We have compiled a list of the most frequently asked questions about our Baer Reed legal process outsourcing services. If you would like additional information on any of these topics or our services, contact us today.
What is Baer Reed?
Baer Reed is a boutique legal process outsourcer (“LPO”) specializing in document review and legal support services. It was founded by former attorneys from Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher and DLA Piper to address the need for lower-cost legal support services performed at U.S. standards.
Whether caused by the effects of health and public safety concerns, market volatilities, or other reasons, managing a labor shortage is often the most complex and difficult task facing a human resources department. The task can be even more complicated for law firms and in-house legal departments, since there are significant potential risks in pursuing […]
Data privacy trends are a topic of interest and concern for corporations and law firms across the globe, particularly as more services and communications have required the use of digital and electronic platforms that have the capacity to store and share personal and business information. Data can be stolen and shared unlawfully in a wide […]
To continue on from the Best Practices in the Document Review Process – Part I, we outline the methods for executing the work product of the document review by efficiently utilizing document review staff and producing quality results to support discovery. Retaining experienced and competent staff Every document review involves the repeated exercise of judgment […]
Document production plays a critical role in the litigation review process. Document production creates the main corpus of potential evidence used for claim amendments, depositions, settlement negotiations, summary judgment efforts, and from which admissible trial exhibits will be identified, culled, introduced, and used. Thus, even small document productions must meet certain basic and essential requirements, […]
The CCPA has ushered in a new era of data privacy protections in the U.S. Since the passage of the CCPA [What Is The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)?], two other states – Virginia and Colorado – have enacted similar comprehensive consumer privacy protection statutes. This follows on the heels of similar data privacy protection […]
In the United States, the first comprehensive consumer data privacy statute was the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) passed in September 2018. The CCPA was modeled, in part, on the massive European privacy regulations that went into effect in May 2018 called the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). We discussed the CCPA at length in […]
Almost without exception, purchasers of commercial real estate insist upon and place into the purchase contract various contingencies that must be met before consummation of the transaction. Sellers may insist upon their own set of contingencies. Contract due diligence is almost entirely about satisfying those contingencies. Since there are always one or more contingency deadlines […]
Protective orders are often used in litigation to protect confidential information such as trade secrets or proprietary information during document discovery. The protective orders will contain confidentiality designations to be applied during the document review process that indicate who has access to the information in the specific document. There are a number of considerations or […]
Companies’ and law firms back offices are often responsible for handling significant numbers of documents, processing information, and supporting the front office sales and new business departments. Sometimes, organizations need either short-term or ongoing assistance in their back offices to meet deadlines without sacrificing the quality of their work. Hiring a firm that handles business […]
Reviewing non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) can be a difficult task, and can pose risks for the unwary. However, such reviews are necessary to protect the parties’ rights and interests. Part of the difficulty stems from the fact that a well-crafted NDA should be tailored to reflect the specific circumstances it is designed to cover whether it […]