SOURCE: Morgan Lewis

Morgan Lewis

October 22, 2014 10:06 ET

Morgan Lewis and Exigent Enter Global Alliance for Cross-Border Litigation Support

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - Oct 22, 2014) - Morgan Lewis and global legal services provider Exigent have joined forces to provide high-quality, cost-effective eDiscovery solutions to clients around the world. 

The relationship combines Morgan Lewis's considerable eData services platform with Exigent's global technology-enabled resources to create a compelling solution for corporations in need of exceptional cross-border litigation support at a reasonable price. Multinational companies can now work seamlessly through Morgan Lewis and Exigent for their global eDiscovery needs while remaining in compliance with jurisdictional requirements.

"As innovators in this space, our firms' best practices will extend a much-needed service to the expanding legal marketplace," said Exigent's CEO, David Holme. "Together, Morgan Lewis and Exigent will deliver cross-border support solutions at the highest possible standard."

"Through this arrangement, we now have a complete end-to-end solution for our clients, both across the United States and abroad," said eData practice group leader Stephanie "Tess" Blair. "We have taken our project management and quality control protocols, including Lean Sigma workflows, and married them with Exigent's best practices to offer innovative, cost-effective eDiscovery results without compromising quality."

About Morgan Lewis's eData Practice
Morgan Lewis's eData Practice sets itself apart by pairing the full array of electronic discovery legal counseling services with best-in-class technology solutions in one integrated team. We combine the global resources of a highly regarded law firm with the technology offerings of the best eDiscovery service providers. With the capacity to handle projects ranging in size from single-plaintiff lawsuits to MDLs, we have consulted with, collected data for, and completed reviews for virtually every major industry, including education, pharmaceutical, healthcare, high-tech, energy, financial services, and retail. The group, which includes Certified Legal Lean Sigma® practitioners and conducts process improvement initiatives to enhance quality and efficiency, is recognized in the 2013 BTI Litigation Outlook report for excelling in eDiscovery. Learn more about the firm's eData Practice at http://www.morganlewis.com/edata.

About Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Founded in 1873, Morgan Lewis offers more than 1,600 legal professionals -- including lawyers, patent agents, benefits advisers, regulatory scientists, and other specialists -- in 26 offices across the United States, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm provides comprehensive litigation, corporate, transactional, regulatory, intellectual property, and labor and employment legal services to clients of all sizes -- from globally established industry leaders to just-conceived start-ups. For more information about Morgan Lewis or its practices, please visit us online at www.morganlewis.com.

About Exigent Group Limited
Exigent Group Limited is a global legal services outsourcing organization, providing advice on and delivery of a range of legal services and business analytics to reduce risk, increase compliance and to drive process and cost efficiencies for its clients in the US, Canada, UK, Australia and South Africa. With recent acquisition of the India based legal technology specialist mLegal, Exigent has become a 400+ member strong global workforce comprising consultants, business analysts, attorneys, software developers and multi-skilled business professionals. Exigent currently has 8 offices globally and 3 operating centres in Bangalore, Cape Town and Perth. Know more at: www.exigent-group.com

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Elliott Frieder
    Director, Public Relations & Communications
    +1.212.309.6809
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    Stephanie "Tess" Blair
    Partner
    +1.215.963.5161
    Email Contact