Courtney C. Black, RCA, is a Senior Project Manager at HAYSTACKID. She has earned her stripes both within the industry and at the company thanks to her unmatched desire and ability to learn, improve, and lead. Courtney started at the ground-level in the eDiscovery industry directly after completing her higher education, which was around the […]

by Michael D. Sarlo Intellectual property has been at the center of countless instances of theft and fraud in the past several years. The mass digitization of information combined with the increasing susceptibility to data breaches has made it more difficult than ever before to keep IP private. At the same time, in-house attorneys are […]

In the first part of this Q&A, HAYSTACKID Managing Director Larry Lieb discussed general concepts related to the Art of Custodianship, as well as how smartphones and other advanced technologies have transformed relevant procedures. Now, he explains what makes HAYSTACKID’s approach to custodial processes and collections different from others in the field, as well as […]

In honor of National Be Kind To Lawyers Day, we wanted to pay tribute to our favorite (fictional) attorney of all time. Perhaps the most professional, eloquent, and elegant of all fictional attorneys, Vinny Gambini, played by Joe Pesci, took Alabama by storm with his pseudo-paralegal Mona Lisa Vito, played by Marisa Tomei, in My […]

The evolution of technology and rapid transition away from paper-based records management to digital systems have had profound impacts on evidence custodianship. From individual employees acting as custodians of devices and custodial interviews conducted during collections, to the preservation of files and beyond, the game has changed immensely in the past 10 years. Larry Lieb, […]

by John Mielitz The explosive growth of data volumes has forced enterprises to re-evaluate their preservation and governance models, but perhaps not as intensely as the expanding diversity of information sources. Not so long ago, personal computers were the biggest source of corporate data, and the number of applications generating, storing, sharing, and managing information […]

by Andy Parrish, HAYSTACKID Director of Client Services Automation is an increasingly powerful and pervasive force in the public and private sectors. Now, in a debate that has raged on for decades and spanned virtually every industry, the argument regarding whether automation and robotic technologies will replace human employees has made its way into litigation […]

This is the third and final segment of our interview with HAYSTACKID CTO Jefferey Stevens on modern chain of custody management. In the first part, we discussed some of the basics, while the second segment took a deep dive into third party responsibilities and the technologies used to handle the chain today. In today’s piece, […]

In the first segment of this three-part series, Chief Technology Officer Jefferey Stevens explained some of the chain of custody basics, as well as the way it has evolved over the past two decades. We left off with a brief note on how third parties are beginning to impact chain of custody management in the […]

The chain of custody has long been a sacred element of litigation. In this age of mass digitization, though, suffice it to say that each stage of the chain – and even the creation of evidence – is a bit different today than in the past. HAYSTACKID Chief Technology Officer Jefferey Stevens has been working […]