Tuesday, September 21, 2004

Kroll Ontrack named top electronic evidence discovery vendor for third consecutive year

American Lawyer Magazine’s ninth annual survey reveals that 50 percent of respondents use Kroll Ontrack

MINNEAPOLIS – September 21, 2004 – Kroll Ontrack Inc. today announced that it has taken top honors in the "electronic evidence discovery vendor" category for the third consecutive year in the Ninth Annual AmLaw Tech Survey. The survey, appearing in the September 2004 issue of AmLaw Tech, a quarterly supplement to American Lawyer, marks the third time that an "electronic evidence discovery vendor" question has been included in the survey. Each time the question has been asked, Kroll Ontrack has been selected as the top choice by respondents.

"As the AmLaw Tech Survey indicates, more law firms are becoming highly selective in assessing the needs of their cases and choosing the best electronic discovery expert to address and manage those concerns," said Kristin Nimsger, Senior Director of the Legal Technologies Product Line for Kroll Ontrack. "We are honored to again be recognized as the top provider of quality e-discovery and computer forensics services by new and repeat clients who have trusted their most important projects to Kroll Ontrack over the past year."

More than 130 law firms responded to the question, "What electronic evidence discovery vendors has the firm used in the past year?" Multiple answers were allowed. One-half of all of respondents indicated they used Kroll Ontrack’s services in the past year, marking an increase of 19 percent from the previous year’s survey, in which Kroll Ontrack also received top honors.

To purchase the 2004 AmLaw Tech Survey, please contact AmLaw Customer Service at 212-545-5990 or customersvc@amlaw.com.

About Kroll Ontrack Inc.

Kroll Ontrack Inc. (www.krollontrack.com) provides electronic and paper-based discovery, computer forensics, and data recovery solutions to help individuals, companies, law firms, and federal agencies quickly and cost-effectively recover electronic information. Kroll Ontrack is the technology services subsidiary of Kroll Inc., the world’s leading risk consulting company. Kroll is an operating unit of Marsh Inc., the risk and insurance services subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.


Tommy Sangchompuphen, Esq.
Staff Attorney, Education Programs
Kroll Ontrack Inc.
9023 Columbine Road
Eden Prairie, MN 55347(952) 906-4846

Media Contact:

Ben Blomberg, 952-516-3617, Ben.Blomberg@krolldiscovery.com