Whether you are facing complex litigation involving cross-border discovery, a global investigation, or conducting an internal investigation involving sensitive issues and custodians around the world, Encompass can provide the legal judgment and multilingual review services necessary to execute a defensible discovery and review strategy.
We regularly mobilize review teams fluent in whatever languages are necessary to conduct reviews on tight deadlines. As preferred discovery and review counsel for clients with global operations, our review projects have spanned multiple countries and involved diverse languages, including French, German, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish.
Multilingual review services include:
- Advocacy to help right-size the scope and format of review and production
- Counsel on cross-border data collection strategies and technology tools
- Development of review guidelines, partnering with in-house clients and case counsel
- Guidance on ESI protocols and standard data disclosures
- Management of multilingual reviews using review lawyers fluent in relevant languages
- 26(f) meet-and-confer preparation and counsel
- 30(b)(6) witness preparation
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Multidistrict Litigation Including French, German, and Japanese Language Review
Encompass served as national discovery and document review counsel in connection with our client's defense of large, complex, multidistrict product liability litigation. The review included use of technology assisted review (TAR), with a review scope including millions of documents from over two hundred custodians, including foreign language document review in French, German, and Japanese.
Spanish Language Investigation with Over 300 Custodians in 17 Countries
For a matter involving a United States government investigation into a global company's practices in Latin America, Encompass reviewed almost 5 million pages of documents from over 300 custodians across 17 countries, using a team that included review lawyers fluent in Spanish.
Russian Government Request
A Fortune 200 company with worldwide operations called on Encompass to perform a foreign language document review in response to a Russian government request. Encompass conducted first and second-level document review in less than three weeks for each phase and reviewed almost 1 million pages using contract attorneys fluent in Russian.