Social Media Evidence: Strategies for Discovery, Use at Trial and Settlement Negotiations
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide guidance for counsel in drafting and responding to private data and social media discovery requests. The webinar will also discuss strategies to leverage social media evidence at trial or in settlement negotiations.
- Strategies for drafting and responding to social media discovery requests
- Privacy concerns regarding native format of social media data
- Recent federal and state court trends
- Leveraging social media and private data evidence at trial and during settlement
The panel will review these and other relevant topics:
- What are the most successful strategies for requesting social media information during discovery?
- How are courts weighing parties' privacy concerns when determining what social media information is discoverable?
- What types of social media discovery requests are objectionable?
- How can counsel leverage social media information obtained via discovery during litigation or settlement discussions?
Donna L. Fisher
Ms. Fisher a Senior Counsel at Troutman Pepper’s Harrisburg office. She concentrates her practice in civil... | Read More
Ms. Fisher a Senior Counsel at Troutman Pepper’s Harrisburg office. She concentrates her practice in civil litigation, with an emphasis on complex pharmaceutical products and medical device liability and commercial litigation. Ms. Fisher has coordinated and directed large-scale hard copy and electronic discovery in multiple complex, multi-state litigations, including technology assisted review and related large volume privilege reviews. She has written and lectured on attorney-client privilege and attorney work product, technology assisted review, and social media discovery.Close
Matthew J. Hamilton
Mr. Hamilton Partner in Troutman Pepper’s Philadelphia office. He has more than twenty-four years’... | Read More
Mr. Hamilton Partner in Troutman Pepper’s Philadelphia office. He has more than twenty-four years’ experience representing clients in complex pharmaceutical products liability and commercial litigation, with an emphasis on the defense of federal multidistrict litigation, coordinated state court actions, class actions and other complex matters. Mr. Hamilton is certified in legal project management and Legal Lean Sigma. He trains and manages contract counsel and alternative legal service providers in nationwide litigation to deliver excellent results and client value. Mr. Hamilton has significant experience managing, directing and coordinating complex litigation through joint-defense groups and local counsel across jurisdictions.Close
Jessica K. Southwick
Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott
Ms. Southwick is an experienced litigation and regulatory attorney with a strong background in serving the health care... | Read More
Ms. Southwick is an experienced litigation and regulatory attorney with a strong background in serving the health care industry. She concentrates her practice in complex civil litigation, representing physicians and health care networks facing medical malpractice claims. She has also represented major pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers in products liability litigation, including multi-district litigation, as well as state attorney general investigations.Close