Press release:Â Partnership provides law firm and corporate legal professionals in Canada expedited electronic discovery processing for litigation and regulatory response
ORLANDO, Florida (November 13, 2007)â€”Orlando-based Wave Software, an innovator in the de-duplication, re-generation and export of native e-mail files, and Platinum Legal Group, a Canadian litigation support company, announced today they have formed a strategic partnership to provide faster, more cost-effective processing for electronic discovery and regulatory response.Â Platinum Legal Group will use internally and also resell Wave Softwareâ€™s flagship e-discovery software, Trident Pro, to assist law firms and corporate law departments in expediting the discovery process.
In todayâ€™s litigation environment, the management of electronically stored information has become a critical part of most litigation.Â E-mails comprise a significant amount of potential evidence and need to be efficiently and effectively filtered.Â According to William Platt, Managing Partner of Platinum Legal Group, â€œOur review of available litigation technologies that allow for processing of e-mails had identified Trident Pro software as the preferred solution.Â We are excited about partnering with Wave Software to ensure our clients receive the best available solution.â€
Whether e-mails are stored on backup tapes, hard disks, CDs or other storage media, Platinum Legal Group can provide end-to-end services. Platinum Legal Group has the expertise and the technology to extract computer files from storage media and convert them to a comprehensive format that can be reviewed by counsel using practically any litigation support review software on the market today.Â Platinum Legal Group specializes in forensics, data acquisition, data conversion, meta data extraction, deduplication, filtering, and production. Platinum also offers extensive training courses on the industryâ€™s leading document management systems such as CT Summation and Concordance.
Trident Pro is industry-leading software for processing of common e-mail file types (PST or NSF files) to comply with discovery requests and regulatory filing requirements.Â Platinum Legal Group will provide clients with the security, reporting and internal chain-of-custody logs that come with Trident Pro.
Robert Childress, President of Wave Software said, â€œWe can’t think of a more natural partnership than this one with Platinum, the company that knows how to maximize litigation technology. Being able to offer e-discovery systems through Platinum expands the market reach for both of us and drives new solutions for customers, delivering amazing speed and reliability across the globe.â€
“The depth and breadth of Wave Softwareâ€™s products and expertise will enable Platinum to deliver the industry’s most innovative e-discovery services,” said Ronnie Banerjea, Partner at Platinum Legal Group. “By integrating Trident Pro into our next-generation litigation support systems, we can continue to provide the high-performance services and solutions that our clients have come to trust.”
About Wave Software
Wave Software, based in Orlando, Florida, provides the fastest, most accurate de-duplication, re-generation and export of native e-mail files. Wave Softwareâ€™s flagship product, Trident, provides litigators in-house capability to cut down data sets to manageable amounts and then upload onto repositories for review and production. Wave Software offers software, consulting and training specialized in the legal industry.
For more information visit www.discoverthewave.com or call 1-888-225-6913.
About Platinum Legal Group
Platinum Legal Group Inc. (PLG) was founded in 2001and has since become one of the largest national litigation support providers in Canada. PLG’s team of seasoned consultants and trainers are committed to providing customers with high-quality, innovative and cost-effective solutions.Â With offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and Halifax, PLG offers clients the support and services they need, nationwide. PLG specializes in maximizing the use of litigation technology.
For more information visit www.platinumlegal.ca or call 1-604-605-1562.
Lindsay Couch, J.D.
Director of Strategic Accounts
4580 Concord Landing, Ste.109
Orlando, FL 32839
Platinum Legal Group
111 Richmond Street West, Suite 1212
Toronto, ONÂ M5H 2G4
P: (416) 365-1563