Local Practices for Electronic Discovery
Publication| Intellectual Property
The 21st century saw the introduction of buzzwords like electronically stored information (ESI), key word searching, data sampling, and predictive coding in courthouses across the country. As companies embrace electronic solutions such as cloud computing and remote archiving, key litigation documents and information—including discoverable documents—are no longer stored in steel file cabinets. This shift from paper to electronic communication and storage has transformed every step of litigation, from initial case assessment to discovery and even trial.
The article below was first published in the February 2011 issue of The Federal Lawyer and is posted with permission.