Vendors, Law Firms Clash Over E-Discovery

Law360, New York (January 24, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The dispute between law firm Sullivan & Cromwell LLP and e-discovery firm Electronic Evidence Discovery Inc. may have been settled out of court, but the suit highlights the struggle between attorneys and legal services companies that continues to play out at firms across the country.

As electronic documents become crucial in an ever-growing number of lawsuits, the conflicts between law firms and e-discovery providers have transformed from minor issues to major problems that threaten to completely derail litigation and may spawn litigation of their own....
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