Fowler to Speak in Webinar on ESI Preservation and Collection

February 27, 2013

O’Melveny partner Jeffrey Fowler (LA) will serve as a panelist in a webinar on February 27, 2012, at 1:00pm EST, hosted by Stratford Publications. This CLE webinar will examine developments since the notable 2010 court decisions, explain the analytical framework for preservation of electronically stored information (ESI) and assess culpable conduct, and offer best practices for litigation holds and preservation of ESI.

The panelists will discuss the following topics:

1. Duty to preserve and managing preservation

  • Triggering event
  • Defendants v. plaintiffs
  • Scope of preservation
  • Ongoing obligations

2. Court treatment after Chin v. Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, (2d Cir. July 10, 2012)

  • Differing approaches by the circuit courts of appeal
  • Case law updates
    • Cloud computing
    • Sanctions
    • Preservation and notice

3. Best practices for litigation holds

  • Litigation hold checklist
  • Possible use of technology
  • Managing ongoing preservation obligations

For more information or to register, visit http://www.straffordpub.com/.