January 11, 2016

E-Discovery Proportionality? Chief Justice Roberts digs it too.

  As we have written about here and here, proportionality is an important e-discovery concept and is front and center in recent amendments to the Federal […]
December 14, 2015

E-Discovery Proportionality for the Busy Lawyer [Infographic]

  In a rush, but dying to learn more about e-discovery proportionality?   Well, then do we have something for you! Below is an infographic outlining […]
December 10, 2015

Are Custom Database Queries Required for Discovery in Litigation?

  Under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 34, litigants responding to document requests in discovery are not generally required to create new documents. However, as explained […]
November 30, 2015

The Big Day is Here: FRCP E-Discovery Amendments Go Live

Well, the day is finally here. Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure addressing e-discovery (among other things) are effective December 1, 2015.   If […]
November 11, 2015

Lawyers, Are You Forgetting Something In Your Document Requests?

    Attorneys–how often do you run document requests by litigation support before sending them out? Probably not often, but you might want to consider it […]
August 7, 2015

Is Your Litigation Opponent Entitled to Know the Identity of Your E-Discovery Consultant?

  If you consult an expert to discuss e-discovery issues arising in litigation or hire a computer forensics consultant to help address technical issues, but they […]
July 20, 2015

Why Clients Shouldn’t “Self-Select” Documents for E-Discovery

  A recent opinion in a case against Ford Motor Company over unintentional vehicle acceleration demonstrates why it is often inadvisable to let data custodians collect their […]
June 5, 2015

What You Need to Know About the FRCP E-Discovery Amendments

As referenced in prior posts, amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure addressing e-discovery and electronically stored information (ESI) are closer to adoption. On April 29, […]
May 11, 2015

E-Discovery Proportionality Explained

“Proportionality” is a popular e-discovery buzzword and a concept referenced in federal and state rules of civil procedure. Discovery in litigation should be proportional to the case […]