Tip of the Month, April 2009 - Best Practices in Preparing for a Meet and Confer
28 April 2009
Mayer Brown Legal Update
A large company is involved in a commercial litigation dispute that requires the collection and production of electronically stored information (ESI) maintained by its offices in the United States, Europe and Asia. During the Rule 26(f) conference, the parties discuss a variety of topics but do not discuss the fact that the large company intends to use keywords to search its servers for responsive ESI.