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Seyfarth Shaw LLP Brings Relativity In-House

Am Law 60 Firm Selects E-Discovery Platform for Text Analytics and Custom Applications

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - February 04, 2014) - kCura, developers of the e-discovery software Relativity, today announced that Seyfarth Shaw LLP has licensed Relativity for in-house use, with hosting and infrastructure managed by Iris Data Services. Based in Chicago, Seyfarth is an international law firm serving more than 300 of the Fortune 500 companies.

As a fully featured, web-based e-discovery platform, Relativity allows users to create and automate custom workflows and take advantage of a complete set of text analytics capabilities, and build custom applications within the software to manage and search all types of case-related data and information.

"With Relativity, we can design innovative processes and workflows that create efficiencies for our attorneys and cost savings for our clients," said Lori Chavez, director of litigation information management at Seyfarth. "Features like text analytics will help us efficiently handle the increasing data volumes associated with litigation."

"We're excited to host Relativity for Seyfarth under the Iris Discovery Management managed services program," said Major Baisden, president of Iris Data Services. "Our robust processing environment, secure data centers and Relativity expertise will help their teams provide quality litigation support services to their clients while lowering their costs."

Seyfarth's innovative and award-winning client service model -- SeyfarthLean -- combines the core principles of Lean Six Sigma with robust technology, knowledge management, process management techniques, alternative fee structures, and practical tools. While emphasizing a clear understanding of client needs and desired outcomes, SeyfarthLean leverages special tools to deliver better value. Supporting this approach, Relativity's custom applications and flexibility will allow Seyfarth's attorneys to do more with the platform.

"We're pleased that Seyfarth has chosen Relativity to help meet their clients' diverse needs," said Andrew Sieja, president and CEO of kCura. "We look forward to helping them customize the platform so they can deliver innovative solutions."

About Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Shaw has more than 800 attorneys and provides a broad range of legal services in the areas of labor and employment, employee benefits, litigation, corporate and real estate. With offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Melbourne, New York, Sacramento, San Francisco, Shanghai, Sydney and Washington, D.C., Seyfarth's clients include over 300 of the Fortune 500 companies and reflect virtually every industry and segment of the economy. A recognized leader in delivering value and innovation for legal services, Seyfarth's acclaimed SeyfarthLean client service model has earned numerous accolades from a variety of highly respected third parties, including industry associations, consulting firms and media. For more information, please visit www.seyfarth.com.

About Iris
Iris Data Services is a leading supplier of discovery solutions including electronic discovery & disclosure, managed litigation services, and document review technologies. Lead by recognized experts in electronic discovery and document review, Iris continually strives to defensibly reduce the amount of reviewable data on every matter. As a Premium Hosting Partner and Certified Reseller of Relativity by kCura, Iris' extensive document review expertise includes complex search consulting, computer-aided review technologies, and experienced attorney review teams. Iris' discovery experts, project management team, and use of technology have combined to make it one of the fastest growing companies in the industry. In 2011, Iris Data Services made the Inc. 500 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America, making Iris the fastest growing eDiscovery company in the United States. Iris' U.S. headquarters is in Kansas City and its European headquarters is in London. Iris maintains offices throughout the United States, Europe, India and Asia. For more information about Iris, please visit www.irisds.com and follow Iris on Twitter at http://twitter.com/IrisDataService.

About kCura
Recognized as a "Leader" in Gartner's 2013 E-Discovery Magic Quadrant, kCura are the developers of the e-discovery software Relativity, a web-based platform for the processing, review, analysis, and production of electronic data. Relativity has more than 85,000 active users worldwide from organizations including the U.S. Department of Justice and all of the top 100 law firms in the United States. Relativity also powers Method, kCura's workflow and notification system for managing legal hold and risk assessment processes. kCura helps corporations, law firms, and government agencies meet e-discovery challenges by installing Relativity and Method on-premises and providing hosted, on-demand solutions through a global network of partners. kCura has been ranked the 100th fastest-growing technology company in North America on Deloitte's Technology Fast 500 and named one of Chicago's Top Workplaces by the Chicago Tribune. Please contact kCura at [email protected] or visit www.kcura.com for more information.

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