Article: How Multi-Matter Repositories Can Cut Corporate Legal Costs

For corporations that want to rein in litigation costs, multi-matter repositories make a lot of sense — especially for corporations that have large quantities of electronically stored information and multiple legal matters. Why pay to store multiple copies of the same document? Why load and process the same data over and over again? Why
logo review the same document for privilege in each new matter?

It makes far more sense to store a document once and use it in as many different matters as you need it. It is far more cost-efficient to load and process the document just once, to review it for privilege just once, and to store it just once.

The ways in which multi-matter repositories can save corporations money are described in our article, Multi-Matter Repositories Can Cut Corporate Legal Costs, which was just published by Legal IT Insider. As we write there:

The benefits to a corporation are several. Most directly, a multi-matter repository saves money by eliminating duplicate costs. In addition, a multi-matter repository gives corporations greater control over and insight into all of its legal matters. Further, a multi-matter repository reduces the likelihood of mistakes due to vendor hand-offs and of exposure due to inadvertent disclosures of privileged or confidential information. And when a new case comes along, you get a running start out of the gate.

Check out the full article at Legal IT Insider.

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Bob is known internationally for his expertise in the Internet and legal technology. He held the top editorial positions at the two leading national U.S. legal newspapers, the National Law Journal and Lawyers USA. A long-time advisor to Catalyst, Bob now divides his time between law practice and media consulting. He writes two blogs, LawSites and MediaLaw, co-authors Law.com's Legal Blog Watch, and co-hosts the weekly legal-affairs podcast Lawyer2Lawyer. A 1980 graduate of Boston College Law School, Bob is a life member of the Massachusetts Bar Foundation and an active member of the Massachusetts Bar Association, which honored him in 1994 with its President's Award.