July 20, 2020

Q & A with eDiscovery Expert Corey Lee from Hunton Andrews Kurth

Discovery complexities have taken on a whole new meaning during the COVID-19 crisis. It seems that every aspect of eDiscovery is now virtual, eliminating in many instances the human touch that is so often helpful for obtaining crucial evidence from data custodians to support claims or defenses.
July 14, 2020

Greedy Plaintiff Gets Stuck with a Big Discovery Tab

Discovery is not an all-you-can-consume buffet. Yet the temptation to demand endless refills of document productions can be irresistible for some requesting parties. This is particularly true in asymmetrical litigation in U.S. federal court where a responding party is generally responsible to pay their own costs of discovery. This was the case for Lawson v. Spirit AeroSystems, where the court ordered plaintiff Larry Lawson—the former CEO of defendant Spirit AeroSystems—to pick up a $600,000 tab for a TAR 2.0 review conducted by Spirit at Lawson’s demand.
July 2, 2020

Chambers Touts Driven, Inc. in New 2020 eDiscovery (Litigation Support) Rankings

Chambers and Partners, the internationally renowned legal rankings firm, has given Driven, Inc. top billing in its annual rankings for eDiscovery (litigation support) firms in the U.S. Widely recognized as the “legal industry’s most prestigious rankings,” Chambers placed Driven in “Band Three”.
June 2, 2020
guidance on use of ephemeral messaging

New Terminating Sanctions Case Provides Guidance on the Use of Ephemeral Messaging

Ephemeral messaging offers organizations great potential for addressing information related challenges in the areas of data protection, privacy, and information governance. When properly implemented through a comprehensive use plan and enterprise-wide controls including training, audits, and policy enforcement, ephemeral messaging provides companies with an effective method for enhancing confidentiality while eliminating data that has no value for the enterprise.