Businesses unknowingly waste millions of dollars every year in excess or unnecessary e-discovery costs. This includes time-consuming entanglements like storing countless data collections and legal holds spread across dozens of disparate vendors and locations. Legal issues are further convoluted by having relinquished control of every new e-discovery matter to different outside partners, all using varied approaches and tools. In-house oversight can help contain the costs and risks associated with e-discovery. Often, a standardized internal program that manages and limits the use of outside providers can significantly improve overall defensibility and accountability, and in turn, reduce expenses.

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