Mark Lyon

eDiscovery Attorney

Archive / 2015

December 3, 2015

Getting Staffed

Frustrated Man - Picture by Ryan McGuire -

Over the Thanksgiving holiday, an angry DC document reviewer posted the following ad to Craigslist, a popular source of information about upcoming document review projects. I’ve redacted the agency’s name from the text, as it is not important for the discussion – similar situations can exist with almost any agency. DO NOT WORK WITH [REDACTED] …

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November 30, 2015

Black Friday eDiscovery Training Deals


This year several eDiscovery vendors have extended Black Friday / Cyber Monday / #eDiscoveryDay deals. The most attractive of the offerings is FTI’s offer of free Ringtail 8.5 certification, a value of up to $250.  The programs offered are Reviewer I (for users who primarily review and code documents) and Reviewer II (for users who oversee …

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January 4, 2015

Training a Review Team

River Region Health Center Training Room photo courtesy of Jason Wohlford ( - CC BY-SA 2.0)

The success of a document review project depends heavily on a successful training day. While the core members of the case team have likely been actively working on the matter for weeks or months, new team members will not start with the same level of knowledge and need to be quickly and efficiently brought up …

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