Author Archives: Alon Israely


About Alon Israely

A lawyer and data collection and preservation expert, Alon is a co-founder of New York-based legal services company, Business Intelligence Associates Inc., a legal technology consulting and solutions firm. In 2015, the company’s software and technology division, based in Seattle, was spun-out as its own company and Alon was tapped to lead it. TotalDiscovery provides a legal compliance platform to corporations, governments and law firms. Alon also works with corporations and government entities as an expert witness and consultant on legal compliance, e-discovery and information security and privacy related issues.

Four Areas to Reduce Legal Hold and Collection Spend

With organizations allocating up to 50 percent of their legal spend to litigation, savvy legal teams are seeking new ways reduce their e-discovery costs. Improving legal hold management and collection is one place to start.

In this blog post, I will highlight the costliest areas of legal hold and collection per matter for organizations relying on a combination of vendors and firms to help manage the process. I will then compare the costs of these tasks to the costs of using automated cloud-based legal hold and collection software that offers a flat-fee enterprise license for unlimited custodians, holds and data collection. Continue reading