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E-Discovery Tops List of In-House Worries

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Fulbright & Jaworski’s annual survey of corporate counsel reflects a growing concern about the costs and consequences of electronic discovery. The 2005 litigation-trends survey found that e-discovery was the No. 1 new litigation-related burden for companies with revenues of more than $100 million. With e-mail and other digital data becoming more prevalent as evidence in lawsuits, effective record keeping is becoming a priority, and record retention policies and litigation hold policies are gaining in prevalence. Read the full 10.11.05 article by Petra Pasternak on CalLaw [subscription required.]