Jones Walker Installs Relativity Firm-Wide

Leading New Orleans Law Firm Chooses Relativity as E-Discovery Platform for Custom Workflows and Text Analytics

CHICAGO and NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 13, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- kCura, developers of the e-discovery software Relativity, today announced that Jones Walker has licensed Relativity from Iris Data Services, a Relativity Certified Reseller, for deployment in the law firm's hosted Discovery Management environment.

As a fully featured, web-based e-discovery platform, Relativity provides Jones Walker with the flexibility to create and automate custom workflows to fit the needs of the firm's case teams. Jones Walker will also make use of Relativity's complete set of text analytics capabilities—including computer-assisted review—and can build custom applications within the software to manage and search all types of case-related data and information.

"Client service is our number one goal at Jones Walker—and Relativity provides the foundation for our firm to meet and exceed client expectations," said Ruark Chick, CIO at Jones Walker. "From advanced analytics and searching options to the ease of creating custom workflows, Relativity allows us to provide value-driven service in support of our clients. In addition to improving efficiencies for case teams in cross-office matters, Relativity provides the means for our firm to collaborate with our clients, experts, and co-counsel by providing secure access to case documents."

"Iris will host Jones Walker's Relativity environment in our secure, SSAE 16-certified data center, and manage the associated technical infrastructure and storage," said Major Baisden, president of Iris Data Services. "In addition to taking advantage of Iris' Relativity and consulting expertise, Jones Walker will greatly benefit from the enhancements we provide, such as Iris' case management services, custom reporting, and foreign language translation."

"We are excited that Jones Walker chose Relativity," said Andrew Sieja, president and CEO of kCura. "We look forward to providing them with a platform that will help them deliver a great experience for their users."

About Jones Walker

Jones Walker LLP, with more than 371 attorneys in 19 offices, provides a comprehensive range of legal services to a national and international corporate client base through offices in Alabama, Arizona, California, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, New York, Ohio, and Texas.

About Iris Data Services

Iris Data Services is a leading supplier of discovery solutions including electronic discovery, 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 for kCura's Relativity, 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 is headquartered in Kansas City and maintains offices throughout the United States and Asia. For more information about Iris, please visit and follow Iris on Twitter at

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 75,000 active users worldwide from organizations including the U.S. Department of Justice and 95 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 31st 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 or visit for more information.


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