Attorney’s Failure to Understand How Email Works Results in Sanctions


In the majority of situations when there is a preservation and production failure, it seems to typically be the fault of the Defendant. In this unique situation, the Plaintiff was the party who under produced due to their Counsel’s lack of knowledge of their email policies and practices.


GFI Acquisition, LLC v. American Federated Title Corporation. 2010 WL 1418861 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. April 7, 2010)

This Insight Bulletin (PDF) will summarize the case and resulting sanctions and provide practical advice for how your organization may prevent a similar situation.

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