Counsel Cristin Traylor spoke at this event on "Hot Topics in eDiscovery." 2017 ushered in a number of key eDiscovery developments that clients and counsel should understand. These developments include a new discovery pilot program with accelerated ESI production timelines, technological advances influencing the discovery of relevant communications, and a new round of cyber-attacks and data breaches. This program addressed these developments and spotlighted best practices for addressing the issues.
Topics covered included:
- Substantially augmented initial disclosure obligations under a new court pilot program
- Newer sources of discoverable ESI and the growing use of messaging applications over email
- Lessons learned from recent Ransomware attacks and data breaches