Execs Feeling Weary About E-Discovery: Study

Law360, New York (August 1, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A substantial number of companies say they feel unprepared for e-discovery, and an even greater number of chief executives say that as the pressure to keep track of their electronic documents rises, they are seeing the volume of data growing to unmanageable sizes, according to a survey released on Monday.

About 18 months since several revisions to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure brought more electronic discovery to litigation, 17.5% of more than 500 chief executives said their companies are not ready to handle complex discovery...
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