Analysis

How To Avoid E-Discovery Challenges Posed By New Tech

Law360, New York (July 17, 2017, 4:12 PM EDT) -- Although recent amendments to federal rules clarified the bounds of discovery, particularly involving electronically stored information, the proliferation of new tools for communication and data gathering and storage presents ample ambiguity about the obligations of attorneys and clients as they jointly navigate this brave new world.

The December 2015 changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure were enacted as part of an effort to streamline the discovery process, particularly by placing renewed emphasis on proportionality and striving to reduce the burden of overpreservation. But new...
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