A Solution To Complex Problems In 30(b)(6) Depositions

Law360, New York (July 18, 2012, 1:49 PM EDT) -- “Corporate designee” depositions can be one of the most potent discovery tools available to a party in a lawsuit. For corporate parties, for the same reasons, such depositions can be fraught with peril. Although there is ample authority suggesting that these depositions are unavoidable and inevitable in any litigation, corporate defense attorneys should not take such conclusions for granted.

Despite their utility, Rule 30(b)(6) depositions present a number of challenging issues. These issues include concerns as to whom and how many people to designate as the...
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