Collect | Cull | Review | Diversity

eDiscovery with DLS

Dynamic Litigation Solutions for the preservation, culling, and review of electronically stored information.

Collection & Discovery


Hosted Review & Management


Collect — Collections & Forensics

Each organization has its own policies, platforms, and retention schedules. Each custodian handles data differently. Each case has its own challenges.

DLS Discovery has worked hands-on with hundreds of law firms and their clients to facilitate an understanding of data life cycles as they enter litigation. Working with individual plaintiffs and defendants, corporations and board members, government offices and oversea entities – DLS strives to provide a defensible and secure collection procedure for preserving electronically stored information (“ESI”) while minimizing the exposure and risk of unrelated records.

DLS has solutions to collecting data from on-site or cloud-hosted platforms and various compliance tools including:

Popular business, email platforms such as Office 365/Exchange and Google G-Suite
Cloud-hosted email for individuals including GoDaddy, Yahoo, AOL, and Gmail
Compliance tools such as Commvault, Google Value, O365 eDiscovery & Compliance
Shared cloud-storage such as Drop Box, Box, Google Drive, ShareFile, and SharePoint
Social media platforms including Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Instagram
Mobile systems like Android and iPhone (including iCloud)

Cull — ECA & Processing

In the past decade data storage has continued to become denser and faster, allowing organizations to acquire incredible data footprints.  Even though the costs of storage continue to decrease, the cost of managing all this data has an increased expense. As an example, the average cost per GB on hard drives in 2009 was about $.11/GB.  Eight years later in 2017, costs decreases closer to $0.02.  While the decreasing cost curve is flattening, this translates to only $20.48 per terabyte. Although this amount sounds small, this amount of data usually contains somewhere north of 5,120,000 emails.  There are other considerations to cost such as redundancy, performance, etc. but any way you slice it, by storage being now cheap it can increase the size of datasets collected.

Beyond measures taken at the time of collection to target information and restrict unnecessary volume, DLS utilizes tools which cull data before it goes online in an effort to decrease the amount of data to be reviewed. These tools allow us to run granular, adjustable criteria to eliminate the review of:

Clients’ unrelated customer data
Duplicate communications
Embedded and system files

Our approach retains the collection repository as an available resource we can return to if needed while eliminating the exposure and costs associated with hosting and reviewing the full collection of data. These tools greatly reduce time, effort & expense.

Review — Relativity Hosting

DLS Discovery in an experienced Relativity partner 2014 hosting cases from a few gigabytes of PDF images through multiple terabytes of email and file storage.  Historically DLS had deployed and maintained a private Relativity instance on our own infrastructure up through Relativity 10.1, combining the knowledge of litigation and technical support in a single role to assure a great experience.  Now, DLS is moving to Relativity One – bringing clients the most recent updates, advancements in security, and flexibility to grow without delay.

DLS’ litigation support team works closely with firms on expedited litigation and understands the importance of organization to success.  Our team follows a collection of standard procedures to make the searching, review, and exploration of data intuitive. 

Combining the power and security of Relativity One, experienced litigation and Relativity project managers, and an in-depth understanding of the underlying technology DLS is able to provide users with consistent results and performance in any size or complexity of litigation.

Diversity — Analytics and Problem Solving

The DLS in DLS Discovery stands for Dynamic Litigation Solutions. We pride ourselves in solving complicated challenges through the leveraging of available software in our diverse toolbox and years of experience in discovery, forensics, and technology study.

DLS provides access to unlimited processing of data through Relativity Analytics. More notably, the experience DLS employs using and understanding how these tools work, along with what realistic expectations can be anticipated by your firm, your clients, and your adversaries, make us who we are.

Working hand-in-hand with our review service, DLS utilizes analytics to increase the throughput and organize records for consistent coding results. Beyond review, DLS can provide hands-on support and training to help your team investigate and understand datasets while uncovering hidden facts. Our unique team approach of integrating our Project Managers together with our technical team allows DLS to quickly identify the most efficient and cost effective solution to get from point A to point B.

DLS’ eDiscovery team provides support and management of the following:

Legal hold procedures
Data collection from computers, cloud, and mobile devices
Early case assessment
Robust processing capabilities through multiple, industry approved tools
Machine and human translation services
Relativity hosting and analytics
Discovery and analytics consultation services
Project management through the full EDRMd

Production Facility

824 N. Market Street
Suite 108
Wilmington, DE 19801

(302) 888-2060

Review Center

1007 N. Orange Street
Suite 510
Wilmington, DE 19801

(302) 351-0281

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