April 22, 2019
Reducing ESI Preservation Obligations with Proportionality and Metrics

Reducing ESI Preservation Obligations with Proportionality and Metrics

Proportionality is an important doctrine that is increasingly being used to reduce the burdens of preserving relevant electronically stored information (ESI). Widely accepted as a measure for balancing the benefits and burdens of production, some courts have applied proportionality standards to relieve parties from preserving certain categories of ESI.
March 19, 2019
502d Drawbacks

Addressing Possible Pitfalls from Rule 502(d) Non-Waiver Orders

We have heard it now for over ten years. Parties need the protection of a non-waiver order under Federal Rule of Evidence 502(d). Nevertheless, clients and counsel who are unaware of possible pitfalls surrounding Rule 502(d) non-waiver orders (“502(d) orders”) could find themselves assuming the cost of an adversary’s privilege review, uncertain about what evidence they can use to prepare their case, or burdened by notice and clawback procedures.
January 31, 2019
Lessons Learned for 2019: Spotlighting the Top eDiscovery Cases from 2018

Lessons Learned for 2019: Spotlighting the Top eDiscovery Cases from 2018

With the New Year upon us, it is worth looking back at some of the key eDiscovery cases from 2018 and examining the lessons they offer going forward in 2019.
January 21, 2019
InfoGovl is not records management

Information Governance is Not Records Management Repackaged

It is easy to mistake the term Information Governance as some newfangled business-speak for combining the business functions of Legal & Regulatory Compliance with Records & Information Management (“RIM” or “RM”). Or maybe it’s combining RIM and Legal? Or maybe it’s IT, RIM, Compliance and Legal -- including eDiscovery? Information Governance includes all those elements, and so much more.
January 14, 2019

Driven, Inc. Acquires Omnivere

Driven, Inc., an end-to-end eDiscovery and data management solutions provider, announces its acquisition of Omnivere. The newly-combined company offers law firms and corporate counsel one provider for software, services, consulting, and staffing across the entire data lifecycle. This includes dynamic technology and staffing solutions for information governance, eDiscovery, managed services, and managed document review.
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