E-Discovery: Why Advocacy is More Important Now Than Ever

Events / Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Noon-1 p.m. EDT

Please join BakerHostetler and Georgetown Law CLE for this webinar on a key issue in e-discovery. Changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure were intended to reduce the costs, burdens and uncertainty of electronic discovery.

Webinar Details: Wednesday, March 22, 2017 from Noon-1 p.m. EDT

But from sanctions to relevance to proportionality, there is evidence that a meaningful portion of bench and bar are unaware of the changes. This panel will cover advocacy strategies to address and head off this troubling trend.

  • Ted Jacobs, National Leader, BakerHostetler's E-Discovery Advocacy and Management team (EDAM)
  • Hon. Laurel Beeler, U.S. Magistrate Judge, Northern District of California

We have applied for CLE credit in the following states: California, Illinois, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia.

Register >>

For questions, contact Alex Moss at 202.861.1784.


In The Blogs

Previous Next
Discovery Advocate
Cost Shifting Ordered Due to Inadequate Meet and Confer
By Nichole L. Sterling
July 26, 2017
Discovery is not about gamesmanship, and parties are expected to engage in meaningful negotiation about the terms of discovery agreements. That is the message from Judge A. Kathleen Tomlinson of the Eastern District of New York, who...
Discovery Advocate
E-Discovery Standards and the 26(g) Signature That Drives the Market
By James A. Sherer
July 10, 2017
We begin with three quick questions: 1. Which legal practice has created and fueled a multibillion-dollar support industry? 2. Which legal practice employs incomprehensible acronyms that require a glossary apart from Black’s Law...
Discovery Advocate
Attorneys’ Professional Duty of Care When Representing Clients in Litigation or an Investigation Requires Higher Technological Literacy
By May Tal Gongolevsky
June 14, 2017
The legal practice and technology go hand in hand, and a solid understanding of technology is crucial to satisfy the ethical duties owed by attorneys to their clients. In an opinion published on Feb. 21, the New York County Lawyers...
Discovery Advocate
It Lurks in the Last Place You Look – Preventing (or at Least Mitigating) Employee Data Leakage
By James A. Sherer
May 3, 2017
Outside hacking attacks grab headlines. Data breach concerns cause sleepless nights within the C-suite of many organizations. And ransomware strikes fear into companies without sound backup practices and true Information Governance...
Discovery Advocate
Advocacy in E-Discovery More Important Than Ever
By David Choi, Edward J. Jacobs
March 23, 2017
In this day and age, advocacy starts with competence in ESI issues. An effective advocate must be able to assess e-discovery needs and issues, implement appropriate preservation procedures, advise clients on options for storage and...