ILTA Article: Confronting the Albatross

Albatross of Physical Records Retention

Weighed down by a backlog of aging paper records?

With the move to remote working, law firms are embracing digital transformation and paperless processes like never before. 

So why is your firm keeping a large stockpile of aging physical records that no one will look at, which cost millions to manage and store, exposing your firm to security, litigation and compliance risks?

If you’re not sure where to start, or are looking for the most efficient way to tackle the problem, check out “Confronting the Albatross: Reducing the Costs and Risks of Physical Records Retention for a Post-Pandemic World” which originally appeared in the Spring 2021 issue of  ILTA’s Peer to Peer magazine. 

In this information governance white paper, Darrell Mervau of FileTrail explores strategies for eliminating the deadweight of physical records that you no longer need — while also introducing processes to ensure that retention and disposition are happening regularly to minimize further accumulation of paper.