On July 5, Florida adopted a specific set of electronic data discovery rules for its state courts based upon the 2006 amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, but updated to be more specific and in line with the realities of modern e-discovery. These new rules, which are intended to assist parties to better [...]
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We encourage you to join us for a webinar on optimizing inside-outside counsel relationships featuring Dawson Horn of Tyco and Eric Knustrom of LLM. Click the link to download the accompanying slides.
Guidelines & Metrics for Efficient and Dynamic Inside-Outside Counsel Partnership [...]
Executive Corporate Magazine published an op-ed piece in this month’s edition which features attorneys Rodney R. Sweetland and Michael McManus of firm McKool Smith. The two principals speak on the subject of the International Trade Commission (ITC)’s considerably faster discovery proceedings in comparison to timelines set by district courts.
According to Sweetland and McManus, litigation [...]
WASHINGTON DC: Honeywell International continues in its legal battle against the US Justice Department for allegedly selling defective body armor to law enforcement and military agencies. Honeywell is now pushing for sanctions against the DOJ on a case which began in 2008, accusing the Deptarment of failed litigation holds for their continued lawsuit.
Honeywell has [...]
The New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) published their “Best Practices in eDiscovery in New York State and Federal Courts” this week in hopes to influence some sort of standardization in eDiscovery collection and preservation. It is no secret that those involved in eDiscovery, from counsel to vendors, have been searching for a universal document [...]
One year and four months after his case was filed Paul Ceglia lost his third legal team. The case revolves around Mark Zuckerberg and an alleged contract that would entitle Ceglia to at least half of the now multi-billion dollar company, Facebook, Inc.
Sanctions on Ceglia’s attorneys for not complying with court discovery orders could [...]