Learn How Our Customers Succeed With Relativity
The following stories are from some of the more than 13,000 unique organizations making the most of Relativity in real-world situations. Discover how they solve new challenges with the software every day.
“Relativity ECA is a well thought-out solution. It allows us to visualize what we have early on and really narrow down our data, so our attorneys have quick access to the most relevant information, and decisions can be made more quickly. ”
“Relativity’s community of users is an invaluable resource. I rely on feedback from rich and varied backgrounds to help me identify best practices and provide a level of validation to my business partners.”
Litigation Support Manager
“ECA in Relativity allowed us to create a simple, templated process to cull down documents. We don't have to reinvent the wheel every time, we can just go in and get it done. It's a step-by-step process that anyone can pick up and manage.”
Legal Operations & Litigation Manager
Used Relativity Analytics to find 1 key document among 2 million, and increased their settlement offer by 10 times
"Analytics and visualizations in Relativity make our ECA process much more effective. The dashboards provide a quick, user-friendly view of our data, allowing us to act faster on the relevant issues.”
Manager of eDiscovery Services
“Being able to publish documents directly into our review workspace cut out four or five major steps that typically slow us down.”
Practice Support Manager
Had our team of three worked 24 hours a day for the eight available days, they would have reviewed little over half the documents, putting their client and its directors in a perilous position.
“Beyond the speed and cost savings, we trust the Relativity Assisted Review workflow. Relativity allows us to provide our clients with more transparency into why decisions are made by the system and ensure accuracy.”
VP of Client Consulting
“We're able to guide our clients through the most difficult situations with Relativity. Even when the tightest deadlines are placed on us, Relativity is agile and flexible enough to deliver for our clients when they need it most.”
Director of Discovery Services
“Relativity is an extensible platform that allows KrolLDiscovery to quickly develop sophisticated new solutions and directly integrate proprietary technology to better serve our customers.”
Director of Client Services
Kilpatrick launched the first legal hold within 1 week with an automated process that saved the client thousands of dollars
Tasked with assessing a large financial institution’s liability in a money laundering investigation, Swiss FTS needed to reveal the truth surrounding more than 300 account managers and approximately 300,000 transactions.
“With Relativity Assisted Review, we were able to design a workflow to successfully meet the second request deadline, while fulfilling all parties’ concerns and needs – the client’s, the DOJ’s, and outside counsel’s – allowing us to cut costs and achieve efficient results.”
Senior Vice President of Consulting
"When you're dealing with allegations of improper payments, you need to follow the money. Relativity gives us the flexibility to look across an entire universe of data and use Analytics to reveal important behavioral trends that happen between structured and unstructured data."
After receiving an FTC second request regarding a potential asset sale, Evolver’s client had only four months to review 3.5 TBs of data. They estimated a linear review time of more than 62,000 hours. Instead, 34,000 documents were manually reviewed and Relativity Assisted Review was used to categorize 4.1 million records in six weeks. After the workflow was complete, more than 1.5 million documents were produced to the FTC.
When the U.S. Department of Justice investigated the Anheuser-Busch InBev merger, McDermott Will & Emery was called upon to review millions of documents that could be relevant to DOJ's requests for information.
“Building on the Relativity platform has not only greatly improved our team’s efficiency around assessing client data, but transformed the operational and administrative processes of mass tort resolution at our firm.”
“With Relativity’s processing, we can get our data into review right away. The speed to getting to the review stage is a tremendous advantage to us."
Litigation Systems Engineer
“If e-discovery is like panning for gold, then Relativity lets us examine the gold first without sifting through layers upon layers of sand.”
Using Analytics, Sheehan eliminated 95% of the documents for review and earned a $1.2 million win for their client
Shepherd Data Services culled out more than 90% of the 1.2M document collection using Relativity ECA and Investigation
An internal investigation spanning 18 months and 23 email accounts yielded 3.6 million documents for review. Email threading, targeted searches, and de-duplication allowed the Simmons & Simmons team to save 350 work-days.
Troutman Sanders wanted to reduce the manual effort of gathering information from various sources and providing that information in regular status updates to clients. They built SynQ—a custom application built on Relativity that connects with multiple data sources, pulls the data, and automatically aggregates it to provide a complete picture of all information.
Found Relativity to be 2x faster end-to-end with more accurate metadata and extracted text
Womble Carlyle built and implemented a custom case management application within a Relativity workspace, allowing attorneys to access information about key people, chronologies, legal work product, issues, pleadings, and facts under one tab.
Challenged with overly inclusive keyword searches in a civil dispute, an e-discovery service provider used Relativity Assisted Review to cut their client’s review costs in half.
NightOwl Discovery needed a solution to provide real-time operational and administrative data about cases across their global operations. After evaluating and dismissing third-party products that would've cost $40 thousand annually, they developed a custom application in Relativity named Mission Control.
“This matter is a great example of the efficiency and cost savings realized by the use of Assisted Review.”
Head of e-Discovery
Using inventory during Relativity Processing reduced data volumes by more than 55% allowing the first production to be completed in 10 days
KrolLDiscovery quickly imported legacy data to easily issue 5 legal holds containing 220 custodians
To migrate more than 200 cases to Relativity as soon as possible, Jackson Walker took advantage of Relativity’s open platform and built an application to handle the migration.
Involved in a contract dispute, iDS needed to review 6 million documents, including several diverse file types. The U.S. DOJ requested they use computer-assisted review.
“Relativity empowered the legal team to assess their case quickly, despite a large data universe and an aggressive timeline.”
Vice President of Managed Review Services
When faced with a financial investigation with an immediate auditor deadline, law firm Thompson & Knight turned to Inventus to help them quickly prioritize the most relevant documents—over the span of a single weekend—and then complete a full review.
In 24 hours Inventus installed Relativity Legal Hold, ultimately identifying and collecting 200 GB of relevant data by the deadline
"Discovia supports a variety of international clients where foreign language translation is a crucial need. Through our partnership with LSI, and their integration with Relativity, we have streamlined the process for both the translation and production of those documents, saving our clients millions of dollars each year."
JOHN DEL PIERO
DLS Discovery was hired to identify duplicate records among two related matters. By using near-duplicate identification, they were able to classify more than 500,000 of 1 million documents as duplicates and eliminate them from review.
“Relativity Assisted Review allows us to deliver detailed statistics that prove the efficacy of the technology and process, making it easy for in-house and outside counsel to see the value. Our results have been outstanding, and our client requested Assisted Review be considered for all types of matters moving forward.”
Senior Vice President, Knowledge Solutions
DTI hosted 70+ law suits—comprised of more than 45 million documents and 40 TBs of data—in a single repository, producing them all in Relativity without leaving the system.
When a single subject matter expert was faced with reviewing 500,000 documents for a medical insurance case, Dickinson Wright used Relativity Assisted Review to get through all of the material in mere hours.
In the middle of an investigation, a new custodian tripled the size of the potentially responsive data set. Relativity Assisted Review helped the team make use of previous work product to efficiently power through the new data.
"Relativity's Ecosystem helped us find a solution directly ingrained into Relativity workflows. It's a compelling value-add for our clients."
Vice President of Information Services
“With custom tagging workflows and clustering, we were able to get the data prioritized, reviewed, produced, and QCed by the deadline. We couldn't be happier with how Relativity performed during this tight turnaround time.”
Practice Support Manager
“We used Relativity to kill two birds with one stone. We didn’t just facilitate an efficient review of data—we gave our client a better way to navigate it after litigation, establishing a strong information governance framework.”