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Targeted Collections

Targeted Collections

Traditional approaches to ediscovery have relied on broad collection, such as copying the entire contents of a mailbox or hard drive, followed by an extensive culling process to identify and extract potentially relevant electronically stored information (ESI). This approach…

Robust Preservation Practices

Robust Preservation Practices

Without rigorous preservation of discoverable data, there can be no ediscovery. What’s more, investing in your approach to data preservation can have a significant impact on not only potential spoliation sanctions, but also on many hidden costs of discovery…

Proportionality & Case Preparation

Proportionality & Case Preparation

A key to driving down the cost of ediscovery is to recognize that most preservation and discovery obligations are subject to negotiation — if you start early enough. Changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure in late 2015 restored proportionality to its original importance…

Why Come to PREX (and why Chicago)?

Why Come to PREX (and why Chicago)?

Over the last few months of travels to visit customers and go to legal conferences, the most asked questions I get are: 1. Why come to PREX, and 2. Why Chicago? "Why Chicago" is easy -- after seven years, we thought it was time to take the show on the road. While...

Creating a Litigation Response Plan

Creating a Litigation Response Plan

Without a clear, strategic litigation readiness and response plan, you run more than the risk of scrambling in a panic to react to a threat. You risk losing evidence in that mad rush, resulting in monetary and evidentiary spoliation sanctions that can cripple…

Taming the Big Data Dragon

Taming the Big Data Dragon

The more data you have, the higher your ediscovery costs. Therefore, the first step to driving down the cost of ediscovery is simply reducing the amount of data you have to manage. Data reduction requires consideration of the entire lifecycle of data, beginning with a plan for…

Notes from Duke Law School’s Annual EDRM Workshop

Notes from Duke Law School’s Annual EDRM Workshop

Notes from Duke Law School’s Annual EDRM Workshop By Brad Harris What’s new in the world of EDRM?Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of participating in the2019 EDRM Workshop at Duke Law as a member of their recently formed Advisory Council.I have a long history...

Forensic examination not relevant to actual issues in dispute

Forensic examination not relevant to actual issues in dispute

Valdes v. Greater Naples Fire Rescue Dist. No. 2:17-cv-417-FtM-29CM (M.D. Fla. Sept. 7, 2018) In this Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) case, the court granted the defendant’s motion to compel in part. It denied any forensic examination of the plaintiff’s devices,...