Reed Smith LLP Selects Equivio Zoom for Predictive Coding and Analytics

Leading international law firm adopts Zoom to bring "best-of-breed" e-discovery analytics software in-house

Apr 18, 2012, 10:32 ET from Equivio

KENSINGTON, Md., April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Equivio, a provider of analytical solutions for e‑discovery, today announced that Reed Smith LLP, one of the world's foremost commercial law firms, has licensed the Equivio Zoom platform for e-discovery analytics and predictive coding. Zoom will be deployed at Reed Smith in a fully integrated manner with kCura's review platform, Relativity.

"Our goal is to offer our clients an end-to-end e-discovery solution combining the best available technologies for analytics and review," said David Cohen, Leader of the Records & E-Discovery (RED) Team at Reed Smith. "The Equivio Zoom analytics platform is a key component of this approach.  Zoom allows us to significantly reduce the number of documents that require human review, thereby enhancing the efficiency of our process. By integrating Zoom into our e-discovery workflows, and focusing our attorneys on the relevant non-duplicative material, we are able to substantially reduce review costs for our clients."

Equivio Zoom is an integrated web platform for e-discovery analytics and predictive coding. Combining Equivio's best-of-breed near-duplicates, email threads and relevance components, together with data import, early case assessment and powerful search capabilities, Zoom provides law firms and corporations with the tools they need for easier, faster and smarter e-discovery.

"In a market characterized by spiraling litigation costs, business-driven firms such as Reed Smith are bringing e-discovery in-house in order to create a competitive advantage," said Amir Milo, CEO of Equivio. "Designed for easy implementation within the law firm's IT environment, Zoom allows Reed Smith to build advanced analytics into its standard e-discovery workflows. This provides attorneys with fast access to relevant documents, resulting in a smarter and more focused e‑discovery process."

About Reed Smith

Reed Smith is a global relationship law firm with nearly 1,700 lawyers in 23 offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Founded in 1877, the firm represents leading international businesses, from Fortune 100 corporations to mid-market and emerging enterprises. Its lawyers provide litigation and other dispute resolution services in multi-jurisdictional and other high-stakes matters; deliver regulatory counsel; and execute the full range of strategic domestic and cross-border transactions. Reed Smith is a preeminent advisor to industries including financial services, life sciences, health care, advertising, technology and media, shipping, energy and natural resources, real estate, manufacturing, and education. For more information, visit

About Equivio

Equivio develops text analysis software for e-discovery. Users include the DoJ, the FTC, KPMG, Deloitte, plus hundreds of law firms and corporations. Equivio offers Zoom, an integrated web platform for analytics and predictive coding.  Zoom organizes collections of documents in meaningful ways.  So you can zoom right in and find out what's interesting, notable and unique. Request a demo at or visit us at  Zoom in. Find out.  

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