Basic Steps In E-discovery Preparation: Creating The Team And Knowing When To Pull The Trigger
The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel
January 3, 2011
This article examines the challenges that corporations face in identifying, preserving, collecting, reviewing and producing electronically stored information in civil litigation ("e-discovery"). It addresses two cost-reduction techniques that can be put into place before the litigation begins. The authors discuss creating an e-discovery team and set forth triggering event guidelines to follow when an obligation arises so that electronically stored information is preserved.