Every aspect of the practice of law involves the use and management of electronic information.
Nextra Solutions is a division of Maynard Nexsen that provides innovative technology solutions for legal challenges including end-to-end eDiscovery, IT Security, and Information Management services. Nextra offers a broad range of services, creative thinking, and proven technical proficiency to assist clients with managing their electronic information. We work with our clients to develop strategies that are reasonable and defensible, within cost and budget parameters that meet their needs.
Nextra Solutions includes attorneys, technology professionals, project managers, and paralegals. Our professionals have worked on cases and counseled clients in matters involving antitrust, franchise, insurance coverage, pharmaceutical, IP, commercial, contract, business torts, regulatory/compliance, procurement, False Claims Act, and qui tam, and White Collar crime.
Our services include:
Information Management and Data Consulting
Nextra works with clients to develop internal best practices for managing their electronic information. These best practices can help reduce the burden, cost, and business disruption associated with discovery in litigation or government investigations, and document production and management in general. Our attorneys and technology professionals counsel clients on records retention policies and practices, early case assessment and strategy, and litigation readiness. We also provide training programs and education to our clients on evolving eDiscovery standards and practices.
Discovery Strategy and Document Review Management
Nextra is adept at managing discovery projects and document productions of all sizes, from start-to-finish. We engage in an early case assessment to help our clients understand the risks and expectations of litigation. We advise clients on preservation obligations and collection strategies that are defensible before courts or government bodies, and also assist in preparing for Rule 26(f) conferences and eDiscovery discovery negotiations. We utilize sophisticated and advanced technology—including clustering, concept based analytics, and predictive coding—to increase the speed of review projects. Our document review tools are focused on project management and incorporate state-of-the-art technology to increase efficiency and accuracy during review. Our document review attorneys train and work on an advanced review platforms in firm facilities dedicated to document review projects.
Nextra’s cost-effective data processing and high-speed hosting capabilities offer excellent value. Our clients can select from different data hosting options ranging from online meeting rooms for document storage and collaboration, to full-fledged document review platforms with advanced Content Analytics search engines. Our cloud-based systems are fully accessible, on a 24/7 basis, from any location, and provide a secure platform for managing discovery and storing sensitive material.
Nextra provides customized information security services designed to improve the resilience of your IT infrastructure. We help your organization develop comprehensive strategies to achieve practical technology policies that govern your processes and procedures effectively, reliably, and securely. Our approach is designed to help organizations meet today’s regulatory compliance requirements and secure assets from cybersecurity threats.
Nextra physically acquires electronic data using methodologies that meet evidentiary requirements with respect to authentication and chain-of-custody. We ensure that all potentially responsive information is collected using a defensible process and protected for future access. We collect data from any number of electronic sources such as social media, SmartPhones, personal computers, shared drives, or servers, etc. Forensic analysis can also recover deleted documents, emails, or text messages.
Litigation Support / Trial Technology
Nextra has full time litigation support staff trained in the latest trial/litigation support tools. We can assist with trial, mediation, motion, and hearing needs such as creation of complex demonstrative exhibits, audio and video editing, and digital evidence presentation.
The growth of electronically stored information has soared since the COVID-19 pandemic and the importance of an information governance plan has grown. Nextra Solutions Director, Angela O’Neal, shares how Nexsen Pruet’s eDiscovery subsidiary can identify and offer customized solutions to data driven problems that brings value and improves our clients’ data governance practices and procedures.
The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the use of digital platforms for organizations of all sizes. As businesses experience waves of data like never before, data governance is more important now than ever. Angela O'Neal, the director of Nextra Solutions, discusses how businesses can appropriately handle data governance.