SOURCE: Discovery Mining

January 22, 2008 08:00 ET

Legal Technology Innovation Award Nomination Caps Discovery Mining's Banner Year in Europe

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - January 22, 2008) - Discovery Mining, a leading Automated Discovery technology company within the Electronic Discovery industry, today announced that it has been named as a finalist for a Legalease Legal Technology award in the category of Technology Innovation of the Year. This nomination comes on the heels of significant growth for Discovery Mining's European operation. The electronic disclosure data processing/hosting facility, which operates out of London, has seen over 1000% growth serving premier law firms across Europe since its launch in 2006.

Discovery Mining's technology innovation has been a key aspect in the European market embracing its hosted software. Using open-source software and Linux cluster computing architecture, the Discovery Mining system stores, categorizes, searches and produces electronic documents for organizations involved in litigation, investigation, regulatory compliance or mergers and acquisitions.

This Legalease award recognizes excellence in the implementation of technology solutions that benefit the legal practice. Legalease, a legal technology trade publisher, evaluates submissions based on business value, finance, productivity/effectiveness, cost reduction, brand recognition, innovation and client satisfaction.

"We are very pleased to be selected as a finalist for this important award," said Gordon Lichter, General Manager, Europe, Discovery Mining Ltd. "With our record growth in the European region, this nomination further confirms our approach to solving the challenges of eDisclosure. It absolutely validates the advanced methods we have developed to handle massive, complex data sets while reducing the risks associated with legal document review projects."

Award winners will be announced at the 3rd Annual Legalease Legal Technology Gala Awards Dinner in London on January 31st, 2008.

About Legal Technology Awards

The Legal Technology Awards are dedicated to the strategic implementation of technology within law firms and in-house legal departments, recognizing the success of the firms and vendors, clients and suppliers, who are at the cutting edge of this continuously developing area of business.

The Legal Technology Awards are being launched in association with Legal Technology Journal. Legal Technology Journal analyses the role of technology within law firm practice management and business development from a strategic perspective.

About Discovery Mining, Inc.

Discovery Mining, an Inc. 500 fastest-growing company, is a leading provider of Automated Discovery software as a service that stores, categorizes, searches and presents documents to organizations involved in litigation, investigation, regulatory response, or mergers and acquisitions. The Company's proprietary technology significantly reduces risk and cost at every point in the document lifecycle. Trusted by top law firms including nearly half of the top 50 Am Law 100 firms, and by Fortune 1000 corporations, Discovery Mining helps organizations achieve and maintain excellence in Web-based automated search and retrieval document management.

Headquartered in San Francisco, Discovery Mining has offices in New York City and London, and is present in Chicago and Washington, D.C. For more information call 1-866-343-4205, email, or visit

To learn more about Discovery Mining and current industry issues/developments, visit co-founder Andrew Jenk's blog at

Contact Information

  • Press Contact:
    Angela Daniello
    Discovery Mining, Inc.
    415-561-6780 ext.109
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    International Contact:
    Gordon Lichter
    Discovery Mining Ltd.
    020 7903 5156
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    Discovery Mining Ltd.
    Gainsborough House
    81 Oxford Street
    London, W1D 2EU