You can tell a lot about files on a computer before you even open them. That’s the premise that makes data reduction possible prior to discovery review—in a stage commonly referred to as early data assessment.
As summarized by Inside Counsel,
“The idea behind EDA is to determine the types of data to be … Read More ›
Are you directing your eDiscovery collections with maximum efficiency?
Data collection can be the most complex and technically rigorous of all eDiscovery phases. It involves the extraction of potentially relevant electronically stored information (ESI) from its native source into a separate, secure repository for review.
The collection process should be comprehensive without being over-inclusive. It should preserve the integrity … Read More ›
After the review and production phases of discovery are complete, a lot of people must collaboratively work with produced evidence to prepare a strong case. Keeping them coordinated is often a challenge, particularly when you’re working with expert witnesses and counsel outside of your own firm.
Thankfully, plenty of technology and workflows exist to … Read More ›
Rule 26(f) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure requires that parties meet early in a litigation to negotiate an eDiscovery plan that will reduce costs and burdens for each side. In 2009, the Sedona Conference issued its own proclamation encouraging such cooperation.
Still, many lawyers enter eDiscovery without a detailed understanding of their client’s ESI or … Read More ›