MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA, UNITED STATES, February 4, 2020 — Setting the global standards for e-discovery, the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) is pleased to announce that LexTrado, trail-blazers in South Africa who provide e-discovery consulting and services as EDRM’s newest “Preserver” partner, is signing a 3-year commitment.
Among the opportunities and resources available to LexTrado and other EDRM partners are the ability to connect, network and contribute via EDRM projects and events as well as the ability to share their services and product offerings to enhance brand awareness in a global community comprised of the most knowledgeable multidisciplinary professionals who enhance e-discovery, privacy and security as well as the frameworks, processes and standards of information governance.
“LexTrado is evangelizing e-discovery in South Africa,” said Mary Mack, EDRM’s CEO and chief legal technologist. “EDRM is proud to have LexTrado’s support and commits to making introductions to global resources and expertise to support their mission.”
This partnership gives LexTrado access to EDRM’s community, which is 33% corporations, 30% law firms and 23% software and service providers.
“As a leading legal process outsourcing (LPO) and legal process management (LPM) services provider in Africa, LexTrado is excited in partnering with EDRM and broadening our global reach,” said Ilse Grobler, chief administrative officer, general counsel and advocate of the High Court of South Africa at LexTrado.