Hurricane Sandy Shows Both Power And Pitfalls Of E-Signing

Law360, New York (November 15, 2012, 7:40 PM EST) -- Attorneys at Perkins Coie LLP reviewed documents on their BlackBerrys. In New Jersey, a Seward & Kissel LLP associate hopped between a Dunkin' Donuts and the waiting room at his local hospital, looking for Wi-Fi as a financing deadline loomed. Duane Morris LLP attorneys spent the weekend loading documents onto backup servers.

Business in New York ground to a halt earlier this month as Hurricane Sandy knocked out power, Internet and cell service, shutting down the New York Stock Exchange and freezing the financial markets. The...
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