In this Law360 Expert Analysis articleChristine Payne and Michelle Six of Kirkland & Ellis LLP propose a new framework for using technology-assisted review ("TAR") in the context of civil litigation.  The article details the inconsistent standards applied to TAR versus attorney review, as well as the need to recognize that the benefits of TAR can be eviscerated by lengthy negotiations and overbearing protocols.  The authors propose a technique to reduce cost and contention, addressing legitimate concerns about the accuracy of large-scale responsiveness reviews while also mitigating unhelpful and expensive arguments over process. 

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Christine Payne is a partner at Redgrave LLP and a nationally-recognized advocate specializing in eDiscovery and litigation strategy.  She can be reached at  The views expressed in this article are hers and not necessarily those of the Firm or its clients.