Conferences and Speeches

PLI’s Hot Topics in Electronic Discovery 2018

Monday, September 17, 2018

Morgan Lewis antitrust partner Gary Adler and eData partner Tara Lawler will speak on separate panels at PLI’s Hot Topics in Electronic Discovery 2018: What Corporate and Outside Counsel Need to Know program.

Gary, Chair of the program, will moderate a panel titled “View from the Bench: E-Discovery Law—What the Judges are Seeing,” and Tara will speak on “Discovery Requests and Responses.”

Why You Should Attend

The demands and costs of e-discovery in litigation continue to grow. Nearly every case now involves some sort of e-discovery, and it is essential to know how to effectively and fairly handle the many issues that can arise. Our outstanding faculty of experienced lawyers, judges, and e-discovery professionals will provide an inside look at the current state of e-discovery, give tips for avoiding pitfalls litigants have encountered in the years since the passage of the federal rules, and discuss important ethical issues in light of court decisions imposing discovery sanctions and outlining the duties of outside and in-house counsel.

This program is designed to provide counsel with the understanding necessary to advise clients on state, federal and international e-discovery strategic and technology issues. You will take away practical strategies you can use when you are called upon to provide guidance on e-retention policies or e-discovery.

Topics Include:

  • Updates on the latest legal developments in e-discovery
  • Hear from judges, in-house counsel, outside counsel, and others facing the myriad of e-discovery issues that can arise in litigation
  • Gain the perspectives of experienced e-discovery attorneys who have encountered problems similar to those your clients will likely face
  • Get practical tips for conducting efficient and defensible discovery in the electronic age
  • Learn why sanctions are imposed for e-discovery violations and how you can avoid similar issues