Tip of the Month, May 2010 - How to Manage the Risks and Costs Associated with Searching ESI
27 May 2010
Mayer Brown Newsletter
A large corporation is served with a complaint accusing it of participating in a price-fixing conspiracy. Multiple discovery requests follow seeking electronically stored information (ESI). In-house counsel speaks with the company’s IT department to estimate the scale of the review and is disturbed by the sheer number of files to be reviewed. How can a meaningful review be accomplished in a reasonable time frame in a cost-effective way?