Applied Discovery Launches Legal Hold Services

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 - 15:48


Applied Discovery has announced the launch of its Legal Hold services, which includes a strategic partnership with Zapproved to provide Legal Hold Pro™. The offering will include consulting to help corporations develop a legal hold strategy, assistance with the execution of legal holds, and implementation of Legal Hold Pro.

“We remain committed to leveraging our experience and expertise to assist our clients at all stages of the information management lifecycle, and we now have the ability to offer clients a secure, automated, and defensible process for implementing and tracking legal holds,” said Al McNee, president of Applied Discovery. “This partnership with Zapproved is a great example of our strategy to apply third-party tools alongside our deep and proficient team of technology experts.” Applied Discovery entered into similar agreements with Equivio, kCura, and Nuix to provide sophisticated e-discovery review technology.

 “Applied Discovery will offer Legal Hold Pro together with our data collection and forensics team, which has always taken a hands-on approach to enabling clients to tackle matters of all types and sizes,” said Gregory Cook, national practice manager, Data Collection and Forensic Services. “Pairing Legal Hold Pro with our experienced collection experts will enable clients to leverage technology to build and implement a defensible and efficient legal hold strategy.”

“Applied Discovery and Zapproved are both committed to providing powerful tools that are accessible and easy to use,” said Monica Enand, CEO and founder of Zapproved. “Legal Hold Pro sets the standard for managing a defensible litigation hold process, and we are looking forward to helping Applied Discovery’s team use it to strengthen their clients’ preservation processes.”