Jun 23, 2015, 07:00 ET
CHICAGO, June 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- kCura, developers of the e-discovery software Relativity, today announced that Shearman & Sterling, a leading global law firm headquartered in New York City, has licensed Relativity.
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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 make use of fully integrated processing capabilities. This enables case teams to ingest data and begin review quickly without leaving the system.
"We're committed to providing the best overall client experience possible and doing so in a way that leverages the best technology to ensure efficiency for all of our practices," said John L. Kapp, manager of practice support and e-discovery at Shearman & Sterling. "Relativity was the best choice to regularly review and analyze sensitive client data for our significant transactions and matters."
Shearman & Sterling—globally recognized for their work on complex, cross-border transactions, and disputes—required software that could consolidate all of their client workflows into one solution—all without their clients' data leaving a single system.
"Our clients are concerned about keeping their data confidential and secure, and we can alleviate those concerns with our own streamlined Relativity solution. We're processing data directly into the system and getting immediate insight into our complex cases quickly, securely, and cost-effectively," said Kapp.
"We're looking forward to helping Shearman & Sterling serve the needs of their global client base in a single solution," said Andrew Sieja, president and CEO of kCura. "We're excited to work with their team to deliver a great e-discovery experience."
About Shearman & Sterling LLP
Shearman & Sterling is a global law firm with approximately 850 lawyers in many of the major commercial centers around the world. The firm is a leader in mergers and acquisitions, private equity, capital markets, antitrust, leveraged finance, project development and finance, complex business litigation and international arbitration, financial regulatory, real estate, investment funds and tax.
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 120,000 active users worldwide 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 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.
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