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eDiscovery Planning: Winning the Rule 26(f) Meet-and-Confer

eDiscovery Planning: Winning the Rule 26(f) Meet-and-Confer 2500 1668 Tricia Boguslawski

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 a…

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Litigator’s Brief: Top 15 eDiscovery Terms Every Litigator Should Know

Litigator’s Brief: Top 15 eDiscovery Terms Every Litigator Should Know 150 150 Rakesh Madhava

Prompted by the anniversary of  Zubulake v UBS Warburg – the case that forced the legal world to take eDiscovery seriously and arguably created a new industry – we recently wrote a post outlining The 7 Biggest eDiscovery Events of the Decade for our friends at Clio. It got us thinking about how much has changed in the vocabulary of eDiscovery since…

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Meet and Confer: Pre-trial Strategies and Negotiations That Work

Meet and Confer: Pre-trial Strategies and Negotiations That Work 150 150 Tricia Boguslawski

By now, every lawyer knows that they have an obligation to meet and confer with opposing counsel to discuss eDiscovery at the start of litigation. At Nextpoint, we don’t see the Rule 26f Conference as an obligation, but an opportunity. Next month, Nextpoint will introduce our Client Success Summer Camp, a free, three-part webinar that…

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