The Social Engineering Cyber Exposure
The Benefits of Teaming Up With eDiscovery Co-Counsel
CorpCast Episode 5: The eDiscovery Big Picture
The Ever-Expanding Scope of Social Media Discovery
Wearable Technology: A Perfect Fit For Litigation
Special Report: The Hot-ish Swag at LegalTech New York 2015
Proposed FRCP Changes: Effect on eDiscovery, RIM & IG (CLE)
IP | Trend: Data in the Cloud is the Next Big Storm?
Data Privacy: The Next Frontier of Corporate Compliance
Two Tips for Inventors Filing Patent Applications
BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)... *Liability and Data Breach Sold Separately
Ralph Ferrara Discusses Private Securities Litigation at PLI
Safeguards against Data Security Breaches (Part Two)
LPOs Stealing Deal Work from Law Firms
Three Key Data Retention Questions
Top 3 Concerns in Data Security
Social Media as Evidence: Challenges & Considerations
Cybersecurity and Data Privacy: Big Data and the Law
Manage your electronic data before facing litigation. Melissa Darigan, Litigation Attorney
5 Things to Consider When You Are Served with a Lawsuit
With August comes languid heatwaves, leisurely days outdoors and (for many) the looming dread of heading back to school. For students everywhere – and perhaps especially law students – the start of a new semester brings new...more
Exterro’s inFusion `15 user conference kicked off with a fascinating keynote on the differences between e-discovery laws in the U.S. and Europe. What made the discussion so interesting was that it featured two judges with a...more
Judge Richard J. Walsh began his opinion in Largent v. Reed with the following question: “What if the people in your life want to use your Facebook posts against you in a civil lawsuit?” With the explosive growth of social...more
Look around the playing fields where children practice soccer or baseball, and you will see many parents checking their phones. However, opening Facebook Messenger may lead to more than an invite to this weekend’s...more
In In re B&M Kingstone, LLC v. Mega International Commercial Bank Co., Ltd.,1 the New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Department, held that the “separate entity rule” does not insulate a non-US bank’s New York...more
NuVasive, Inc. v. Madsen Med., Inc., 2015 WL 4479147 (S.D. Cal. July 22, 2015).
In this conspiracy theory case, the defendants filed a motion for sanctions against the plaintiff, alleging that the plaintiff engaged in...more
Newark Unified Sch. Dist. v. Superior Court , 2015 WL 4594095 (Cal. Ct. App. July 31, 2015).
In this inadvertent document release case, the plaintiff sought injunctive relief against the defendant, requiring the return...more
Nykoriak v. City of Hamtramck, 2015 WL 4600234 (E.D. Mich. July 29, 2015).
In this civil rights case, the defendants filed a motion to compel production of documents from the plaintiff. The defendants alleged that, while...more
Kan-Di-Ki, LLC v. Suer, 2015 WL 4503210 (Del. Ch. July 22, 2015).
In this breach of contract case, the plaintiff alleged that the defendant engaged in suppression and spoliation of evidence when the defendant deleted...more
Stinson v. City of New York, 2015 WL 4610422 (S.D.N.Y. July 23, 2015).
In this production dispute, the plaintiffs sought to compel the production of ESI kept by the defendants that would show an increase in legally...more
The inadvertent disclosure of privileged material may haunt a company for years, particularly in today’s era of pattern litigation and increased collaboration within the plaintiffs’ bar. Fortunately, in matters pending in...more
Although the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region is generally light on rules governing e-discovery, it transforms into a heavyweight contender when U.S. litigants must collect and review data there. With an accelerated rate of...more
Five years ago, a group of judges and legal professionals comprising the Federal Civil Rules Advisory Committee met at Duke University to begin the discussion of potential e-discovery rule changes to the Federal Rules of...more
Electronic Health Records (EHR) were generally promised to decrease costs and improve health-care outcomes. Setting aside whether those promises were well founded, EHR have posed new challenges for litigators. What makes...more
Medical Informatics Engineering, Inc., an electronic medical record service provider, recently disclosed a data breach affecting approximately 4 million individuals. Within days of the disclosure, Medical Informatics was hit...more
What do dinosaurs and data have in common? While it may seem like a strange comparison, excavating a fossilized Tyrannosaurus Rex may not be all that different from finding the most relevant information in terabytes of data....more
Last week, renowned film and television actor James Woods brought a defamation claim against an anonymous Twitter user who tweets from the handle “Abe List,” alleging that Abe List falsely accused Woods of being a cocaine...more
It was not terribly long ago that electronically stored information (ESI) collection and subsequent review looked a lot like this: gather up printed emails, scan them into the system with optical character recognition (OCR)...more
In this complimentary CLE webcast*, three e-discovery thought leaders, including one chief district judge and one Fortune 500 legal director will review the key e-discovery cases and trends from e-discovery case law in 2015...more
Whether or not you’re a New England Patriots fan, the news about “Deflategate” seemed to be everywhere, along with opinions regarding the severity (or lack thereof) of the punishment. ...more
The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure state that "[p]arties may obtain discovery regarding any nonprivileged matter that is relevant to any party's claim or defense." Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(b)(1) (emphasis added). In electronic...more
Last week I had the pleasure of speaking at an Association of Corporate Counsel event in New York. The day-long CLE was dedicated to helping U.S. in-house counsel address international and cross-border litigation issues....more
Across New England, armchair attorneys and quarterbacks alike are talking spoliation, discovery, and cell phones.
With National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell’s announcement of his decision on New England...more
The end of June marks the halfway point for the year and is often a time for reflection on key events of the year. In e-discovery this usually translates to a review of cases that matter – those which reveal new or growing...more
Charvat v. Valente, 2015 WL 4037776 (N.D. Ill. July 1, 2015) -
In this employment case, the plaintiffs alleged that the defendant corporation had engaged in spoliation when it deleted certain files from its employees’...more
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