E-Discovery

 
 
  • Deal Lawyers Take Note: Allies In Aborted Acquisition Find Their Diligence Wasn’t Privileged

    A third party, claiming it has been maligned, sued the two partners and said it wanted to see their communications leading up to their decision to back out.

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • Faster, Cheaper, Smarter: The Future of AI in E-Discovery

    AI found its way into the legal process as part of a complex but still circumscribed function: document review in the context of e-discovery. But this technology has now expanded far beyond document review. In this Today’s...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • Houston School District Must Pay $9.2 Million In Copyright Suit

    The Houston Independent School District, the largest in Texas and one of the largest in the U.S., has lost a copyright infringement lawsuit and must pay $9.2 million to a Texas company that produces study guides. A...

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
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  • Employees, Agents And The Attorney/Client Privilege

    Even though attorney-client privilege is the oldest of evidentiary privileges, many privilege issues remain unresolved, particularly as they relate to in-house representation. Recently two state supreme court decisions have provided some clarification. In Texas, the high court...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • E-Discovery Software That Cracked The Biggest Law Firm Leak In History

    It’s been three years since the Panama Papers were released by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ). What was a nightmare for one law firm and scores of wealthy clients who were hiding undeclared assets proved...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Study: 40 percent Of Used Storage Drives Weren’t Wiped

    If you decide to donate used computer equipment to a good cause, or otherwise pass it on, don’t assume the hard drive is going to get wiped even if the recipients tell you it will be. That...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Make the Most of Your Relationship with Outside Counsel

    Earlier this year, the author’s company conducted a survey of professionals at law firms serving corporate clients. It covered a wide range of topics, including client relationship management; project management; and e-discovery services, staffing and technology. The...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • Litigation Holds and the GDPR

    The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) complicates compliance with litigation holds. United States courts expect corporate litigants to properly preserve records and have issued severe sanctions in cases where they aren’t preserved. In the European...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • Best Practices When the Corporate Client is Deposed

    E-discovery has increased both the demand and importance of corporate witness testimony. After culling, application of keywords, technology assistance and responsiveness review, a general rule of thumb would be for the witness preparation team to expect to...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • Spoliation Sanctions Can Dwarf What The Case Is Worth

    A ruling from the Second Circuit Court earlier this year is a cautionary tale about the importance of implementing sound legal hold and production practices even in smaller cases. The value of this case in terms of...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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