Michele Lange

Michele Lange

Host of ESI Report

Michele Lange is Kroll Ontrack’s Director of Thought and Leadership and a nationally recognized e-discovery expert. Kroll Ontrack is an award-winning e-discovery firm, also specializing in data recovery and information management. Lange frequently speaks for CLE programs, legal associations, and law schools on legal-technology developments. She has been published in National Law Journal, New York Law Journal, and Law.com.

Episodes
March 27, 2015
2015 Trade Shows and Trends in E-Discovery

Gibson Dunn recently released its 2014 Year-End E-Discovery Update. There was a big focus in the last year on predictive coding solutions, social media, mobile devices, and the upcoming Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FCRP) amendments. Spring is the time for new trade shows and conferences to discuss this year’s trends in the Discovery industry....

February 27, 2015
Predictive Coding: Recall Calculations to the Rescue

In 2015, astute ediscovery practitioners are looking for ways to take predictive coding to new heights using recall calculations. Ralph Losey, a leader in the e-discovery and predictive coding field, has devised a new approach to recall and precision accuracy measurement. What is this formula and how is it more effective than previous systems? In...

January 5, 2015
E-Discovery Goals And Resolutions for 2015

It is the new year so everybody is talking about resolutions, even those working in the field of electronic discovery. While we all have our personal resolutions, many legal professionals also create resolutions to improve their jobs, client happiness, organization, or their use of legal technology. Litigation professionals across the world are creating resolutions related...

December 29, 2014
Data Storage Costs and Nearlining

There has been a rapid growth in electronically stored information that is potentially useful for e-discovery in litigation. Because more data storage means higher costs, organizations are searching for new ways to store their information efficiently and cost effectively while at the same time not limiting access throughout discovery, a process which can sometimes last...

November 24, 2014
Data Preservation, Legal Holds, and Civil Litigation

When an organization or business suddenly finds itself in the middle of a civil litigation case, it is often overwhelmed with discovery requests. Most companies don’t have the tools or processes in place to deal with collection and data preservation and encounter expensive and time-consuming issues when responding to requests for information. What is a...

August 4, 2014
A Day in the Life of an E-discovery Case Manager

E-discovery is an intricate and complicated process where law and technology intersect to find solutions to complex litigation challenges. Lawyers and legal professionals going through the e-discovery process are often overwhelmed with data and information in varying systems in different stages of technological advancement. From millions of documents to tight production deadlines, no one understands...

May 28, 2014
New Mexico State Investment Council v. Bland: TAR & Predictive Coding

With 2.6 million pages, thousands of search terms, and hundreds of potential defendants, the counsel in New Mexico State Investment Council v. Bland decided traditional filtering methods would not work. As a result, they turned to Technology Assisted Review (TAR) and Predictive Coding systems to locate relevant data. On this episode of the ESI Report,...

March 31, 2014
The Portfolio Management Approach to E-Discovery

For years, there was an unspoken notion that the only way to approach e-discovery was on a case-by-case basis; that every case was unique and similarly required a unique approach to discovery. But the constant cycle of collecting, analyzing, reviewing, and producing data wholly disconnected from other projects has created a lot of inefficiency. On...

March 7, 2014
Latest Trends in Document Review: Benchmarks, Metrics, and Drivers

With decreases in data production, increased front-end analytics, and greater emphasis on search terms, it appears that document review projects have been evolving over the past four years. Externally, public pressure to reduce costs and recent developments in law are driving smaller review teams to do more with less. On this episode of the ESI...

December 18, 2013
2013 Year in Review: E-Discovery Embraces its Roots

The more things change, the more they stay the same. Although the French writer Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr certainly didn’t have legal technologies in mind when he wrote this famous epigram, his sentiments ring true to the current state of e-discovery. While 2012 was the battle ground in which the “disruptive” technology-assisted review and its early...