Closing The Loop

Michael Simon

Michael Simon is an attorney and consultant with over 15 years of experience in the eDiscovery industry. Principal at Seventh Samurai and Adjunct Professor at Michigan State University College of Law, he regularly writes and presents on pressing eDiscovery issues. He can be reached at

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Getting It Right the Second Time? Judge Reverses Harleysville Insurance

If you’re a frequent reader of the blog, or just a follower of eDiscovery case law, you’ve probably heard about Harleysville Insurance Company v. Holding Funeral Home. (We’ve written about it here and here and ... Michael Simon   |     26 Oct 2017

Blair and Maron (Still) Must Die!

This is part two of Michael Simon's piece on why Blair and Maron's dated study needs to stop exerting so much influence in the eDiscovery industry. Part one can be read here.  Computer systems have gotten much ... Michael Simon   |     29 Jun 2017

Blair and Maron Must Die!

For years now the eDiscovery industry has told attorneys that they don’t know how to do eDiscovery without us.  We have told attorneys that using keywords and phrases to find important or even relevant document... Michael Simon   |     28 Jun 2017

eDiscovery is a Frankenstein of our own making

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