Electronic Discovery Trends: Federal Courts in 2009 Continued to Shape Guidelines, Best Practices for Document Preservation

December 22, 2009

Document preservation is one of the earliest and most important stages of document discovery. As federal courts continued to issue a steady flow of decisions in 2009 addressing the topic of document preservation and providing guidance to preserving parties, mastering the basic principles of document preservation is more important than ever.

In a recent article, "To Have and to Hold: A Romantic Guide to Document Preservation," prepared for ALM’s Law.com (December 16, 2009), Farrah Pepper of Gibson Dunn discusses a common-sense approach to the recent and emerging trends in document preservation.

Reprinted with permission from Law.com (December 16, 2009), © 2009, ALM Media Properties, LLC.

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The Electronic Data Discovery Initiative ("EDDI") is a task force dedicated to issues of e-discovery and records management at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP.  If you have any questions regarding this material, or how to address e-discovery in one of your matters, please contact the following attorneys:

Gareth T. Evans – Los Angeles (213-229-7734, [email protected])
Farrah Pepper – New York (212-351-2426, [email protected])

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