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Your Starting Point for New York e-Discovery

Comprehensive in scope, New York e-Discovery and Evidence:

•  Describes the creation, storage, and production of electronically stored information.
•  Suggests how to deal with the dynamic information stored in metadata.
•  Discusses the need to avoid spoliation and retrieve, restore, or translate the material before it is produced.
•  Examines issues regarding relevance and privilege.
•  Explains how to use electronically stored information at trial.

Targeted Practical Guidance:

•  Task-based checklists, with cites to applicable court rules and case law, take litigators step-by-step through the various areas of e-discovery. A master checklist serves as a starting point for performing any task in the e-discovery process.
•  Real World Practice Tips-- including strategic points, warnings, timing and exceptions -- raise critical issues and prevent missteps.
•  Dozens of easily downloaded attorney-drafted and court-tested forms save time and streamline work flow.

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Table of Contents


• CHAPTER 1 UNDERSTANDING ELECTRONIC DISCOVERY
PART I: STRATEGY

• §1.01 Scope

• §1.02 Objective and Strategy

• PART II: UNDERSTANDING GENERAL DIFFERENCES BETWEEN PAPER DISCOVERY AND ELECTRONIC DISCOVERY

• §1.03 CHECKLIST: Understanding General Differences Between Paper Discovery and Electronic Discovery

• §1.04 Understanding Unique Features of Electronically Stored Information

• §1.05 Understanding Need for Attorney’s Active Involvement in Discovery Process

• PART III: LOCATING ELECTRONICALLY STORED INFORMATION

• §1.06 CHECKLIST: Locating Electronically Stored Information

• §1.07 Identifying Electronically Stored Information on Computers

• §1.08 Identifying Electronically Stored Information on PDAs and Cell Phones

• §1.09 Comprehending Shared Storage

• PART IV: EXAMINING DATA STORAGE

• §1.10 CHECKLIST: Examining Data Storage

• §1.11 Determining Back-up Process

• §1.12 Determining How and Where Files Are Archived

• §1.13 Examining Portable Storage Including Thumb Drives, CDs, DVDs, External
Hard Drives, and iPods

• PART V: IDENTIFYING ADDITIONAL SOURCES OF ELECTRONICALLY STORED
INFORMATION

• §1.14 CHECKLIST: Identifying Additional Sources of Electronically Stored
Information

• §1.15 Uncovering Potential Sources of Electronically Stored Information

• §1.16 Identifying Other Persons Who May Have Relevant Information

• §1.17 Examining Web Browser Cache

• §1.18 Obtaining ESI from Private E-mail Accounts or ISP Provider

• PART VI: EXAMINING DOCUMENT RETENTION AND DESTRUCTION POLICIES AND
PRACTICES

• §1.19 CHECKLIST: Examining Document Retention and Destruction Policies and
Practices

• §1.20 Reviewing General Parameters of Document Retention and Destruction
Policies and Practices

• PART VII: UNDERSTANDING RECOVERY, COLLECTION AND REVIEW OF
ELECTRONICALLY STORED INFORMATION

• §1.21 CHECKLIST: Understanding Recovery, Collection and Review of
Electronically Stored Information

• §1.22 Finding Appropriate Technical Assistance

• §1.23 Examining How Electronically Stored Information Is Collected

• §1.24 Preparing to Search for Electronically Stored Information

• §1.25 Searching in Electronically Stored Information

• §1.26 Converting Paper Data to Electronic Form

• §App1A Glossary of Terms Commonly Used in e-Discovery

• CHAPTER 2 PLANNING ELECTRONIC DISCOVERY

• PART I: STRATEGY

• §2.01 Scope

• §2.02 Objective and Strategy

• PART II: MAKING PRELIMINARY PLANS FOR ELECTRONIC DISCOVERY

• §2.03 CHECKLIST: Making Preliminary Plans for Electronic Discovery

• §2.04 Assembling Team to Plan Electronic Discovery

• §2.05 Assessing Applicable Court Rules and Their Impact on Planning for Electronic Discovery

• §2.06 Memorializing Planning Efforts, Internal Decisions and Positions Taken by
Counsel in Planning for Electronic Discovery

• §2.07 Anticipating Electronic Discovery

• §2.08 Establishing Litigation Goals and Needs

• §2.09 Evaluating Form of Production, Document Management Systems and Vendors

• §2.10 Establishing Cost Benefit of Using Vendor, Managing Internally or Foregoing Electronic Discovery

• PART III: ACTING ON PRELIMINARY PLANS FOR ELECTRONIC DISCOVERY

• §2.11 CHECKLIST: Acting on Preliminary Plans for Electronic Discovery

• §2.12 Planning with Adversary at Meet and Confer and with Court at Mandated
Conferences

• §2.13 Requesting Form of Production of ESI

• §2.14 Failing to Specify Form of Production of ESI

• §2.15 Making Decisions About Review Process, Coding, and Quality Control
PART IV: REVISING PLANS FOR ELECTRONIC DISCOVERY

• §2.16 CHECKLIST: Revising Plans for Electronic Discovery

• §2.17 Revising Plans for Electronic Discovery Based on Exigencies

• CHAPTER 3 LOCATING ELECTRONICALLY STORED INFORMATION

• PART I: STRATEGY

• §3.01 Scope

• §3.02 Objective and Strategy

• PART II: LOCATING CLIENT’S ESI

• §3.03 CHECKLIST: Locating Client’s ESI

• §3.04 Determining Potential Locations of ESI

• §3.05 Issuing Preservation Memo

• §3.06 Analyzing Demand Letter or Triggering Event

• §3.07 Interviewing Key Custodians

• §3.08 Collecting Data

• PART III: SELECTING FORMAT OF PRODUCTION

• §3.09 CHECKLIST: Selecting Format of Production

• §3.10 Examining Various Formats for Production

• PART IV: DETERMINING NEED FOR FORENSIC SUPPORT

• §3.11 CHECKLIST: Determining Need for Forensic Support

• §3.12 Assessing If Forensic Support Is Warranted

• PART V: USING DISCOVERY TO UNDERSTAND AND LOCATE OPPONENT’S ESI

• §3.13 CHECKLIST: Using Discovery to Understand and Locate Opponent’s ESI

• §3.14 Using Interrogatories to Understand Opponent’s ESI

• §3.15 Deposing Witnesses to Discover Location of ESI

• §3.16 Obtaining Court Order to Enforce Discovery

• CHAPTER 4 UNDERSTANDING GOVERNING LAW FOR ELECTRONIC
DISCOVERY IN NEW YORK

• PART I: STRATEGY

• §4.01 Scope

• §4.02 Objective and Strategy

• PART II: REVIEWING DIFFERENCES BETWEEN FEDERAL AND STATE RULES IN
NEW YORK

• §4.03 CHECKLIST: Reviewing Differences between Federal and State Rules in New York

• §4.04 Reviewing Federal Rules Governing E-Discovery

• §4.05 Reviewing New York Civil and Commercial Division Rules

• §4.06 Comparing Federal and State E-Discovery Rules: Chart

• §4.07 Understanding E-Discovery Based Forum Shopping

• PART III: UNDERSTANDING PRESERVATION OF ESI AND LITIGATION HOLDS

• §4.08 CHECKLIST: Understanding Preservation of ESI and Litigation Holds

• §4.09 Determining when Obligation to Preserve Arises

• §4.10 Complying with Obligation to Issue Litigation Hold and Preserve ESI

• §4.11 Determining to Whom Duty to Preserve ESI Applies

• PART IV: OBTAINING COURT-ORDERED PRESERVATION

• §4.12 CHECKLIST: Obtaining Court-Ordered Preservation

• §4.13 Obtaining Court-Ordered Preservation Before Action Is Filed

• §4.14 Obtaining Court-Ordered Preservation After Action Is Filed

• PART V: MEETING PARTY’S OBLIGATION TO GATHER AND PRODUCE ESI

• §4.15 CHECKLIST: Meeting Party’s Obligation to Gather and Produce ESI

• §4.16 Understanding Meaning of “Unreasonable, Burdensome and Not Reasonably Accessible” in Context of ESI

• §4.17 Examining Obligation to Gather from Third Parties Based on Right, Authority or Practical Ability to Obtain Documents

• PART VI: ADDRESSING ALLOCATION OF COSTS AND COST-SHIFTING

• §4.18 CHECKLIST: Addressing Allocation of Costs and Cost-Shifting

• §4.19 Examining Cost-Shifting in New York State Courts

• §4.20 Examining Cost-Shifting in Federal Courts

• PART VII: UNDERSTANDING LAW GOVERNING SPOLIATION AND SANCTIONS

• §4.21 CHECKLIST: Understanding Law Governing Spoliation and Sanctions

• §4.22 Defining Spoliation

• §4.23 Examining Sanctions for Spoliation in New York State Court

• §4.24 Examining Sanctions for Spoliation in New York Federal Court

• PART VIII: PRESERVING ATTORNEY-CLIENT PRIVILEGE OR WORK PRODUCT
PROTECTION

• §4.25 CHECKLIST: Preserving Attorney-Client Privilege or Work Product
Protection

• §4.26 Asserting Attorney-Client Privilege or Work Product Protection in New York State Courts

• §4.27 Asserting Attorney-Client Privilege or Work Product Protection in Federal
Litigation

• PART IX: UNDERSTANDING TORTS APPLICABLE TO ELECTRONICALLY STORED
INFORMATION

• §4.28 CHECKLIST: Understanding Torts Applicable to Electronically Stored
Information

• §4.29 Understanding Torts Applicable to Electronically Stored Information

• CHAPTER 5 IDENTIFYING ETHICAL ISSUES ARISING IN ELECTRONIC
DISCOVERY AND THE DIGITAL AGE

• PART I: STRATEGY

• §5.01 Scope

• §5.02 Objective and Strategy

• PART II: UNDERSTANDING LAWYER’S DUTY TO COOPERATE IN DISCOVERY OF
ESI

• §5.03 CHECKLIST: Understanding Lawyer’s Duty to Cooperate in Discovery of ESI

• §5.04 Understanding Need to Cooperate with Adversary

• §5.05 Understanding Court’s Role in Discovery Process

• PART III: APPLYING COUNSEL’S DUTY TO SUPERVISE DISCOVERY

• §5.06 CHECKLIST: Applying Counsel’s Duty to Supervise Discovery

• §5.07 Understanding Duty of Competence

• §5.08 Identifying Duties to Preserve and Produce ESI

• §5.09 Avoiding Penalties for Spoliation of ESI

• PART IV: UNDERSTANDING ATTORNEY-CLIENT AND WORK PRODUCT
PRIVILEGES IN ESI CONTEXT

• §5.10 CHECKLIST: Understanding Attorney-Client and Work Product Privileges in
ESI Context

• §5.11 Understanding Inadvertent Disclosure and Reasonable Care as Applied to ESI

• §5.12 Assessing Impact of Metadata on Inadvertent Disclosure and Reasonable Care

• PART V: UNDERSTANDING ETHICAL ISSUES IN COUNSEL’S ELECTRONIC
DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT

• §5.13 CHECKLIST: Understanding Ethical Issues in Counsel’s Electronic Document Management

• §5.14 Understanding Attorney’s Obligation to Retain, Sort and Provide Electronic
Documents to Clients

• §5.15 Identifying Ethical Issues Related to Electronic Document Management

• PART VI: ADDRESSING THE LEGAL ETHICS OF WEB 2.0, SOCIAL NETWORKING,
AND DIGITAL MEDIA

• §5.16 CHECKLIST: Addressing the Legal Ethics of Web 2.0, Social Networking,
and Digital Media

• §5.17 Understanding Ethical Issues Raised by Social Networking

• §5.18 Understanding Ethical Issues Raised by Use of Websites and Blogs

• §5.19 Understanding Ethical Issues Applicable to Internet and Digital Media

• §5.20 Comparing New York Rules of Professional Conduct with Superseded New York Lawyer’s Code of Professional Responsibility

• CHAPTER 6 DISCOVERING ESI IN FOREIGN JURISDICTIONS

• PART I: STRATEGY

• §6.01 Scope

• §6.02 Objective and Strategy

• PART II: COMPLYING WITH LAWS OF UNITED STATES

• §6.03 CHECKLIST: Complying with Laws of United States

• §6.04 Understanding Law Applicable to ESI

• §6.05 Performing New York Federal Court Analysis

• §6.06 Obtaining Electronically Stored Information Under Hague Convention

• PART III: EXAMINING COMMON FOREIGN LAWS THAT CREATE CONFLICTS WITH
UNITED STATES PRE-TRIAL DISCOVERY LAWS

• §6.07 CHECKLIST: Examining Common Foreign Laws That Create Conflicts with
United States Pre-Trial Discovery Laws

• §6.08 Understanding Differences Between Common Law and Civil Law Discovery

• §6.09 Reviewing European Laws Affecting Disclosure

• PART IV: OBTAINING FOREIGN DISCOVERY FROM NON-PARTIES

• §6.10 CHECKLIST: Obtaining Foreign Discovery from Non-Parties

• §6.11 Obtaining Discovery from Foreign Non-Party

• PART V: SOLVING PRACTICAL PROBLEMS IN CONDUCTING ELECTRONIC
DISCOVERY IN FOREIGN JURISDICTIONS

• §6.12 CHECKLIST: Solving Practical Problems in Conducting Electronic Discovery
in Foreign Jurisdictions

• §6.13 Preserving and Collecting Foreign Documents

• §6.14 Overcoming Logistical Pitfalls

• §6.15 Admitting and Authenticating Foreign Documents

• CHAPTER 7 SEEKING DISCLOSURE OF ELECTRONICALLY STORED
INFORMATION IN NEW YORK

• PART I: STRATEGY

• §7.01 Scope

• §7.02 Objective and Strategy

• PART II: PREPARING FOR DISCOVERY OF ELECTRONICALLY STORED
INFORMATION

• §7.03 CHECKLIST: Preparing for Discovery of Electronically Stored Information

• §7.04 Reviewing Scope of Disclosure of ESI in Federal and State Courts in New
York State

• §7.05 Ensuring Preservation of ESI Before Formal Discovery Begins

• §7.06 Discovering How ESI Is Maintained

• PART III: DISCOVERING ELECTRONICALLY STORED INFORMATION

• §7.07 CHECKLIST: Discovering Electronically Stored Information

• §7.08 Conducting Formal Discovery from Party Opponent

• §7.09 Identifying Format for Production of ESI

• §7.10 Obtaining ESI from Third Parties

• §7.11 Conducting Informal Investigation

• PART IV: PRODUCING ELECTRONICALLY STORED INFORMATION

• §7.12 CHECKLIST: Producing Electronically Stored Information

• §7.13 Negotiating Confidentiality Agreement

• §7.14 Agreeing to Treatment of Inadvertently Produced Documents

• §7.15 Allocating Costs of Producing ESI

• §7.16 Agreeing on Mechanics of Production

• PART V: MEETING REQUIREMENTS OF SPECIFIC COURT FOR DISCOVERY OF ESI

• §7.17 CHECKLIST: Meeting Requirements of Specific Court for Discovery of ESI

• §7.18 Conducting Disclosure of ESI in New York State Court Litigation

• §7.19 Satisfying "Meet and Confer" Requirement in New York State Court

• §7.20 Satisfying Requirements of Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Local Rules

• CHAPTER 8 RESPONDING TO REQUEST FOR DISCLOSURE OF
ELECTRONICALLY STORED INFORMATION

• PART I: STRATEGY

• §8.01 Scope

• §8.02 Objective and Strategy

• PART II: HONORING DUTY TO PRESERVE ELECTRONICALLY STORED
INFORMATION

• §8.03 CHECKLIST: Honoring Duty to Preserve Electronically Stored Information

• §8.04 Identifying Events Triggering Duty to Preserve Electronically Stored
Information

• §8.05 Suspending Routine Document Destruction

• §8.06 Meeting Preservation Obligations

• §8.07 Considering Sanctions for Failure to Preserve

• PART III: PREPARING TO COMPLY WITH REQUEST FOR DISCLOSURE OF
ELECTRONICALLY STORED INFORMATION

• §8.08 CHECKLIST: Preparing to Comply with Request for Disclosure of
Electronically Stored Information

• §8.09 Identifying Custodians and ESI

• §8.10 Gathering Responsive Documents

• §8.11 Processing of Documents to Eliminate Duplicates and Identify Exceptions

• §8.12 Negotiating Production Issues

• §8.13 Loading Documents on Platform and Reviewing

• §8.14 Considering Use of Computer Consultant

• PART IV: RESPONDING TO INTERROGATORIES, NOTICES TO ADMIT, DEMAND FOR BILLS OF PARTICULARS AND NOTICES OF EBT INVOLVING ELECTRONICALLY STORED INFORMATION

• §8.15 CHECKLIST: Responding to Interrogatories, Notices to Admit, Demand for
Bills of Particulars and Notice of EBT Involving Electronically Stored Information

• §8.16 Answering Interrogatories

• §8.17 Responding to Notices to Admit

• §8.18 Preparing for Deposition

• PART V: PRODUCING ELECTRONICALLY STORED INFORMATION

• §8.19 CHECKLIST: Producing Electronically Stored Information

• §8.20 Negotiating Confidentiality Agreement

• §8.21 Agreeing to Treatment of Inadvertently Produced Documents

• §8.22 Obtaining Preservation Order

• §8.23 Allocating Costs of Producing ESI

• §8.24 Minimizing Burden of Production

• §8.25 Producing Documents Held by Third-party Who Is Agent or Custodian of Party

• §8.26 Amending and Supplementing Disclosure

• PART VI: UNDERSTANDING COURT SUPERVISION OF DISCLOSURE

• §8.27 CHECKLIST: Understanding Court Supervision of Disclosure

• §8.28 Complying with Meet and Confer Requirement

• §8.29 Preparing for and Participating in Preliminary Conference or Rule 16
Conference

• §8.30 Seeking Judicial Intervention to Limit or Prevent Disclosure

• §8.31 Obtaining Referee to Oversee Disclosure

• CHAPTER 9 OPPOSING REQUEST FOR DISCLOSURE OF ELECTRONICALLY STORED INFORMATION IN NEW YORK

• PART I: STRATEGY

• §9.01 Scope

• §9.02 Objective and Strategy

• PART II: OBJECTING TO DISCLOSURE OF ESI IN NEW YORK

• §9.03 CHECKLIST: Objecting to Disclosure of ESI in New York

 §9.04 Objecting Based on "“Not Material and Necessary&rdquo or Not Relevant

§9.05 Objecting Based on Privilege

§9.06 Objecting on Basis of Cost, or on Basis that Discovery Is Overbroad,
Inaccessible, or Causes Undue Burden.

§9.07 Objecting to Protect Trade Secrets or Other Confidential Information

§9.08 Using Expert to Establish Extent of Disclosure

PART III: SEEKING COURT INTERVENTION IN DISCLOSURE OF ESI

§9.09 CHECKLIST: Seeking Court Intervention in Disclosure of ESI

§9.10 Interposing Objections to Discovery and Examination of Documents or to
Interrogatories Without Need for Protective Order

§9.11 Moving or Cross-Moving for Protective Order

§9.12 Requesting Appointment of Referee to Oversee Disclosure

CHAPTER 10 ANALYZING DUTY TO PRESERVE

PART I: STRATEGY

§10.01 Scope

§10.02 Objective and Strategy

• PART II: EXAMINING DUTY TO PRESERVE ESI

§10.03 CHECKLIST: Examining Duty to Preserve ESI

§10.04 Determining When Duty to Preserve ESI Arises in New York

§10.05 Establishing Scope of Duty to Preserve ESI

§10.06 Identifying What ESI Must Be Preserved

§10.07 Informing Key Players of Duty to Preserve ESI

§10.08 Issuing Litigation Hold

§10.09 Sending Demand or Preservation Letters

• PART III: ENSURING PRESERVATION OF ESI

§10.10 CHECKLIST: Ensuring Preservation of ESI

§10.11 Preserving ESI Prior to Commencement of Litigation by Pre-action Disclosure in New York State

§10.12 Preserving ESI After Commencement of Litigation

• PART IV: OBTAINING PRESERVATION ORDER FOR ESI

§10.13 CHECKLIST: Obtaining Preservation Order for ESI

§10.14 Obtaining Pre-Litigation Preservation and Disclosure Order for ESI in New York State Court Litigation

§10.15 Obtaining Post-Commencement Preservation Order for ESI

• PART V: ESTABLISHING VIOLATION OF DUTY TO PRESERVE ESI

§10.16 CHECKLIST: Establishing Violation of Duty to Preserve ESI

§10.17 Showing Violation of Duty to Preserve ESI

§10.18 Examining Consequences of Failure to Comply with Duty to Preserve ESI

• CHAPTER 11 OBTAINING OR OPPOSING MOTION TO COMPEL DISCLOSURE OF ESI

• PART I: STRATEGY

§11.01 Scope

§11.02 Objective and Strategy

• PART II: REVIEWING PROCEDURAL POSTURE FOR MOTION TO COMPEL DISCLOSURE OF ESI

§11.03 CHECKLIST: Reviewing Procedural Posture for Motion to Compel Disclosure of ESI

§11.04 Understanding Differences Between New York State and Federal Procedures for Motion to Compel

§11.05 Applying Standards Used to Adjudicate Motion to Compel

• PART III: CONFERRING IN GOOD FAITH TO RESOLVE ISSUES

§11.06 CHECKLIST: Conferring in Good Faith to Resolve Issues

§11.07 Conferring in Good Faith with Adversary

• PART IV: FILING AND ARGUING MOTION TO COMPEL

§11.08 CHECKLIST: Filing and Arguing Motion to Compel

§11.09 Preparing Motion to Compel

§11.10 Opposing Motion to Compel

§11.11 Arguing Motion to Compel

• PART V: EXAMINING REMEDIES FOR FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH ORDER TO DISCLOSE

§11.12 CHECKLIST: Examining Remedies for Failure to Comply with Order to Disclose

§11.13 Understanding Substantive Relief Available for Failure to Produce Requested ESI

§11.14 Obtaining Costs of Bringing Motion to Compel

• CHAPTER 12 MEETING AND CONFERRING ON ESI

• PART I: STRATEGY

§12.01 Scope

§12.02 Objective and Strategy

• PART II: COMPARING FEDERAL AND STATE MEET AND CONFER REQUIREMENTS

§12.03 CHECKLIST: Comparing Federal and State “Meet and Confer” Requirements

§12.04 Comprehending Federal Requirements for E-Discovery Plan

§12.05 Comprehending New York State Court Requirements for E-Discovery Plan

• PART III: PLANNING FOR “MEET AND CONFER”

§12.06 CHECKLIST: Planning for “Meet and Confer”

§12.07 Planning for the “Meet and Confer”

§12.08 Performing Pre-“eet and Confer” Research

§12.09 Obtaining Pre- “Meet and Confer” Technical Support

§12.10 Establishing Pre- “Meet and Confer” Game Plan

§12.11 Developing Search and Review Protocol

• PART IV: CRAFTING STRATEGIES FOR “MEET AND CONFER”

§12.12 CHECKLIST: Crafting Strategies for “Meet and Confer”

§12.13 Evaluating Strategies for Use in Negotiations Concerning Production of Electronically Stored Information

§12.14 Identifying Dangers at “Meet and Confer”

§12.15 Examining Privilege Review or “Claw Back” Agreement

§12.16 Requesting Opportunity to Test Producing Party’s IT System

• CHAPTER 13 SEEKING AND OPPOSING SANCTIONS RELATED TO DISCOVERY OF ESI

• PART I: STRATEGY

§13.01 Scope

§13.02 Objective and Strategy

• PART II: UNDERSTANDING SPOLIATION AND SANCTIONS

§13.03 CHECKLIST: Understanding Spoliation and Sanctions

§13.04 Defining Spoliation

§13.05 Examining Sanctions

§13.06 Distinguishing Between Duties of Counsel and Duties of Clients

• PART III: SEEKING SANCTIONS

§13.07 CHECKLIST: Seeking Sanctions

§13.08 Identifying Lost, Destroyed, or Altered ESI

§13.09 Seeking Sanctions in Federal Court

§13.10 Seeking Sanctions in State Court

§13.11 Reviewing Degree and Method of Sanctions

• PART IV: AVOIDING SANCTIONS

§13.12 CHECKLIST: Avoiding Sanctions

§13.13 Avoiding Sanctions

§13.14 Understanding Federal Safe Harbor Provision

• PART V: EXAMINING REMEDIES

§13.15 CHECKLIST: Examining Remedies

§13.16 Examining Available Remedies

• CHAPTER 14 OBTAINING DISCLOSURE OF ESI FROM NON-PARTIES

• PART 1: STRATEGY

§14.01 Scope

§14.02 Objective and Strategy

• PART II: COMPLYING WITH FEDERAL COURT REQUIREMENTS FOR OBTAINING ESI FROM NON-PARTIES

§14.03 CHECKLIST: Complying With Federal Court Requirements for Obtaining ESI from Non-Parties

§14.04 Obtaining ESI from Non-Parties in Federal Litigation

§14.05 Meeting Requirements of Federal Rules Governing Discovery of ESI from Non-Parties

§14.06 Obtaining ESI From Out-of-State Non-Parties in Federal Litigation

• PART III: COMPLYING WITH NEW YORK STATE COURT REQUIREMENTS FOR OBTAINING ESI FROM NON-PARTIES

§14.07 CHECKLIST: Complying With New York State Court Requirements for Obtaining ESI from Non-Parties

§14.08 Meeting Requirements for Obtaining ESI from Non-Parties in New York State Court Litigation

§14.09 Obtaining ESI from Out-of-State Non-Parties in New York State Court Litigation

§14.10 Obtaining ESI from Non-Parties Controlled by Parties in New York State Court Litigation

• PART IV: COMPLYING WITH RESTRICTIONS ON SUBPOENAS ISSUED TO INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDERS

§14.11 CHECKLIST: Complying with Restrictions on Subpoenas Issued to Internet Service Providers

§14.12 Complying with Restriction on ISP Subpoenas

• PART V: EVALUATING COSTS, STATUTORY RESTRICTIONS, AND LITIGATION HOLDS IN CONTEXT OF NON-PARTIES

§14.13 CHECKLIST: Evaluating Costs, Statutory Restrictions, and Litigation Holds in Context of Non-Parties

§14.14 Paying for Production of ESI from Non-Party

§14.15 Satisfying Non-Party Litigation Hold Requirements

• CHAPTER 15 USING ELECTRONIC DISCOVERY AS EVIDENCE

• PART I: STRATEGY

§15.01 Scope

§15.02 Objective and Strategy

PART II: EXAMINING DIFFERENCES BETWEEN STATE AND FEDERAL EVIDENCE
RULES

§15.03 Checklist: Examining Differences Between State and Federal Evidence Rules

§15.04 Examining Evidentiary Rules as Applied in New York State and Federal Courts

• PART III: REQUESTING AND PRODUCING ESI

§15.05 CHECKLIST: Requesting and Producing ESI

§15.06 Examining Relevence of ESI

§15.07 Considering Cost of Producing ESI

• PART IV: AUTHENTICATING ESI

§15.08 CHECKLIST: Authenticating ESI

§15.09 Authenticating Various Types of ESI

§15.10 Examining Alternate Means to Authenticate ESI

• PART V: ADMITTING ESI

§15.11 CHECKLIST: Admitting ESI

§15.12 Examining Hearsay Issues in Use of ESI as Evidence

§15.13 Understanding “Best Evidenc” Rule" as Applied to ESI

§15.14 Applying Rule of Completeness

§15.15 Objecting to Admission of Evidence

• CHAPTER 16 ESTABLISHING BEST PRACTICES FOR ELECTRONIC DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT

• PART I: STRATEGY

§16.01 Scope

§16.02 Objective and Strategy

• PART II: ESTABLISHING EFFECTIVE ELECTRONIC DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT

§16.03 CHECKLIST: Establishing Effective Electronic Document Management

§16.04 Examining Electronic Records Management

§16.05 Ensuring Compliance with Data Retention Policies

• PART III: DEVELOPING AND IMPLEMENTING LITIGATION PREPAREDNESS PLAN FOR ESI

§16.06 CHECKLIST: Developing and Implementing Litigation Preparedness Plan for ESI

§16.07 Developing Litigation Preparedness Plan for ESI

§16.08 Implementing Litigation Preparedness Plan

§16.09 Reexamining Litigation Preparedness Plan after Litigation Begins

• PART IV: ESTABLISHING BEST PRACTICES FOR SPECIFIC TYPES OF ESI

§16.10 CHECKLIST: Establishing Best Practices for Specific Types of ESI

§16.11 Establishing Guidelines for Specific Types of ESI

§16.12 Addressing Privilege, Privacy and Metadata Issues

• PART V: USING SAFE HARBOR PROVISION OF FED. R. CIV. P. 37(e)

§16.13 CHECKLIST: Using Safe Harbor Provision of Fed. R. Civ. P. 37(e)

§16.14 Using Safe Harbor Provision of Fed. R. Civ. P. 37(e)

• FORMS APPENDIX

• DSC 2.203.01 Litigation Hold

• DSC 2.203.02 Stipulated Electronic Data Preservation Protocol

• DSC 2.211.01 Rule 26(f) Discovery Plan—General Form

• DSC 5.516.01 POLICY ON SOCIAL NETWORKING BY ATTORNEYS

• DSC 7.703.01 Notice to Preserve Evidence

• DSC 7.703.02 Updated Notice to Preserve

• DSC 7.703.03 Letter re Notice to Cure and Preservation Demand

• DSC 7.707.01 Letter re Form of Production

• DSC 7.717.01 Form: Interrogatories Directed to Electronically Stored Information

• DSC 8.808.01 Response to Request to Produce in Different Form

• DSC 8.808.02 Agreement re Inadvertent Production of Privileged Material(Non-Waiver Agreement)

• DSC 8.808.03 Claw Back Letter

• DSC 8.819.01 Declaration of Records Custodian

• DSC 9.903.01 Objections to Subpoena

• DSC 9.909.01 Protective Order

• DSC 9.909.02 Stipulated Protective Order

• DSC 9.909.03 Protective Order

• DSC 10.1003.01 Outside Counsel Preservation Notice

• DSC 11.1103.01 Motion to Compel Production of Documents

• DSC 12.1203.01 Agreement on Electronic Discovery

• DSC 12.1203.02 Form 26(f) Report

• DSC 12.1203.03 Joint Discovery Case Management Plan Under Rule 26(f)

• DSC 13.1307.01 Notice of Motion for Sanctions Due to Spoliation of Evidence

• INDEX