NEW YORK – Reed Smith today announced its launch of the new “E-Discovery App” for litigation professionals and others in the e-discovery community. This mobile application was developed in-house by Reed Smith’s Records & E-Discovery (RED) Practice Group in collaboration with the firm’s legal tech subsidiary, Gravity Stack. The E-Discovery App is a free download available through the Apple App Store and Google Play.

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“Our clients and professionals within the e-discovery community have been seeking an on-demand tool that gives them access to many e-discovery resources at their fingertips,” said David Cohen, a Reed Smith partner and RED chair. “Our app provides a great starting point for legal professionals and helps drive progress for our clients.”

Reed Smith’s e-discovery reference materials serve as the backbone for the E-Discovery App, which also reflects contributions from others in the e-discovery community.

The E-Discovery App offers eight content areas:

  • An E-Discovery Glossary that offers concise definitions of more than 100 searchable e-discovery related terms, phrases, and acronyms
  • An E-Discovery Calendar of Events, including upcoming conferences and webinars
  • Selected Rules that links to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Federal Rules of Evidence, and Model Rules of Professional Conduct most applicable to e-discovery
  • Document Review Management resources, including a document collection and filtering checklist, a discussion of deduplication and threading, reviewer training and quality control tips, and a document production checklist
  • Sample E-Discovery Forms, including legal hold notices, a custodian questionnaire, a rule 26(f) checklist, and sample court orders
  • International and Cross-Border resources, including summary guidance, a GDPR cross-border checklist, and a GDPR template notice
  • Additional Resources, including common file extensions, ESI “rules of thumb,” and links to other helpful e-discovery materials
  • A Solution Provider Directory, listing e-discovery software and service providers, the solutions that they offer, contact information, and website links