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Wickr GC Jennifer DeTrani on Ephemeral Messaging, Discovery, and the Waymo-Uber Suit

Ephemeral messaging technologies, which retain messages for a limited period of time before automatically destroying them, have been around for years. But these technologies are just starting to capture the att... Casey C. Sullivan   |     20 Dec 2017

Bombshell Jacobs Letter in Waymo-Uber Suit Unsealed

After months of contentious discovery, the high-profile trade secrets dispute between Uber and Waymo was scheduled to go to trial December 4th. That hasn’t happened. Six days before trial, previously undisclose... Casey C. Sullivan   |     18 Dec 2017

New Amendments Bring Federal Rules of Evidence Into the 21st Century

On December 1st, the Federal Rules of Evidence got a much needed update. That’s when three amendments went into effect, modifying the ancient documents exception to the hearsay rule and expanding the list of se... Casey C. Sullivan   |     13 Dec 2017

Accountant-Client Privilege Can’t Protect Exxon’s Audit Files

ExxonMobil can’t rely on accountant-client privilege to protect documents from an investigation into whether the Exxon, the largest private oil company in the world, had mislead investors about the expected imp... Casey C. Sullivan   |     14 Sep 2017

The Path From BigLaw to Legal Tech

When Alex Su graduated from law school, he planned on becoming, as he puts it, “a big shot trial lawyer.” But when he began working at one of the nation’s biggest firms, instead of sitting second chair at trial... Laura Goldberg   |     29 Aug 2017

Federal Case Highlights Dangers of Unsafe Sharing During Litigation

If you share files online, whether to clients, colleagues, or opposing counsel, you’re not alone. Cloud solutions are increasingly reshaping the practice of law and one of the most common tools attorneys are gr... Eric Pesale   |     28 Aug 2017

Discovery Woes Plague Uber in Waymo Lawsuit

Uber could be left with some discovery-related whiplash after a rough few days in federal court last week. The ride-hailing company is in the midst of a high profile lawsuit with Waymo, a self-driving car compa... Casey C. Sullivan   |     23 Aug 2017

A Prime Minister, Brought Down by a Font

Discovery is the “process of excavating a forensic landscape of what happened,” as U.S. Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler once succinctly put it, and sometimes that excavation can unearth the most unlikely types o... Casey C. Sullivan   |     31 Jul 2017
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