19 October 2006


Top American law firms rank company as their preferred electronic discovery services provider

Minneapolis – October 5, 2006 – Kroll Ontrack, a provider of data recovery, electronic discovery and computer forensics services, today announced that it was recognized as the most used electronic discovery provider in Law Firm Inc.’s 11th Annual AmLaw Tech Survey. The survey reveals trends in technology use as well as products and services that are most popular among the country’s largest law firms. Since the survey began asking firms to name their preferred electronic discovery vendor five years ago, Kroll Ontrack has won this honor.

“This award is a testament to our commitment to providing solutions and services that help attorneys manage the process associated with locating, recovering, analyzing and producing relevant information for legal matters,” said Kristin Nimsger, vice president of Legal Technologies at Kroll Ontrack. “Our industry leadership and proven ability to assist attorneys in achieving their objectives are why the country’s top law firms continue to select Kroll Ontrack as their preferred discovery expert.\"

Of the 118 firms surveyed in the e-discovery category, 77 or 65 percent of the respondents identified Kroll Ontrack as their electronic discovery provider of choice. This is an increase from last year; Kroll Ontrack rose from 60 percent in 2005, 50 percent in 2004 and 31 percent in 2003. Moreover, 34 percent of responding firms preferred Kroll Ontrack to the second place vendor.

Issued as part of the September/October issue, The AmLaw Tech Survey is available to subscribers of Law Firm Inc. Polling the largest 200 law firms in America since 1995, The AmLaw Tech Survey aims to reveal the latest legal trends.

About Kroll Ontrack Inc.
Kroll Ontrack Inc. (www.krollontrack.com) provides large scale electronic and paper-based discovery, computer forensics, and data recovery solutions to help companies, law firms, and government agencies quickly and cost-effectively review, manage and produce relevant evidence. Kroll Ontrack has been recognized as the most used electronic discovery provider by AmLaw Tech (2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 & 2006), Law Office Computing (2004 & 2005), Legal Assistant Today (2005) and received Law Technology News’ “Electronic Discovery System of the Year” award in 2004 for ElectronicDataViewer™, its proprietary online document review tool. Kroll Ontrack, based in Eden Prairie, Minn., is a wholly owned subsidiary of Kroll Inc., the world's leading risk consulting company.

About the AmLaw Tech Survey
The American Lawyer surveyed AmLaw 200 firms to find out about technology trends and which products and services the firms were using. The survey received responses from at least 125 firms.