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For example, we serve as national e-discovery counsel for a global pharmaceutical client, advising on integrated information governance, preservation, and discovery. We’re also enterprise e-discovery counsel for a Fortune 50 company, providing integrated information governance and discovery counsel across the enterprise.

We act as discovery counsel for 16 defendants in an antitrust MDL, providing discovery and review counsel services. We’re handling data and integrated discovery related to a cyberattack MDL on behalf of 13 companies facing hundreds of putative class actions related to one of the largest cyberattacks in history.

Additionally, we are discovery counsel for the U.S. Department of Justice Hart-Scott-Rodino Second Requests with services including negotiating discovery and production requirements, conducting custodian interviews and data collection, addressing privilege challenges and performing discovery-related reviews.


Those include Fortune 50 companies, law firms that serve as matter counsel and engage Encompass to provide focused and integrated e-discovery services, and corporations that are part of heavily regulated industries such as automotive, energy, financial, health insurance, healthcare, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, technology, and tobacco.


Our team is made up of veteran litigators, technologists, project managers, analytics professionals, and litigation technology professionals. Partners oversee our dedicated discovery attorneys, project management lawyers, and team leads to ensure streamlined communication and skilled counsel.

We have document review centers in SC, TN, & DC and an extended network with scalable capacity (300-1200-plus seats including in CA, FL, GA, IL, MA, MI, NC, and NY).

Our data analytics team integration enables informed negotiation and advocacy and our analytics and technology professionals team certifications include: Relativity Review Management Specialist, Relativity Certified Administrator, Relativity Infrastructure, Relativity Processing, Relativity, Assisted Review, Relativity Analytics, Brainspace Analyst, Brainspace Specialist, Brainspace Administrator, Cellebrite CMFF, Cellebrite (CCO), Cellebrite (CCPA), Harvester Specialist, Harvester (HCA), FTK (ACE), AXIOM, X1 Social Examiner, Blacklight Examiner, NUIX Specialist, eCAP, CEDS, ACEDS eDEx, QuickBase App Builder, QB App Expert Builder, and Project Management Professional.


We counsel clients on records management and information governance policies, defensible disposal strategies, cyberattack matters (proactive programmatic and incident response), and preservation policies and strategies.

Our integrated approach to information governance and e-discovery and perspectives from the courtroom enable us to bring practical, business-focused perspectives designed to enhance defensibility and improve litigation readiness.


Through the firm’s EnCAP affiliate, Encompass provides data processing and hosting integrated with advanced analytics. We offer customizable processing, culling, ECA, review, and hosting available through multiple platforms, including Nuix and Relativity. We routinely use alternative review workflows including Technology Assisted Review (TAR) and other analytics.

Our fully encrypted hosting infrastructure uses certified hosting and processing environments. We have hundreds of terabytes in active data in processing and hosting environments. Our robust information security program is aligned to stringent standards, and our dedicated technology team provides 24/7 infrastructure monitoring, processing, and data analytics.

Nelson Mullins Encompass advocacy and e-discovery capabilities

  • Advocacy and accountability −  attorneys leading strategy
  • Intelligent review process, advanced analytics, technology, scalability
  • E-discovery counsel experienced in high risk, large scale, time sensitive matters, working in an integrated manner with clients and co-counsel as part of the litigation and transaction team
  • Sound budget management through predictable fee structures
  • Experience − including antitrust, commercial, intellectual property, and product liability litigation, arbitrations, government investigations, subpoena responses, and multilingual reviews (including in French, German, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Russian)

Our team has a proven record of helping clients with volume reductions through analytics-enabled scope negotiations, courtroom advocacy, and tailored workflows.