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Platinum Legal Group Chooses Clearwell To Deliver Best-In-Class E-Discovery Solution

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.—July 29, 2008Clearwell Systems, Inc., a leader in Intelligent E-Discovery, today announced a partnership with Platinum Legal Group, Inc., a leading litigation support solution provider in Canada, to provide best-in-class e-discovery solutions to its law firm, government and enterprise clients using the Clearwell E-Discovery Platform®. Clearwell’s integrated processing, analysis, and review capabilities have been proven to accelerate early case analysis, intelligently cull-down data by 80-90 percent, and increase reviewer productivity.

“Platinum Legal Group’s e-discovery and project management expertise combined with the unique capabilities of the Clearwell E-Discovery Platform offer a very compelling e-discovery solution,” said Kelly Inglese, senior director of litigation support services at McCarthy Tétrault. “Clearwell’s advanced capabilities such as auto-filters, discussion threads and file analysis make it easy to understand case facts in context, rapidly eliminate irrelevant data and save significant review time.”

“After carefully evaluating several e-discovery software solutions, we chose the Clearwell E-Discovery Platform because it is the first product that allows for the intelligent and interactive analysis of electronic data,” said William Platt, managing partner with Platinum Legal Group, Inc. “With Clearwell, the legal team and client now have a unique capability to interact with case data much earlier in the process, deriving important evidence to develop case strategies based on facts.”

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 analysis. Clearwell’s advanced searching, filtering, and people analysis capabilities enable enterprises and law firms to quickly eliminate irrelevant documents and false positives, safeguard privileged information, lower processing costs and reduce review workload. Clearwell’s case management and reporting capabilities monitor progress in real-time, providing greater control of the e-discovery process. Further, Clearwell seamlessly integrates with litigation support databases via EDRM-compliant XML load file.

“Our clients are demanding solutions that help them better manage their growing e-discovery needs,” said Ronnie Banerjea, partner with Platinum Legal Group, Inc. “We have no doubt that Clearwell will deliver significant benefits to our clients by enabling them to streamline the most expensive and risky steps of e-discovery: processing, analysis and review.”

About Platinum Legal

Platinum Legal Group Inc. is a leading provider of high quality, innovative and cost-effective information solutions in Canada. PLG was formed in July 2001 in response to industry demands of an experienced litigation support service provider that could effectively deliver results. PLG continues to grow with offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and Halifax. For more information, visit

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 and review of all electronically stored information, Clearwell enables enterprises to accelerate early case assessments, lower processing costs, reduce review workload, and gain control of e-discovery. Clearwell was ranked a “Top 5” e-discovery software vendor for corporations in the 2007 Socha-Gelbmann Electronic Discovery Survey. For more information, visit or read the E-discovery 2.0 blog at: