July 08, 2014 12:14 ET

Modus Evaluation Delivers Strong eDiscovery Business Benefits to Akin Gump

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - Jul 8, 2014) - Modus, a leading data management firm, today announced the successful completion of an evaluation of Akin Gump's litigation support department and eDiscovery capabilities. Led by John Sweeney, Modus' consulting team employed its proprietary eSynthesis Assessment methodology to provide the firm with a detailed analysis of their current operation, coupled with a strategic blueprint to further strengthen its performance in accordance with their overarching business objectives.

"I would like to thank the Modus team for the thorough eSynthesis Assessment they provided, as well as the in-depth work they did for us over the past few months," said Stephen Baldini, head of Akin Gump's firm-wide litigation practice. "Their blueprint has provided us with a road map to enhance our already strong client-facing eDiscovery service through the realignment of resources, technological innovation and cutting edge work processes that will result in increased efficiencies. Based upon these business results, we look forward to working with Modus again in the future."

"We're pleased to see our eSynthesis service deliver such business benefit and are thrilled to have Akin Gump as a client," said Abtin Buergari, CEO of Modus. "We look forward to continuing to work with Akin Gump in an effort to maximize their business performance and the quality of service they provide to their clients."

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