E-Discovery

Negotiating Second Request Discovery

A Hart Scott Rodino Second Request can be a major impediment to the completion of an M&A deal, and compliance can be a challenge. It…

Cybersecurity Protocols and ADR

Surveys taken after the massive Panama Papers hack suggested that law firm cybersecurity industry-wide was lagging behind health care and financial services companies. Now it…

Ransom Attack Hits A Case-Management Provider; Client Law Firms Feel The Pinch

One of the nation’s largest case-management firms has been targeted by a ransomware attack. Early in October, it alerted customers regarding what it first characterized as a security breach caused by a…..

Negotiating Second Request Discovery

Few things can incite more urgency for legal and compliance teams than a Hart Scott Rodino Second Request. Notorious for their tight deadlines and high…

In-House Counsel, PR Consultants And The Privilege

Formerly PR, and PR crises in particular, were handled internally and with extensive involvement of the legal department. Today the handling of PR crises is…

Re-Purposing E-Discovery Software To Field DSARs

Among the provisions of the California Consumer Privacy Act will be a requirement for affected companies to respond to a Data Subject Access Request. The…

An Old Judge Kavanaugh Opinion Prevails In A GC Privilege Case

In the Northern District of Illinois, a general counsel’s emails to various in-house parties were ruled privileged when the court declined to apply “the primary…

Gun-Tracing In The U.S Is From Another Century

It’s no accident the U.S. has an archaic system for tracing guns, according to documentary film maker David Freid, whose work on the subject is…

Data And Business Litigation

Data retention is a double-edged sword. Data can be a treasure trove of evidence, notably in matters involving trade secrets and non-compete agreements, but in…

You Have The Right To Confront Your Accuser. What If Your Accuser Is An Algorithm?

In criminal proceedings it’s become increasingly common for software-based technology to be used in garnering or processing evidence, or to calculate a sentence. Defense attorneys…

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