Ricoh USA's Vice President of eDiscovery Sales and Operations, David Greetham, quoted in Legaltech News.
Exploring the three main areas of ethical obligation, cost, competence, and security, and how they apply to cloud computing.
Written by: Babs Deacon, LegalTech News
Cloud has emerged as a powerful way for attorneys and clients to reduce IT overhead while maintaining easy access to data and processes. Consumers, especially attorneys having special, ethical obligations, need to understand the impact of cloud on e-discovery management. An attorney who refuses to consider cloud offerings because of a lack of understanding about the technology is shirking the responsibility to participate competently in the discovery process.
“An attorney cannot ignore cloud options because of lack of knowledge or discomfort; there is an ethical responsibility to understand this area of the law to best serve clients. In fact, it’s one that the industry takes seriously.