Ascent eDiscovery Solutions


Comprehensive eDiscovery Solutions and Expert Support


Ascent eDiscovery Solutions provides law firms and corporate legal departments with eDiscovery services and hands-on support needed to handle every aspect of complex multilingual document review projects.

Questel’s Ascent eDiscovery Solutions use enterprise-class legal technology to handle complex, multilingual cases. All services from data processing to production creation are managed by a dedicated team of doeLEGAL, A Questel Company’s, experienced eDiscovery specialists. Questel is focused on actively working with clients to leverage eDiscovery solutions and implement document strategies that: 

  • Minimize the Review Burden

  • Improve Review Efficiency and Accuracy

  • Reduce Litigation Costs

Comprehensive eDiscovery solutions provide innovative technology with expert support

Questel Ascent eDiscovery Solutions specialists handle all project-related administrative tasks like application configuration, populating databases, document translations and setting up end-users. Empowering litigation teams to focus on the case, not the technology, allows them to effectively review documents, develop winning case strategies, and protect their client’s legal interests.

Eliminate the obvious: Processing

Processing the “raw” data associated with an eDiscovery project starts minimizing the review burden and can eliminate most irrelevant documents.  Knowing this, Questel’s Ascent eDiscovery Solutions team works with your in-house team to define, refine, and execute processing strategies that return accurate results.

Questel Legaltech ensures your document processing is done correctly to ensure project success. 

Ascent eDiscovery subject matter experts will:

  • De-NIST and remove non-user system files
  • Extract metadata and text and create images
  • Cull documents using client-specific search terms, date ranges, file types, etc.
  • Remove duplicate documents using client preferences
  • Upload processed documents to Questel’s review environment

Did you know?

The data processing resources used by Questel’s Ascent eDiscovery team recognizes more than 500 file types.  That means Orbit eDiscovery clients can be analyzing and reviewing responsive documents in a fraction of the time required by other processing methods. 

By the way –

On average, over 70% of all costs associated with complex litigation can be attributed to document review. Questel’s Ascent eDiscovery team helps clients decrease the document volume which reduces overall review costs by as much as 91%.

Find what’s hiding: Visual search, Early Case Assessment (ECA) and Active Learning (AL)

Effectively reduce the review burden by focusing on the most relevant, litigation-related content. Ascent eDiscovery Solutions delivers a powerful document review solution that combines a unique “Visual Search,” powerful Early Case Assessment (ECA) functionality, and Active Learning (AL) capabilities to simplify leveraging advanced analytics.

Questel provides support for all ECA operations, including: 

  • Creating, configuring, and populating ECA databases
  • Developing ECA queries, prioritizing of review orders
  • Promoting relevant documents to review databases
  • AL to reduce and prioritize review order  

Identify the relevant: Hosted document review


Questel’s US-based, Tier-3 data center provides a secure, fully-supported review position. Ascent eDiscovery’s document review environment puts search results and relevant documents at the center of attention with a modern intuitive interface. Active Review is part of the Ascent eDiscovery suite of tools. 

  • View 900+ document types in their “native” format
  • OCR and image documents on-the-fly
  • Customizable Coding Forms and Tag Palettes
  • Document relationships and email threads  

Understand how it’s all related: Analytics and reporting

Ascent eDiscovery Solutions‘ advanced analytics are used to identify document relationships and expedite the review process.

Deliver an accurate and efficient analysis of all your hosted eDiscovery projects with included reports:

  • Advanced/complex queries and visual searching
  • Email threading and document timelines
  • Document families, near-duplicates and document comparisons
  • Clustering and categorization

Bring it all together: Creating production

Ascent eDiscovery subject matter experts help reduce your litigation expenses and save you valuable time by creating productions and making sure they are delivered to all appropriate parties.

Our Ascent eDiscovery production services include:

  • Formatting productions according to client specs
  • Creating images and/or image placeholders
  • Pages numbers, bates labels, date stamps, and redactions
  • Generating load files, QC productions sets, and delivery

Multilingual translation and review

Reliable and experienced language services handle organization- wide eDiscovery translations by Morningside, A Questel Company:

  • 8,000+ certified translators, 200+ languages
  • Human Translation and Machine Translation (MT)
  • Legal interpretation and transcription
  • Managed document review of English & multilingual documents
  • Certified translation of foreign language documents
  • Live, real-time legal interpretation and transcription 

Eliminate surprise bills: Predictable pricing

Questel’s Ascent eDiscovery Solutions pricing consists of three simple, transparent, and predictable fees:

  • Processing (if necessary)
  • Hosting (excludes translation & review services)
  • Software licenses 

All other project-related services are included with the hosting fee.

Stay proficient: Included training and support

The Ascent eDiscovery team provides:

  • Basic & advanced training for end users and application admins
  • No-charge technical support during normal business hours
  • Expert eDiscovery specialists manage the legal technology

How Ascent eDiscovery SOLUTIONs Benefit Your Next litigation

Onsite, Private Tier-3 Data Center
with Full DR Protection

Safeguarding your data is our top priority. Questel hosts and manages data in our secure, onsite Tier-3 data center. Clients have 24/7 access to their litigation information from any web-enabled device. Collaborate with all case parties throughout the eDiscovery process.

Complete, Expert eDiscovery Process and Tech Support

Ascent eDiscovery technicians work as an extension of your own in-house legal team to help plan for the eDiscovery lifecycle. Drawing on deep experience, our experts assist your team through the eDiscovery process. Questel handles the processing, you focus on the case.

Comprehensive eDiscovery Services Using Advanced Technology

Ascent eDiscovery is the trusted, comprehensive solution that places the eDiscovery process under one roof. Using best-in-class capabilities including advanced analytics & TAR, and proven experience increases processing accuracy, and reduces costs up to 50%.

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