Proportionality in E-Discovery: Reducing Abuses and Expenses by Using Proportionality Tools
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide litigation counsel with an analysis of the doctrine of proportionality in e-discovery, its relevant metrics, and best practices for convincing a court to enforce proportionality.
- Overview of recent developments in proportionality
- Proportionality tools and metrics
- Best practices for arguing proportionality to the court
The panel will review these and other relevant questions:
- How has the doctrine of proportionality been applied in recent cases?
- What proportionality tools and skills are most effective?
- What are best practices for implementing proportionality and arguing the concept before the court?
- What does the emphasis on proportionality mean for the future of e-discovery?
Ms. Kershaw is an expert on reducing costs associated with accumulated legacy data and electronic discovery. She... | Read More
Ms. Kershaw is an expert on reducing costs associated with accumulated legacy data and electronic discovery. She addresses data challenges in complex litigation, including antitrust, products liability and financial services cases, and excels in addressing difficult corporate litigation management issues. Ms. Kershaw provides solutions to leverage technology and communications to substantially cut costs, enhance partnerships with outside counsel, and strengthen litigation support. Her firm’s practice includes the design and implementation of litigation response plans, protocols for the preservation and collection of data for discovery, and the execution of data management and disposition recommendations. Ms. Kershaw is also co-founder of the E-Discovery Institute, a nonprofit corporation that conducts studies regarding electronic discovery processes and technologies and is dedicated to resolving discovery challenges facing the legal community.Close
Gretchen N. Marty
Ms. Marty provides focused guidance on information governance and electronic discovery matters to the firm’s... | Read More
Ms. Marty provides focused guidance on information governance and electronic discovery matters to the firm’s lawyers and their clients, including case and client-specific advice about meeting preservation obligations; "meet and confer" obligations; efficient and effective data harvesting strategies; data culling and cost reduction; review and production and implementation of cost-shifting; and motion practice. She frequently conducts internal training for firm attorneys on eDiscovery “best practices,” to ensure that the firm offers its clients consistent and competent counsel in the field of eDiscovery. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Marty worked at a boutique litigation firm where she helped build an eDiscovery team within the firm. She oversaw eDiscovery strategies for complex litigation cases for multi-national companies in the banking, insurance and automotive industries. She frequently speaks on eDiscovery and litigation technology issues.Close