Reduce Costs in Multilingual Discovery


Providing linear reviews with contract-native reviewers can be costly. In this webinar, we’ll discuss how you can reduce costs by utilizing the analytical ability of these reviewers and training machines to translate the majority of your documents — culling down the content so fewer contract reviewers are needed.

If you liked this content, and want to learn more about enhanced machine translation check out this blog written by Pete Afrasiabi  “Finding the needle in the digital Multilingual haystack

Pete Afrasiabi
, the President of iQwest, has been aggregating technology-assisted business processes into organizations for almost three decades, specifically in the litigation support industry for 18 years. He works on projects involving machine translation (over 100 million documents processed), managed services and ediscovery. Pete has deep knowledge of business processes and project management, and extensive experience working with c-level executives.

Mark Hjerpe is a Partner at Divergent Translations, where he serves as a trusted member of global investigation and ediscovery working groups, providing expertise and guidance on navigating the linguistic and logistic challenges of multilingual review and translation in international matters. Over the past 20 years, Mark has played a pioneering role in the growth of the global language services and technology industry. He has lived and worked in Latin America, Asia and Europe, developing best practices in translation management and streamlining multilingual workflows for global law firms and corporations.

Scott Reents, the Lead Attorney, Data Analytics and E-Discovery at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, focuses on data analytics and ediscovery, advising clients on defensible approaches to the preservation, collection, search and analysis of digital evidence, including the use of advanced technologies such as technology assisted review (TAR). He has represented numerous Fortune 100 companies and major financial institutions in securities litigations, shareholder class actions, bankruptcy-related litigation and other complex commercial disputes in various federal and state courts. Scott is a frequent speaker and writer on data analytics and ediscovery, including ediscovery litigation, TAR and advanced search analytics, the defensibility of ediscovery processes, information governance and ediscovery ethics.

Michael Wise is an Associate in the litigation practice at Paul Hastings, focusing on antitrust and competition issues. He has represented clients seeking merger and acquisition approval under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act and in negotiating and responding to civil investigative demands and subpoenas from the DOJ and FTC, handled complex litigation under the Sherman Act and state unfair competition laws, and counsels clients on compliance issues, including developing compliance policies and assisting with internal audits. In international transactions, Michael has successfully coordinated merger control filings for the European Commission and other foreign regulators. He is familiar with a wide range of technology platforms, document review options and management strategies that can expedite timelines and minimize costs. In 2014, 2015 and 2016, Super Lawyers named Michael a Rising Star in antitrust litigation.


ecorded on 4-27-17