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The eDiscovery Secret You Want to Know

The eDiscovery Secret You Want to Know

I am still surprised at the number of lawyers who are trying to decide by themselves what information should be preserved and collected for a matter.  I’m more surprised at the number that still aren’t thinking about it at all, […]
Want Better Information from Regulatory Agencies?  Make Better Requests.  Here’s How.

Want Better Information from Regulatory Agencies? Make Better Requests. Here’s How.

Many cases involve information from regulatory agencies.  Whether you are trying to find out what was disclosed to NHTSA, the FDA, or what kind of file the SEC or the NSA have on a person or an investigation –you need […]
You Need a New Plan

You Need a New Plan

Let’s face it.  Lawyers can’t continue to conduct discovery the same way that we always have. Have you drafted or received this RFP lately?  “Produce all communications and correspondence between any employee, contractor or other person at ABC corporation to […]
Five Questions to Ask Your Law Firm on eDiscovery: #5 Metrics

Five Questions to Ask Your Law Firm on eDiscovery: #5 Metrics

For the last few weeks, we’ve been delving into the detail of 5 Questions to Ask Your Law Firm About eDiscovery. We’ve talked about who’s handling your eDiscovery strategy, technology concerns, process (please, please have one), and keeping an ongoing […]
Five Questions to Ask Your Law Firm about eDiscovery:  #4 Discovery Report

Five Questions to Ask Your Law Firm about eDiscovery: #4 Discovery Report

We’re answering our 5 Questions to Ask Your Law Firm About eDiscovery — If you’ve missed our previous posts, check the links at the bottom of this email. This week we’re exploring the questions: Does Your Firm Provide a Discovery […]
Five Questions to Ask Your Law Firm About eDiscovery: #3 Technology

Five Questions to Ask Your Law Firm About eDiscovery: #3 Technology

Our last few blog posts have been dedicated to answering the top about how they handle your eDiscovery.  This week is a biggie, because technology and handling the data can represent hundreds of thousands of dollars. Before we dive in […]
Five Questions to Ask Your Law Firm about eDiscovery: #2 Process

Five Questions to Ask Your Law Firm about eDiscovery: #2 Process

We are delving into each of the five questions each week.  In case you missed the first two posts, here’s your chance to read them.  In week one, we laid out the  to ask your law firm and why. In […]
Five Questions to Ask Your Firm about eDiscovery:  #1 Who’s in Charge

Five Questions to Ask Your Firm about eDiscovery: #1 Who’s in Charge

In , we listed the .  For the next few weeks, we’ll break down each question into the variables to consider for each.  Then we’ll wrap it all up with a complete checklist that you can download and use with […]
Five Questions to Ask Your Law Firm About eDiscovery

Five Questions to Ask Your Law Firm About eDiscovery

I regularly ask GC’s how they handle their electronic discovery. The answer is almost universally the same — they “assume that their law firm is on top of it.” But are they?  Do you really know what your firm is […]
Three Surefire Ways to Get Your ESI Faster

Three Surefire Ways to Get Your ESI Faster

In one of my cases right now, it’s taken the opposing party MORE THAN A YEAR to provide all responsive documents. Yep, you read that right.  One year. And here’s why — because the first meet and confer on ESI issues didn’t […]