To Move Or Not To Move: Compel Vs. Protective Order
November 17, 2011, 2:24 PM EST
Law360, New York (November 17, 2011, 2:24 PM EST) -- As counsel for a Fortune 500 company, you are faced with a decision as a part of a major litigation in federal court. Your corporate designee was deposed under Rule 30(b)(6) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and, thanks to your tireless preparation, your client escaped relatively unharmed.
Shortly thereafter, the plaintiff again notes the deposition of your corporate designee for topics that were already explored in the prior deposition. You are aware that, according to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(b), the plaintiff only...