CHICAGO, Jan. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- kCura, developers of the e-discovery software Relativity, today announced that Lathrop & Gage, LLP has licensed Relativity for in-house use, with hosting and infrastructure provided by Iris Data Services. Lathrop & Gage is an Am Law 200 firm with a nationally recognized litigation practice.
As a fully featured, web-based e-discovery platform, Relativity allows users to create and automate custom workflows, take advantage of a complete set of text analytics capabilities including email threading and computer-assisted review, and build custom applications within the software to easily manage and search all types of case-related data and information.
"Technology decisions are ultimately about value, and Relativity gives us the toolkit to help our case teams make better, more informed decisions early in a case," said Steve Clark, director of litigation support at Lathrop & Gage. "We plan to integrate email threading, concept search, clustering, and other Relativity Analytics features with our existing review workflows, and we anticipate this will drive a lot of efficiencies and cost savings for our clients."
Lathrop & Gage also chose the platform for its ease of use and community of users.
"Members of our firm have used Relativity for years, and it has always felt easy thanks to a common-sense user interface," said Clark. "Though we support a diverse set of practice groups and clients across the country, our case teams are comfortable and productive with it very quickly. That is a big win for us."
"We're thrilled to partner with Lathrop & Gage as their e-discovery managed services provider," said Major Baisden, co-founder and president of Iris Data Services. "This partnership is driven by Lathrop & Gage's focus on delivering the best possible bottom-line result at the earliest date for its clients. We're honored to be a part of that mission."
"We're excited that Lathrop & Gage chose Relativity," said Andrew Sieja, president and CEO of kCura. "We look forward to seeing them take advantage of the software to provide a great experience for their clients."
About Lathrop & Gage LLP
Lathrop & Gage LLP has more than 320 attorneys in 11 offices nationwide – from Los Angeles to New York – focused in the areas of litigation, intellectual property and business. Chambers USA ranks Lathrop & Gage's corporate, environmental, media and entertainment, labor and employment, litigation and real estate teams among the best in their regions. For more information, visit www.lathropgage.com.
Iris Data Services is the leader in e-discovery managed services. Iris' suite of products includes Horizon, a processing workflow that seamlessly integrates best-in-class applications, and Arc, a private Relativity environment for a fixed monthly fee. Arc won the Relativity Innovation Award for Best Service Provider Solution. Iris' U.S. headquarters is in Kansas City and its European headquarters is in London. Iris also maintains offices throughout the United States, Europe, India, and China. For more information about Iris, visit www.irisds.com.
Recognized as a "Leader" in Gartner's 2014 E-Discovery Magic Quadrant, kCura are the developers of the e-discovery software Relativity. Relativity has more than 100,000 active users worldwide from organizations including the U.S. Department of Justice and 195 of the Am Law 200. kCura helps corporations, law firms, and government agencies meet e-discovery challenges by installing Relativity on-premises and providing hosted, on-demand solutions through a global network of partners. kCura has been ranked the 175th fastest-growing technology company in North America on Deloitte's Technology Fast 500 and named one of Chicago's Top Workplaces by the Chicago Tribune. Please contact kCura at [email protected] or visit www.kcura.com for more information.
SOURCE kCura; Lathrop & Gage LLP