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Press Release – Chicago, IL and Philadelphia, PA – July 10, 2012 – kCura, developers of the e-discovery software Relativity, today announced that Ballard Spahr LLP has purchased a license to install Relativity in-house.
As a fully featured, web-based e-discovery platform, Relativity will allow Ballard Spahr’s attorneys to be flexible in their approach to each case. By creating and automating custom workflows in Relativity, Ballard Spahr can help their review teams get to work faster.
“Our firm has a wide range of practice groups, and all of our clients have different needs,” said Caroline Pollard, litigation support coordinator for Ballard Spahr. “Relativity will help us build custom workflows so we can meet the needs of each case in a smart and cost-effective way.”
Ballard Spahr will make use of a complete set of text analytics and computer-assisted review capabilities in Relativity. Phil Yannella, partner at Ballard Spahr, said the team looks forward to using analytics technology across the firm’s varied practice groups.
“We can use Relativity Assisted Review to efficiently locate relevant documents and understand each case more quickly. Having this insight means we can provide better results for our clients by focusing our attention on relevant documents from the beginning of a case,” said Yannella.
“We are excited that Ballard Spahr chose Relativity,” said Andrew Sieja, president and CEO of kCura. “We look forward to helping them serve their diverse client base through the use of technology and workflow like computer-assisted review.”
About Ballard Spahr
Ballard Spahr LLP, a national law firm with more than 500 lawyers in 13 offices in the United States, provides a range of services in litigation, business and finance, real estate, intellectual property, and public finance. Our clients include Fortune 500 companies, financial institutions, life sciences and technology companies, health systems, investors and developers, government agencies and sponsored enterprises, educational institutions, and nonprofit organizations. The firm combines a national scope of practice with strong regional market knowledge. For more information, please visit www.ballardspahr.com.
kCura are the developers of the e-discovery software Relativity, a web-based platform for the review, analysis, and production of electronic data. Relativity has more than 60,000 active users worldwide from organizations including the U.S. Department of Justice and 95 of the top 100 law firms in the United States. Relativity also powers Method, kCura’s workflow and notification system for managing legal hold and risk assessment processes. kCura helps corporations, law firms, and government agencies meet e-discovery challenges by installing Relativity and Method on-premises and providing hosted, on-demand solutions through a global network of partners. kCura has been ranked the 42nd 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.kcura.com for more information.