July 10, 2017

Attorney-Client Privilege Covers Discovery From In-House Legal Teams

Discovery from in-house corporate litigation support staff is generally protected by the attorney work product doctrine and the attorney-client privilege.
January 23, 2017

A Privilege to Serve? Attorney-Client Privilege, In-House Counsel & Whistleblowing

A conflict is brewing between state and federal courts involving in-house counsel, whistleblowers and the use of attorney-client privileged information.
December 5, 2016

E-Discovery Cooperation- Some Suggested Areas of Agreement

We explain why cooperation is an important e-discovery concept and also provide some real-world suggestions about areas of cooperation.
November 21, 2016

Do I Have to Agree to E-Discovery Search Terms?

E-discovery is a cooperative party-driven process. Agreement on search terms and methods is important, but that does not mean you get everything you want.
September 26, 2016

Document Request Objections and the Rule 34 “Specificity” Requirement

We take a deep look at FRCP 34 and its new rules to document request objections. What does it mean for your document review?
June 20, 2016

Judge: “Come on, Just Use Deduplication.”

A federal court in Connecticut recently considered the age-old e-discovery question of how many custodians is too many?   In this particular case, more than nine […]
May 19, 2016

Metadata. A Menace to Society?

The concept of metadata is often misunderstood by attorneys and courts alike. Used correctly, metadata provides insight about cases.
May 4, 2016

So What’s a “Proportional” Document Request Nowadays?

      As detailed in prior posts (here and here), last year’s amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure emphasize discovery proportionality. Under revisions […]
February 29, 2016

May Attorney Work Product be Used for Business Purposes?

If attorney work product material is used for business purposes does it lose its protected status? Maybe not if it satisfies the “because of” test.   […]
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