If You Wait, You May Spoliate: Tips for Preserving ESI and Avoiding Sanctions
Court decisions implementing the recent amendments to The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure provide guidance as to the scope of the duty to preserve and when and what type of sanctions can be applied when parties in litigation fail to preserve ESI and related evidence. Taking appropriate measures to preserve data from the beginning of litigation minimizes risk, may reduce burden, and will help you avoid problems further in the discovery process. Join this session for a primer on the recent case law related to preservation, spoliation, and related sanctions, as well as practical tips for avoiding some of the common pitfalls associated with preservation.
Timothy Kennedy - Discovery Counsel, McDermott WIll & Emery Alex Godofsky - Discovery Consultant, McDermott Will & Emery Erin Conlon - Discovery Counsel, McDermott WIll & Emery