The amount of data available in litigation has grown dramatically in the past decade, in both scope and volume. This explosion of data has affected litigation, production, and all parties involved in disputes. New tools–including Hadoop, Spark, Databricks, and high-performance computing—can be used to harness the power of big data in litigation matters. What would have been unworkable just a few years ago today is now readily achievable. In “Harnessing the Power of Big Data in Litigation,” Partners Jorge Gallardo-García, Benjamin Scher, and David Barth explore how those tools change the approach to analyzing data for litigation.
The article has also been republished in AIRA Journal.