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Planet Data Selected by LeClairRyan for Major Bankruptcy Case

ELMSFORD, NY – December 7, 2010 – Planet Data, a global innovator in the creation and development of defensible legal technologies, services and solutions, announced today that LeClairRyan, a national law firm, has selected Planet Data as provider of discovery and records management services for the Land America Financial Group (LFG) Bankruptcy Trust.

The LFG Trust sought a discovery management partner that could provide efficient, scalable solutions for searching, processing, and hosting the vast amounts of electronically stored information held by the former financial services giant. Planet Data’s combination of industry expertise, advanced data searching and filtering technologies, and cost-controlled processes met this requirement. In particular, Planet Data’s hosted, early cost assessment platform, Exego™, provides LeClairRyan and the LFG Trust with a powerful , web-based solution uniquely suited to managing the costs and complex requirements of data and discovery management in the bankruptcy and financial restructuring market.

Planet Data Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, David Cochran states “LeClairRyan has been a valued partner for several years. We are proud that they selected us for this important client.” Said Bill Belt, shareholder and team leader for LeClairRyan’s Discovery Solutions Practice, “Providing practical, defensible discovery solutions and lowering costs is a top priority for our clients. Planet Data has been a trusted partner of LeClairRyan for several years and understands this requirement better than anyone. We are excited to be working with the Planet Data team on this engagement.”


About Planet Data - Founded in 2001, Planet Data is a global leader in Early Case Assessment and Discovery Management solutions and services for law firms, corporations and government agencies. Planet Data is SAS 70 Type II and US Safe Harbor certified, and operates state-of-the-art data processing and hosting centers. Planet Data delivers flexible, high-quality, cost-effective eDiscovery services, high-level consulting, technical support and project management. Planet Data has substantial experience involving multi-lingual and unstructured data including Unicode. Planet Data is headquartered in Elmsford, NY, with offices in Boston, Charlotte, Cleveland, Denver, Paterson NJ, Pittsburgh and Washington DC.

About LeClairRyan - LeClairRyan was founded in 1988 by Gary LeClair and Dennis Ryan. A business-minded law firm, LeClairRyan specializes in developing legal solutions to its clients' business challenges. The firm provides business counsel and client representation in corporate law and high-stakes litigation. With offices in California, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Washington, D.C., the firm has approximately 300 attorneys representing a wide variety of clients throughout the nation. For more information about LeClairRyan, visit