E-Discovery

Cardinal offers fast, cost-effective, and defensible solutions to help you manage your electronic data. Our experts can help you craft an E-Discovery roadmap from early case assessment to close of discovery and trial.

Eight Reasons To Choose Cardinal For E-Discovery

100% U.S. owned and operated

All project managers are patent attorneys*

Fast response times

Flexible to adapt to clients' needs

Extensive in-house resources for quick start up of projects

Effective review through use of teams of technology experts

Clients include Fortune 500 companies & AM Law 100 firms

Prices are 20-30% less than most competitors

Data Forensics

Cardinal deploys an elite team of data forensics experts who have extensive experience with how to most effectively and efficiently plan and execute the process of evidence preservation and collection.

Forensics Team Services

  • Preservation
  • Acquisition of most data sources including mobile devices
  • Data recovery and analysis
  • User activity tracking and analysis
  • Expert testimony

Early Case Assessment

Our Early Case Assessment services allows clients to make informed and efficient decisions on the value of a case, saving time and money. Cardinal collaborates with the client to filter items by file type and run complex queries to identify and tag items of interest.

By leveraging the features provided in Nuix, users can significantly reduce the volume of data that is passed on to the EDD processing by as much as 85-90%.

Early Case Assessment Includes

  • Preliminary searches to assess claim viability
  • Identification of key documents
  • Compilation of search terms for Rule 26(f) conference
  • Cost estimates to proceed with the case

Data Processing

We have developed a proven process for handling the complexities and large volumes of ESI. We recognize that significant cost savings can be accomplished through detailed processing. Therefore, we consult with our clients to determine relevant date ranges, file types, custodians and search terms to provide the most cost efficient and effective review. Through our use of industry-standard e-discovery platforms, we are able to dramatically reduce the reviewable data and pass those cost savings on to our clients.

Data Processing Capabilities

  • Processing email and files to yield images, searchable text and metadata.
  • Processing hundreds of different file types simultaneously
  • De-duplication (MD5 and SHA1 hash), de-NISTing, and file type filtering
  • Full text searching with search term reporting
  • Export to one of many industry-standard load file formats

Hosted Review

Cardinal offers both managed review and hosted review services. Our secure, cloud-based document review platforms allow our clients to have access to large or small data populations. Currently, Cardinal’s clients can choose between Relativity and Disco to conduct their review while Cardinal supports you throughout the process.

For managed review, we utilize our vast personnel resources across all technology areas to customize a review team based on the subject matter of the case. Review teams of subject matter experts ensures an efficient, comprehensive and accurate review of even the most complicated of documents.

Managed and Hosted Review Capabilities

  • Cloud-based: review can be conducted and monitored at any time and any place
  • Customizable review workflows: Increased review speed
  • Comprehensive analytics and Technology-Assisted Review (TAR): QC decisions and validate tagging
  • Quickly retrieve, view, and annotate documents on-the-fly
  • Nested tagging layouts: group facts by category for quick retrieval
  • Advanced document searching: concept searching
  • Easily store and track productions