Partner Tess Blair was featured in an article from The American Lawyer, commenting on the demand for innovators among law firms and the strengths of Morgan Lewis’s eData practice.
“Demand remains strong by every metric—leverage, origination, revenue, realization, and expense control—and we are seeing strong demand, high performance and significant growth in our practice,” said Blair, adding that the volume of data the firm handles per year has “almost tripled” in the last six years. “Yet by improving our processes and applying automation, the size of our group has remained relatively steady.”
According to Tess, the secret is providing a broad range of capabilities on both the legal and technical sides of not just ediscovery, but also data and analysis services for investigations, information governance, and contract analysis across a broad range of corporate needs.
“All pricing for the technical work being equal, the preference for clients is generally to go to a full-service law firm,” said Blair. “We couple our technical services with what we like to think are some of the best legal minds in the profession.”
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