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Manage your electronic data before facing litigation. Melissa Darigan, Litigation Attorney
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The Federal Communications Commission’s (“FCC”) net neutrality proceeding culminated this month with the release of an Order reclassifying broadband Internet access service as a common carrier Telecommunications Service...more
So your client has been involved in motor vehicle collision. Now what? Whether representing a plaintiff or a defendant in a crash, preserving all potentially relevant evidence is an obvious first concern. What may not be so...more
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Rio Tinto PLC v. Vale S.A., 2015 WL 872294 (S.D.N.Y. Mar. 2, 2015).
In this fraud case, the parties stipulated that they would use predictive coding during the discovery process. Judge Peck issued this opinion due to...more
Bagwe v. Sedgwick Claims Mgmt. Servs., Inc., 2015 WL 351244 (N.D. Ill. Jan. 27, 2015).
In this employment discrimination case, the court granted the defendants’ motion for summary judgment. The defendants then filed...more
Hillary Clinton is currently under fire for the use of a personal email account while United States Secretary of State. Mrs. Clinton apparently exclusively (or nearly exclusively) used her personal email account while...more
United Corporation v. Tutu Park Ltd., Inc., 2015 WL 457853 (V.I. Super. Jan. 28, 2015).
In this breach of contract case, the plaintiff asked the court to impose sanctions on Kmart, a non-party to the suit, and to hold...more
Data security breaches have become unfortunately prevalent amongst higher education institutions. In fact, colleges and universities suffer data breaches at a rate of just over one per week.(1) The Privacy Rights...more
Unlike the absolute attorney-client privilege, the work product doctrine offers two possible levels of protection. Lawyers' (and other client representatives') opinions deserve absolute or nearly absolute protection in most...more
Comprehensive Addiction Treatment Ctr. v. Leslea, 2015 WL 638198 (D. Co. Feb. 13, 2015).
In this private civil rights enforcement case, the court dismissed the case, ruling that the defendants had qualified immunity. The...more
On March 11, 2015 the Italian Data Protection Authority (Garante per la protezione dei dati personali, the “Italian DPA“) initiated a public consultation on the draft Code of Conduct concerning the processing of personal data...more
A federal district court in New York has held that the attorney-client and work-product privileges apply to coverage memoranda sought by an insured from AIG Specialty Insurance in an ongoing coverage and bad faith litigation...more
Parsi v. Daioleslam, 2015 WL 525146 (D.C. Cir. Feb. 10, 2015).
In this appeal from a defamation case, the plaintiff sought the reversal of sanctions imposed by the district court. At trial, the plaintiff sought damages...more
You want to protect the identity of your business’ owners, but your opponent issued discovery requesting a copy of your organizational chart and/or information on the identities of your LLC members or LP partners. You are...more
In his March 2, 2015 order issued in Rio Tinto PLC v. Vale S.A., et al., No. 14-Civ-3042 (S.D.N.Y.), Magistrate Judge Andrew Peck brought the world of predictive coding back to the future. ...more
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A significant difference between the French and U.S. and UK legal systems is in the understanding of legal privilege: it does not exist for in-house counsel in France....more
Magistrate Judge Andrew J. Peck’s recent decision in Rio Tinto PLC v. Vale S.A., S.D.N.Y., No. 14 Civ. 3042 (RMB)(AJP) (March 2, 2015), recognizes disclosure of non-responsive documents is not a per se requirement in cases...more
We observed previously that “reasonably calculated” does not define scope of discovery, and it never has. Rather, discovery is limited, by the plain terms of F. R. Civ. P. 26, to “nonprivileged matter that is relevant to any...more
In the three years since the watershed decision in Da Silva Moore v. Publicis Groupe, technology-assisted review (TAR) has transformed from being a merely “acceptable way to search for relevant” ESI into “black letter law...more
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It has been three years since Magistrate Judge Andrew Peck issued his February 2012 decision in Da Silva Moore v. Publicis Groupe & MSL Group, 287 F.R.D. 182 (S.D.N.Y. 2012), judicially accepting for the first time the use of...more
Effective information governance is about taking information — your most important business asset — and looking at ways to better leverage it in a manner that streamlines the business processes, and reduces costs and risk....more
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