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Clearwell E-Discovery Platform Deployed In-House at Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A.

Clearwell Delivers Cost-Effective and Defensible In-House E-Discovery
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — April 20, 2009 — Clearwell Systems, Inc., a leader in intelligent e-discovery, today announced that Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. has deployed the Clearwell E-Discovery Platform to streamline the in-house portion of the discovery process.

“In efforts to streamline our in-house electronic discovery processes, we recently employed the Clearwell E-Discovery Platform,” said Eric Lieber, director of legal technology at Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A. “In doing so, we aim to make our review and production processes more efficient.”

The Clearwell E-Discovery Platform is fully operational in less than 25 minutes and provides users with immediate visibility into case facts, significantly accelerating early case assessment. Clearwell’s Transparent Search, metadata filters, and people analytics enable users to quickly and defensibly eliminate irrelevant documents and false positives, lowering processing costs, and reducing review workload. The product’s discussion threading and concept clustering capabilities display documents in context, further increasing review throughput. Responsive documents can be produced or seamlessly uploaded into litigation support databases via EDRM-compliant XML and other major load file formats. All actions are tracked via Clearwell’s case management and reporting capabilities, ensuring a more efficient and defensible e-discovery process.

"The e-discovery expense and workload will continue to increase as the amount of electronically stored information (ESI) grows. To cope with this, many large companies like Toyota Motor Sales are choosing Clearwell to better manage their e-discovery costs," said Aaref Hilaly, president and CEO at Clearwell Systems. "Clearwell provides an integrated processing, analysis and review product that is delivering immediate, significant and much needed cost savings in today’s economic environment"

About Clearwell Systems
Clearwell Systems is transforming the way enterprises perform e-discovery in response to litigation, regulatory inquiries, and corporate investigations. By automating the processing, analysis review, and production of all electronically stored information, Clearwell enables companies to accelerate early case assessments, lower processing costs, reduce review workload, and enhance the defensibility of e-discovery. Clearwell was ranked a Top 5 e-discovery software provider overall in the 2008 Socha-Gelbmann Electronic Discovery Survey. For more information, visit www.clearwellsystems.com or read the E-discovery 2.0 blog at: www.clearwellsystems.com/e-discovery-blog.

About Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.
Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc. is the marketing, sales, distribution and customer service arm of Toyota, Lexus and Scion. Established in 1957, TMS markets products and services through a network of more than 1,400 Toyota, Lexus and Scion dealers. Toyota directly employs over 36,000 people in the U.S. and sold more than 2.2 million vehicles in 2008.

For more information about Toyota, visit www.toyota.com, www.lexus.com, www.scion.com or www.toyotanewsroom.com.

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