COVID-19 Has Brought Unprecedented Upheaval to eDiscovery Industry [Law.com]
- April 14, 2020
- by Zach Warren
The economic and court-related slowdowns brought on by the coronavirus pandemic have led to e-discovery workforce cuts, business operations changes, and more. But some changes brought by the shift to remote work have had unintended benefits.
The legal world has certainly not been immune to these changes. A number of law firms and legal-related businesses have joined the rest of the economy in pay cuts, hiring freezes and layoffs. One would expect that these changes will still be flooding in over the next couple of weeks as well…
Haresh Bhungalia, CEO at Casepoint, said his company has not experienced layoffs or furloughs, but Casepoint has slowed down on hiring “a tiny bit.” With the current state of remote work, he explained, simply bringing on new talent has become complex.
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