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Establishing a Personal Partnership to Manage Multiterabytes of Litigation Data at BakerHostetler With Personal Proximity, Gifts and a 'Marine'

Published: 04 March 2013

ID: G00250124

Analyst(s): Tina Nunno , Andy Rowsell-Jones , Jeffrey Cole


A very large and complicated bankruptcy litigation at BakerHostetler involved maintaining multiterabytes of complex data and chain of custody across multiple lawsuits. CIO Robert Craig discusses how he developed a close, personal partnership with the head legal counsels.

Table Of Contents


  • Introducing IT Into an Immense Litigation
  • Creating a Beachhead by "Sending in a Marine"
  • Mounting a Two-Pronged Attack
    • Moving to Live Inside the Case
    • Bearing Gifts
  • Building Personal Relationships

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