Legal Times: Covering the Bases of Electronic Discovery

Overview

Many lawyers are overwhelmed with the new federal rules governing electronic discovery. It’s no wonder: Effective compliance with the new rules requires a fundamental understanding of how digital technology works, sufficient skill to manage the identification, harvesting and production of electronic information, and an ability to communicate with the court, opposing counsel, outside litigation counsel and the client in a way that both serves the objectives of the new rules and protects the client’s litigation interests.