What Should Lawyers Look for in an E-Discovery Vendor?

In recent years, there has been a dramatic increase in e-discovery vendors. While having more vendor options to choose from may seem like a good thing, the surge in vendors can make it difficult to differentiate among them, and to compare the relative strengths and weaknesses of each. It is therefore critical that law firms and legal departments who seek to leverage efficiently data for purposes of litigation understand that selecting an e-discovery vendor is more than an isolated transaction and must be approached with some key considerations in mind. Below are a few topics that are worth considering when choosing among vendors.