Rule 30(b)(6) Deposition Strategies For Employers: Part 1

Law360, New York (October 17, 2017, 2:09 PM EDT) -- This article discusses depositions in employment cases under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 30(b)(6), which allows an employee to depose an employer that is a corporation, governmental agency or other organization. It assumes that in the litigation at issue, an employee has sued an employer for a violation of employment law and has served the employer with a notice of deposition under Rule 30(b)(6).

Part 1 addresses the following Rule 30(b) deposition issues:

Evaluating the 30(b)(6) notice of deposition;

  Motion practice;

  Preparing to defend a 30(b)(6) deposition; and

  How to select the designee

Part 2 will address the...

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