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Jessica Lockett

As the Director of Legal Operations and Review Solutions, Jessica Lockett oversees Ricoh eDiscovery’s Intelligent Review solutions which employ analytics-based review workflows tailored to each of our clients’ unique needs. Based out of our head office in Toronto, a typical day in her role is spent communicating with clients and internally about current and upcoming complex eDiscovery and review projects. This includes collaborating with other Ricoh leaders to troubleshoot issues, creatively problem-solve, and revise internal processes and procedures as needed to ensure an accurate and defensible review result.

Jessica Lockett

Conducting an Analytics-Based Document Review? Consider These Three Factors First.

Mar 30, 2021 11:05:18 AM | Jessica Lockett

Gone are the days of relying solely on time-consuming, linear, eyes-on review. Not only does leveraging advanced analytic tools result in impressive time savings, but it can also help you save significantly on review spend. A win-win for both you and/or your clients.

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Topics: Intelligent Review, Jessica Lockett

Why You Need to Implement a Data Strategy Now

Nov 24, 2020 4:40:54 PM | Jessica Lockett

How can you address what you don’t know you have?

No, this isn’t a trick question. The answer is simply that you cannot. In order to know and effectively address what data your organization has, you have to take a few steps back and define, create, and implement an overall data strategy.

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Topics: Jessica Lockett, Chris Plauschinn, Security and Privacy, Unstructured File Analysis

How to Effectively Manage Your Document Review Remotely

Jun 25, 2020 10:56:15 AM | Jessica Lockett

While many businesses are starting to slowly re-open, for most lawyers and law firms it has been “business as usual” with a (home office) twist. By now, you are getting into the groove of virtual meetings, an increasingly paperless practice, and being flexible in the face of the unprecedented personal constraints not only yourself but on your colleagues and clients.

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Topics: Intelligent Review

Efficient Document Reviews Help Argue Costs

Sep 8, 2017 3:20:37 PM | Jessica Lockett

THE CASE:

There has been a lot of buzz about the Ernst & Young Inc. v. Essar Global Fund Ltd et al, 2017 ONSC 4017 (CanLII) Ontario Superior Court decision regarding the recovery of eDiscovery document review costs within the context of a bankruptcy proceeding under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA). While on the surface it may look like the Court attempted to liken apples to oranges by comparing the dissimilar outsourced review costs borne by each of the Applicant (“Algoma”) and the Defendant (the “Essar Defendants”), this is not the case.

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Topics: Intelligent Review, Jessica Lockett

6 Common Myths About Technology-Assisted Review

May 4, 2017 3:37:25 PM | Jessica Lockett

Myths, misconceptions, alternative facts... whatever you want to call them, these days they seem to have a way of working themselves into all facets of our lives, and the eDiscovery industry is no exception. Technology is constantly changing and evolving, and misinformation can lead even the most seasoned legal professional down the wrong path.

Here are six common myths about Technology-Assisted Review (TAR) that we'd like to dispel and uncover the truth once and for all. 

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Topics: Intelligent Review, Jessica Lockett