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Seyfarth's eDiscovery And Information Governance Group Is Ranked In The Legal 500
The eDiscovery and Information Governance Group has been ranked in Tier Three in the latest Legal 500 ranking.
United States
27 Jun 2019
The Broad Scope Of 28 U.S.C. Section 1782
Picture your client telling you they were considering starting a litigation, but that they did not yet have all the facts needed for you to prepare a pleading.
United States
26 Apr 2019
Four-Year Court Battle Between Deaf Advocates And Harvard Over Closed Captioning Of Videos Proceeds To Discovery With Some Limitations
Seyfarth Synopsis: Four years and two motions to dismiss based on the pleadings later, the National Association of the Deaf's (NAD) online video captioning lawsuit against Harvard
United States
23 Apr 2019
The Privileged Nature Of Tax Returns In California
On January 4, 2019, the California Court of Appeal, First Appellate District issued an opinion reminding us that under California law, tax returns are privileged and improper disclosure of them can even potentially rise ...
United States
23 Jan 2019
Who Are My Clients? Avoiding Stormy Privilege Issues With California Employees
Given recent headlines, a storm could be brewing over the boundaries of the attorney-client privilege in some parts of the country.
United States
22 May 2018
New 2018 Customs Directive Provides Greater Protection For Attorney-Client Privileged Materials During U.S. Border Crossings
This is Part II to our earlier One Minute Memo from November 2017, entitled "Recent Ethics Opinion Provides Key Guidance for All Attorneys Crossing the Border with Client Information."
United States
20 Mar 2018
NSA Backup Tape Spoliation
Eleven years into the court order levied on the NSA to preserve backup tapes containing data about the NSA surveillance efforts, it's come to light that the NSA failed to take adequate steps...
United States
16 Mar 2018
Failure To Adequately Advise Clients On Their Preservation Obligations Can Be Considered Malpractice
By now, most litigators should know that they have an affirmative duty to advise their clients about the duty to preserve potentially relevant documents.
United States
16 Mar 2018
Don't Just Wing It: First-Of-Its-Kind Ethics Opinion Gives Critical
In a must-read analysis for all attorneys who travel abroad for work, three Seyfarth Shaw LLP attorneys provide an in-depth analysis of a recent New York City Bar Ethics Opinion on the obligations of attorneys...
United States
30 Nov 2017
Spoliation And Southern Rock
A trial court opinion involving allegations of spoliation of text messages on a mobile phone in the Southern District of New York has gotten attention because of the application of legal preservation standards.
United States
24 Oct 2017
Got Privilege? When It Comes To Internal Investigations, Think Again …
A recent decision out of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia serves as a helpful reminder on the difficulties of maintaining privilege during internal company investigations.
United States
24 Aug 2017
Ethical Challenges For Healthcare Lawyers Practising In A Digital World
The internet, combined with growing technology capabilities, offers unprecedented access to information, products, and services.
United States
31 May 2017
Court Orders Enterprise To Engage In Forensic Imaging And Analysis
In Realpage Inc. v. Enter. Risk Control, LLC, 2017 BL 102339 (E.D. Tex. 2017), the court ordered Enterprise Risk Control, LLC ("Enterprise") to produce forensic images of devices used by a former...
United States
11 May 2017
The Sedona Conference WG6 Issues "Transitional" International Litigation Principles
In January 2017, The Sedona Conference Working Group on International Electronic Information Management, Discovery, and Disclosure (WG6) issued the much-anticipated International Litigation Principles on Discovery...
United States
12 Apr 2017
Natalya Northrip, Emily Dorner To Present Regarding Litigation Hold Maintenance And Retention Of HR Records In April
Natalya Northrip and Emily Dorner will be presenting on two interesting eDiscovery topics this April; presentations will focus on litigation hold maintenance and best practices, as well as recordkeeping...
United States
4 Apr 2017
Does The Fiduciary Exception Apply To Legal Advice Received By Insurers During The Claims Process
Adding to the body of conflicting authority on the scope of the attorney-client privilege in ERISA lawsuits...
United States
17 Mar 2017
Key Takeaways From The Sedona Conference Commentary On Proportionality In Electronic Discovery
The Sedona Conference Working Group on Electronic Document Retention & Production (WG1) has released its Commentary on Proportionality in Electronic Discovery.
United States
10 Mar 2017
Federal Whistleblower Laws Collide With The Attorney-Client Privilege: The Bio-Rad Case Study
Federal whistleblower laws collide with the in-house attorney-client privilege.
United States
27 Feb 2017
Interesting Sanctions Analysis Applies "Old" Bad Faith Standard Post-December 2015 Amendments
In an interesting decision regarding the spoliation of evidence via a mobile device...
United States
24 Feb 2017
Pacemaker Data May Be Smoking Gun In Aggravated Arson Case
On September 19, 2016, Ross Compton told police that when he noticed a fire in his Middleton, Ohio home, he hastily packed suitcases, broke a window with his cane, and pushed his bags out the window, at which point he carried them to his car.
United States
22 Feb 2017
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