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Case Study: Shook Hardy & Bacon on Choosing the Right IG Approach

information governance, Law Firm Software, Information Governance Software, IG

With a reputation for first-class service, particularly in complex litigation matters, Shook, Hardy & Bacon (Shook) serves health, science and technology clients globally. Key to the firm’s success is an emphasis on forward-thinking investments in innovation, including technology to support practice execution.

Outside Counsel Guidelines & Client Retention Requirements

Records Management, information governance, Information Governance Software

The Information Governance Opportunity

High-profile security breaches and tougher laws and regulations governing data protection and data privacy have led to heightened client awareness of the risks associated with poorly managed information. 

Information Governance: Perspectives from a Law Firm GC at ILTACON 2019

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If you’re part of your firm’s Information Governance Committee and are keen to compare notes with your peers, here is a special session at ILTACON 2019 which you won’t want to miss.

Akin Gump Adopts FileTrail for Information Governance Program

information governance, Information Governance Software

Very excited to announce that Akin Gump, a leading international law firm with more than 900 lawyers globally, has adopted FileTrail GPS to support its information governance program. 

Find us at The Gateway to Information Governance

ARMA, information management, information governance, Information Governance Software

The upcoming ARMA New York Chapter Spring Conference is titled, “The Gateway to Information Governance” — a great metaphor for how the records and information management field has evolved.

Davis Wright Tremaine Upgrades Information Governance with FileTrail GPS

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We're delighted to announce that Davis Wright Tremaine, an Am Law 100 firm with more than 550 lawyers, has selected the FileTrail Governance Policy Suite (GPS) for information governance.

Case Study: Re-Imagining Law Firm Records Management

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Information Governance for Law Firms - Why IG Compliance Isn’t Happening (Part 2)

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Last week, we launched a 3-part article series about information governance (IG) for law firms. Every year, IG is getting more complex. As a result, even when law firms successfully launch IG programs they are often unable to follow through on implementation. High overhead costs and detailed manual procedures mean that compliance with IG policies isn’t 100%—or even followed at all.

In fact, today there are only a handful of large law firms that are doing destruction of physical records. Almost all firms have ignored disposition of electronic documents for 10 years or more. With all the risks associated with failing an audit, it doesn’t make sense that more firms aren’t compliant. In Part 2 of this series, we explore exactly why IG compliance is such a major challenge for modern law firms.

Information Governance for Law Firms - The Growing IG Problem (Part 1)

Compliance, information governance

This week, we’re launching a 3-part article series about information governance (IG) for law firms. Every year, IG is getting more complex. As a result, even when law firms successfully launch IG programs they are often unable to follow through on implementation. High overhead costs and detailed manual procedures mean that compliance with IG policies isn’t 100%—or even followed at all. This leaves many firms at risk.

Why Information Governance for Law Firms is Becoming More Complex (Part 2)

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 Leading Expert Patrick Tisdale Has Some Answers

In Part 1 of this series, Patrick and I discussed some of the industry's biggest IG trends, as well as why compliance keeps getting more complex. This week, we'll be exploring what's behind the increase in IG audits. Patrick will also share some of his best advice for laws firms that are scrambling to comply with rapidly evolving IG directives.