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Businesses with operations around the world turn to Nelson Mullins to develop defensible e-discovery, litigation readiness, and information governance strategies. 

Building upon Nelson Mullins' years of litigation and discovery counsel experience, Nelson Mullins Encompass is a division of the Firm that combines knowledge of discovery for litigation, proven project management practices and a right-sized approach to technology to suit client needs and deliver results. Headquartered in Columbia, South Carolina, with more than 300 seats of review capacity in dedicated operations centers in Columbia, South Carolina, and in Nashville, Tennessee, Encompass' client service model includes predictable fee structures to help enable sound budget management.

Enterprise E-Discovery Counsel & Discovery and Review Counsel
As enterprise e-discovery and global discovery and review counsel for Fortune 500 companies and companies in heavily regulated industries, Nelson Mullins Encompass helps bring consistency to our clients' approach to discovery and litigation readiness. We help clients develop defensible information governance practices upfront to improve their state of readiness. We also help them develop offensive discovery strategies. As attorneys, our discovery and review counsel services are provided with law firm accountability. 

Client Relationships and Partnering
Notably, about 90% of Nelson Mullins Encompass' current review services are for matters where clients have specifically engaged us to serve as discovery and review counsel in partnership with other firms serving as case counsel.  We implement practices to effectively partner with our clients and their case counsel teams.  We understand how to integrate effectively into overall investigation and litigation workflows, and to bring focus, consistency and repeatability to clients' information governance and discovery and review strategies across the various investigations and litigation matters they may face.

Advocacy and Thought Leadership
Nelson Mullins Encompass attorneys regularly advocate on behalf of clients to help right-size the scope of review to the true needs of the case. We have also taken prominent roles in the ongoing evolution of ESI issues. Nelson Mullins' attorneys are among the leaders of the Defense Research Institute, Lawyers for Civil Justice, and the International Association of Defense Counsel. We are also actively involved in thought leadership groups and associations such as the Sedona Conference, ARMA, and the E-Discovery Committee of the Center for Public Resources.

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