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December 5, 2016 read the article
In their Federal E-Discovery column, litigation partners Christopher Boehning and Daniel Toal discuss a recent decision in Rodman v. Safeway which determined that counsel's failure to reasonably supervise an electronic document search by its client's employee was a sanctionable violation of Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(g). The authors note thatSafewayserves to remind counsel of their obligations to conduct a reasonable inquiry into the e-discovery processes used by their clients.
The article, "A Harsh Reminder of Counsel's Need for 'Reasonable Inquiry,'" appeared in the December 5 issue of the New York Law Journal. E-discovery counsel Ross Gotler and e-discovery attorney Lidia Kekis assisted in the preparation of this article.