Tag Archives: dispute

27 Mar

Communication is King in E-Discovery

Almost three years ago, I posited that communication is a key aspect in resolving e-discovery issues. Back in 2009, the economy was in the doldrums and the broader legal community was starting to grapple with e-discovery. In the intervening three years, technology and the economy have been steadily moving ahead and with it the Court’s

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20 Jan

Dispute Resolution and E-Discovery

Dispute Resolution & e-Discovery Thomson Reuters Westlaw is pleased announce the new publication titled Dispute Resolution and e-Discovery written by co-authors Daniel B. Garrie and Yoav M. Griver. Today, lawyers, neutrals, and clients face two interrelated phenomena – the growing use of electronic discovery and the growing use of alternative methods of resolving disputes outside of the

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13 Jan

Cloud Computing Caveats: Part I: Take Time with the Details

Part I: Take Time with the Details  Switching to a cloud can save money by lowering IT and data center support costs, improving performance and scalability, and reducing storage costs.  However, stakeholders and counsel should be cognizant that cloud computing presents various legal issues around control and custody of data, data preservation and collection, data

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11 Jan

Discovery Referees Value Added E-Discovery

REASONS TO USE E-DISCOVERY REFEREES THAT KNOW THE TECHNOLOGY AND THE LAW The importance of discovery referees such as special masters is increasing with the quantity of electronic data at issue in many cases. A discovery referee is a neutral person appointed by a court, arbitrator, other decision-making body, or the parties themselves, to make

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11 Jan

Defining E-Discovery in Arbitration

How E-Discovery differs in arbitration versus court proceedings, and how and when to use an E-Discovery expert in arbitration to ensure a swift, cost-effective process.  Arbitration is a type of dispute resolution – specifically, the private, judicial determination of a dispute by an independent third-party.  Arbitration proceedings are generally adversarial in nature, but are less

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11 Jan

Arbitration and E-Discovery, Part 1 of 3: Defining Arbitration

Arbitration is a type of dispute resolution – specifically, the private, judicial determination of a dispute by an independent third party. Arbitration proceedings are generally adversarial in nature, but are less formal than a court proceeding. The primary objective of arbitration is to resolve legal disputes quickly, efficiently, and privately.

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11 Jan

Cost Effective Electronic Discovery in Litigation

Litigators have an interest in making sure that, despite all the obstacles presented by the American system of justice, the value provided their clients by litigating a dispute exceeds the costs. However, in regards to e-discovery, federal and state codes now require the preservation and production of electronic data in all its various forms, with immense costs.

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15 Apr

Technology, “the Fire that Burned down the House?” (Part 2)

Technology, “the Fire that Burned down the House?” April 15, 2010| Law & Forensics Part 2 of 2 Daniel B. Garrie, is the  Senior Managing Partner  at Law & Forensics LLC and works out of the Seattle, Los Angeles, and New York offices. He focuses on e-discovery, digital forensics, cyber security and warfare, data privacy, and predicitive coding working with law firms, governments, companies, and non-profits

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