Philip Favro

November 14, 2017

Key eDiscovery Insights for the Courts and Counsel from the Federal Judicial Center

The Federal Judicial Center (FJC) has just updated one of the more useful and practical guides for addressing electronic discovery. Entitled Managing Discovery of Electronic Information, the guide provides common sense direction to judges on how to best manage
October 3, 2017

Smart Discovery Practices Required for Addressing Smartphone Discovery

A little over a decade ago, Apple Inc.’s chief executive officer, Steve Jobs, announced the upcoming release of a “revolutionary” development: the iPhone. The iPhone would combine telephone functionality and “Breakthrough Internet Communications” with a wide, touch-screen interface. All of which would
August 29, 2017

eDiscovery and Ethical Considerations for Social Media

Social media has changed considerably over the past several years. Newer forms of media—from messaging applications to digital assistants—are raising a number of ethical and practical issues that counsel must address in litigation. As discussed in a post recently published by the Relativity Blog, one of the primary issues
August 16, 2017

Wells Fargo Breach Spotlights the Need for Discovery Competence

Civil litigation in 2017 presents any number of problems for lawyers. Beyond the usual challenge of preparing a case for trial while wrangling with litigation adversaries, counsel must now be aware of cyber security concerns and other digital age complexities. It’s no wonder that many
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