Archive: February 14, 2012

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NY State Court adopts Zubulake Standard: Reasonable Anticipation of Litigation Triggers Duty to Preserve

NY State Court adopts Zubulake Standard: Reasonable Anticipation of Litigation Triggers Duty to Preserve

Voom Holdings LLC v. EchoStar Satellite LLC, —N.Y.S.2d—, 2012 WL 265833 (N.Y. App. Div. Jan. 31, 2012)

In this case, the appellate court held that the lower court “properly invoked the standard for preservation set forth in Zubulake v. UBS Warburg LLC”, which requires that a party place a litigation hold once it “reasonably anticipates litigation” and affirmed the lower court’s order imposing an adverse inference for defendant’s spoliation of ESI.

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