An Electronic Discovery Wake-Up Call

Law360, New York (May 5, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York is the latest district court to issue a cautionary and informative note concerning electronic discovery practice.

Specifically, in the case of William A. Gross Constr. Assocs. Inc. v. Am. Mfrs. Mut. Ins. Co., 2009 WL 724954 (S.D.N.Y. Mar. 19, 2009), Magistrate Judge Andrew Peck chastised counsel who improperly executed an electronic discovery search as a result of their lack of full disclosure and failure to collaborate on the search protocol.

In the opinion, Magistrate Judge...
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