Services & Solutions

Production & Trial Support

E-Discovery

BlackStone has extensive experience anchoring the final stages of the discovery matter. Our team has developed a multitude of techniques to proactively prepare documents in advance of a quickly approaching production deadline. Utilizing proven techniques and proprietary production QC software there is no production request we cannot handle. With the ability to customize production sets for any review database or native review request. Comparable to document productions trial support can provide persistent challenges involving truncated timelines and unique requests. For 12 years BlackStone has been delivering clutch performances for our clients at a moment’s notice.

BlackStone Puma QCTM

Like the Puma BlackStone’s propriety QC software is endlessly adaptable and skillful. Built from the ground up, we have developed an automated platform that parses through a document production load file to ensure quality and confirm production specifications. PumaTM effectively eliminates a labor intensive and time consuming task while bring more security to load file integrity.

  • The tool can be deployed to any review platform’s load file and provide feedback to potential errors and inconsistencies.
  • Document production specifications are saved per each matter to ensure each production is throughout the case lifecycle is consistent and accurate.
  • Verifies all load file types: DAT, OPT, DII, LFP, CSV, EDRM.XML, etc...
  • Verifies TIFF, txt, and native file counts to ensure no material is missing.

Proactive Document Production Preparation

Our expert production services team can convert tens of thousands of native files to tiff images with various designations per hour. We support all production needs with a flexible solution to fit any third-party application requirement. Specializing in high volume, complex, and opposing counsel productions of all standard formats including:

  • The tool can be deployed to any review platform’s load file and provide feedback to potential errors and inconsistencies.
  • DAT, OPT, LFP, DII, EDRM.XML, TXT, CSV, etc...
  • Single Page & Multi-Page Tiff
  • Multi-Page PDF
  • Native Productions with any Associated Load Files (Concordance, Summation, Ring Tail, Introspect and Others).

Scalable Trial Support Team

BlackStone maintains a considerable staff of experienced production staff members to handle the unique challenges that arise during trial. All staff members understand the urgency surround trial requests and have continued to deliver quality services without wavering under pressure.

  • After hours print, copy, and scan support.
  • Urgent document pickup and deliveries at trial location
  • Prompt communication and quick project turnaround times

Discovery Log

The most important part of the discovery process is winning a case. We assure there will be no surprises when deliverables are handed down. BlackStone provides a process that allows clients to keep track of when, where and to whom evidence has been delivered. Each production comes with a Discovery Log that tracks the native file name, control ID, and corresponding Bates range.    

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K&L Gates

"Cost is never an issue when dealing with BlackStone, they are always focused on the smartest way to solve a problem..."

Partner, K&L Gates
Morgan Lewis

"The Blackstone team has been an invaluable extension of our litigation teams for many years. [The BlackStone Team] always take a personal interest in our work and deliver a quality product within the confines of our demanding deadlines. The Blackstone team has assisted us with document collections, discovery matters and trial preparation.  Blackstone is an excellent eDiscovery partner for us."

Stephen Gillen, Morgan Lewis
Todd Roberts, Ropers Majeski Kohn & Bentley

"As a longtime client, I rely on BlackStone Discovery for their comprehensive eDiscovery support services. BlackStone has the technical understanding and experienced project management to support our diverse needs. Whether it's forensic collection, early case assessment, ESI processing, hosting, or general litigation support I would highly recommend the BlackStone Discovery team."

Todd Roberts, Ropers Majeski Kohn & Bentley
Neda Shakoori, McManis Faulkner

"I have always been impressed with Blackstone's response times and the care they take to address my ediscovery issues in the most practical and efficient way possible. I have recommended colleagues to Blackstone and have received positive feedback relative to the work Blackstone has performed."

Neda Shakoori, McManis Faulkner
DLA Piper

"The BlackStone team took the time to fully understand our requirements for discovery and was able to come up with a custom solution to our needs. They have been nothing but professional and provided us with the some of the most powerful tools in the industry to get our data culling, tagging, filtering, and conversions done quickly and efficiently"

Senior Attorney, DLA Piper
Perkins Coie LLP

"I rely upon Blackstone because they are always ready to provide prompt, thorough, and cost efficient support. They also have the knowledge and experience to advise even our largest clients how to best tackle the clients' discovery issues."

Daniel Shvodian, Perkins Coie LLP
Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP

"I've used BlackStone for years now and have nothing but the best results. From the collections to the production, the professionals at BlackStone knew exactly what they were doing and kept us in the loop throughout every phase of the project. Knowing that you are putting yourself in the hands of such professionals puts a huge weight of my shoulders and lets me focus on other parts of my business."