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The Next Revolution for Enterprise Software and What It Means for E-Discovery

The Next Revolution for Enterprise Software and What It Means for E-Discovery

At the PREX16 Zapproved’s founder and CEO, Monica Enand shares insights about the Impact of Cloud on Enterprise Software “What makes me most optimistic is that e-discovery software is going to evolve. The meritocracy that fuels the high-tech field will reward those who connect and show true empathy for our users. When e-discovery systems become

Delaware Chancery Court in Georgetown, Delaware. Photographer: Pat Crowe II/ Bloomberg News.

TransPerfect’s Auction Order Endorsed by Delaware High Court 

By Jef Feeley, Bloomberg News TransPerfect Global Inc. can be auctioned off to settle a dispute between its co-owners, the Delaware Supreme Court ruled Monday in rejecting a challenge to a judge’s decision forcing the sale of the translation-software company. The state’s highest court found Chancery Judge Andre Bouchard “properly exercised” his authority to order

Neil Gorsuch, Supreme Court nominee for U.S. President Donald Trump, right, smiles during a meeting with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican from Kentucky, at the Capitol in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017. Photographer: Alex Wong/Pool via Bloomberg

Wake Up Call: Gorsuch Told Senator Trump’s Judge Comments ‘Disheartening’

• U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch told a Democratic senator he found Donald Trump’s comments criticizing the judiciary over a federal court order that blocked his immigration ban “disheartening” and “demoralizing.” (Bloomberg) Gorsuch’s comments could help “score points” for his Senate confirmation process by demonstrating he can stand up to Trump. (National Law Journal) However, Connecticut

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Wake Up Call: Dewey Round Two Kicks Off in New York

• Two former executives of Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP went on trial for a second time yesterday on charges they lied to investors before the law firm went bust almost five years ago. Dewey’s onetime Executive Director Stephen DiCarmine and Joel Sanders, the firm’s former chief financial officer, face slimmed-down charges and penalties compared to their first trial, which ended

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Wake Up Call: Trump’s Law Firm Joins Fight Against Travel Ban

• Lawyers from President Donald Trump’s personal law firm, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, are said to be giving legal help to people affected by Trump’s executive order temporarily barring immigration from seven Middle Eastern countries. (The Lawyer) • The veteran head of mergers and acquisitions at O’Melveny & Myers, Paul Scrivano, is joining the larger Ropes & Gray as the

A collection of red, white, pink, green and orange data cables feed into a computer.
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Is Big Law Falling Behind on Legal Tech?

As thousands flooded the Hilton New York Midtown hotel for ALM’s Legalweek: The Experience conference this week, they were greeted by over 200 vendors promising the latest in e-discovery, security and contract management software. As Big Law Business hit the exhibit floors, the word from many vendors was that Big Law is falling behind. Driven by internal

Delaware Chancery Court in Georgetown, Delaware. Photographer: Pat Crowe II/ Bloomberg News.

TransPerfect’s Shawe Escalates Company Feud With Defamation Suit

By Jef Feeley, Bloomberg News The battle over control of TransPerfect Global Inc. intensified after one of the company’s co-owners accused lawyers for his estranged partner of destroying his reputation by making false statements to reporters. Phil Shawe, TransPerfect’s co-CEO, contends attorneys for fellow Chief Executive Liz Elting lied about his conduct and painted him

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Wake Up Call: Trump’s SCOTUS Pick Gorsuch, Conservative and Concise

• President Donald Trump’s pick to fill the vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court is Neil Gorsuch of Colorado, a judge on the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. Appointed by President George W. Bush in 2006, Gorsuch is a Harvard Law grad known as a constitutional conservative, a champion of religious liberty, and a concise writer. At 49, he would

Demonstrators hold signs outside Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) while protesting against U.S. President Donald Trump's executive order blocking visitors from seven predominantly Muslim nations in Los Angeles, California, U.S., on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017. Photographer: Dania Maxwell/Bloomberg

Wake Up Call: Big Law Enters Fray Over Trump Order

• Lawyers set up impromptu legal aid stands in airports during the weekend as Big Law firms mobilized in response to President Donald Trump’s executive order blocking refugees and immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States. (National Law Journal) • Did Trump’s executive order ban Muslims from the country on the basis of


Former ALM Editor on Her Latest Move and the New LegalTech Event

Erin Harrison, who was among at least 15 senior editors and employees laid off recently at ALM Media, has landed softly at the legal PR firm Baretz+ Brunelle. The former editor-in-chief of Legaltech News, will lead the firm’s digital content strategies. Curious about the move, Big Law Business caught up with Harrison for a Q&A,