Zack Needles and Karen Sloan, ALM: Morgan Lewis eData Head Tess Blair Talks Project Management, Outsourcing and Why AI Isn’t Sci-Fi

Extract from Zack Needles and Karen Sloan’s article “Morgan Lewis eData Head Tess Blair Talks Project Management, Outsourcing and Why AI Isn’t Sci-Fi”

This week’s episode features a conversation with Tess Blair, the founder and leader of Morgan Lewis’ eData practice. As law firm leaders across the country increasingly wrestle with whether to outsource certain functions, Blair discusses how firms should approach e-discovery services.

She also talks about what it takes to deal with massive amounts of data in an efficient and cost-effective way for clients, the advantages of having practicing lawyers involved in that process and why artificial intelligence will actually make attorneys more valuable.

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