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In the Eyes of Big Corporate Clients, Smaller Firms Are Better

In-house legal departments are “crying out for a more sophisticated and data-driven approach” to finding and managing their outside counsel—and they’re looking to work more closely with smaller, innovative firm... Casey C. Sullivan   |     25 Jan 2018

iPhone Data Becomes Key Witness in Murder Trial

A murder trial in Germany could hinge on a novel piece of evidence: health data from the accused’s phone. Hussein Khavari is accused of raping and killing Maria Ladenburger in Freiburg im Breisgau. The details ... Casey C. Sullivan   |     24 Jan 2018

Patrick Barry Joins Logikcull as COO

Logikcull is excited to announce that cloud-software executive Patrick Barry has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer. As COO, Barry will play a crucial role in fulfilling Logikcull’s mission to reduce... Casey C. Sullivan   |     15 Jan 2018

New Discovery Rules Are Coming to Criminal Law

eDiscovery is not just for civil litigation—and it hasn’t been for some time. ESI is increasingly making an impact in criminal cases, where emails, social media posts, and text messages have become common sourc... Casey C. Sullivan   |     09 Jan 2018

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
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