Tip of the Month, January 2012 - Court-Initiated Pilot Programs and Model Rules in E-Discovery
31 January 2012
Mayer Brown Newsletter
Scenario An organization is named as a defendant in a putative class action in the Southern District of New York. In-house counsel notices the long order that follows the complaint, including a twelve-page form that the parties are to complete regarding electronic discovery. In-house counsel is concerned about gathering all of that information so early in the litigation, and wonders if other courts are requiring similar early due diligence with respect to electronic discovery.