allows users to create and automate custom workflows, and take advantage of fully integrated processing and analytics, including email threading—so case teams can ingest data and begin analyzing it right away. The latest release, Relativity 9.3, introduces a reimagined interface with enhanced visualization capabilities to make data analysis even easier.

“We’re committed to providing exceptional service and innovative, practical solutions to meet the diverse needs of our clients,” said Paul Eberle, chief executive of WHD. “Relativity brings a heightened level of technology to the table, while ensuring greater efficiency in terms of analyzing and organizing enormous amounts of data—and it allows us to house that data within our firm, which is important to many of our clients.”

“We have concluded that Relativity is the right tool for us because of its capacity to handle our current needs and the adaptability to meet our growing needs,” said Tom Heneghan, WHD shareholder and co-leader of the Intellectual Property Litigation Team. “The demands of complex litigation and document management require that flexibility.”

While courts are demonstrating further acceptance of analytics technology—like in the U.K.’s recent Pyrrho decision—litigators are getting savvier and case teams are getting more adept at using analytics to gather insight and drive better results. Because of that, the use of Relativity Analytics has increased exponentially. In January 2016 alone more than 50 terabytes of data were indexed in Analytics, nearly double the amount of data in Analytics one year prior.

“Analytics is one of the fastest-growing areas of our business. We believe this trend will continue, and we’re seeing more and more customers having success with the feature set—saving millions of dollars and enabling attorneys to better do their job of investigating and getting to the heart of a case,” said Andrew Sieja, president and CEO of kCura. “We’re excited that Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C. has chosen Relativity, and look forward to working closely with them to make the most of the software.”

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About kCura    
Recognized as a “Leader” in Gartner’s 2015 E-Discovery Magic Quadrant, kCura are the developers of the e-discovery software Relativity. Relativity has more than 130,000 active users in more than 40 countries from organizations including the U.S. Department of Justice and more than 190 of the Am Law 200. kCura helps corporations, law firms, and government agencies—numbering more than 10,000 organizations—meet unstructured data challenges by installing Relativity on-premises and providing hosted, on-demand solutions through a global network of partners. kCura has been named one of Chicago's Top Workplaces by the Chicago Tribune for five consecutive years. Please contact kCura at sales(at)kcura(dot)com or visit http://www.kcura.com for more information.

About Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C.
Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C., one of Wisconsin’s leading full-service law firms, plays a significant role in shaping political, economic, environmental and legal landscapes. With offices in Milwaukee, Madison, Waukesha County and Chicago, the firm has more than 160 professionals practicing in more than 50 industry and specialty areas. WHD is committed to delivering exceptional service and innovative, practical solutions to state, regional and national clients.

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