Lawyers Get Sanctioned for Electronic Discovery

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“*Oh, electronic discovery.*

You were supposed to make life so much easier for everyone. Yes, you were expensive, what with your vendors charging fortunes-per-terabyte. But the promise was so high: No more conference rooms with boxes of documents (pictured). No more page-by-page document reviews for associates. No more tedious needle-in-the-haystack searches for relevant words and phrases.

And because you would make discovery so efficient, there’d be no more missed deadlines, no more mistakes, no more sanctions.

From all accounts, electronic discovery is accomplishing a lot of this. But according to a new study done by King & Spalding and reported in the Duke Law Journal, lawyers are getting sanctioned for electronic-discovery violations at an unprecedented rate. Click here for the study; here for the ABA Journal article report; here for a report from the Catalyst E-Discovery Blog.”~ WSJ has the full story.

Uduak Oduok (Ms. Uduak) is a Partner and Co-Founder of Ebitu Law Group, P.C. where she handles her firm’s fashion and entertainment law practice areas. Ms. Uduak has litigated a wide variety of cases in California courts. She has also handled a variety of entertainment deals for clients including network television and licensing deals. Her work and contributions to the creative industry has been recognized by numerous organizations including the National Bar Association, and featured in prestigious legal publications in the USA: ABA Journal and The California Lawyer Magazine. She is also the author of Fashionentlaw™ and also has over two decades combined hands on industry experience in the creative industry which includes modeling, retail, fashion production, public relations, digital media, journalism and publishing. For further inquiries or if you are seeking legal representation, please email (uduak@ebitulawgrp.com). You may also follow her on twitter at @uduaklaw

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