Federal Rule Changes Affect e-Discovery – Are You Ready This Time?

Learn Strategies for Litigating in the New Framework

Join Us For a Complimentary 3 Hour CLE

Important updates and revisions to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure take effect on December 1, 2015, absent (unlikely) action by Congress. These changes will undoubtedly have a substantial effect on litigation (and pre-litigation) strategies and practice, particularly with regard to discovery. Issues addressed by the amendments include — among others — the scope of discovery, responses and objections to requests for production, and preservation (or loss) of electronically stored information.

Please join us for a lively and informative strategic discussion of the amendments, the ways they will affect your future practice and cases, and the steps you can take to address and embrace the new paradigms shaped by these changes. In-house counsel will join members of the K&L Gates global e-Discovery Analysis & Technology practice group to address the significance of these rule changes, their ethical implications for legal practitioners, the opportunities for advocacy afforded by the rules’ increased attention to proportionality, and the practical effects of these rule changes on record preservation practices.

Live programs will take place on December 1st in Seattle, WA and December 3rd in Pittsburgh, PA.  These programs will also be available via webinar.

Seattle Program:

December 1, 2015
1:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

K&L Gates
925 Fourth Ave, Suite 2900
Seattle, WA 98104

Click HERE to Register.

Pittsburgh Program:

December 3, 2015
8:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

K&L Gates Center
210 Sixth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-2613

Click HERE to Register.

These programs will also be available via webinar. To participate, email Allison Peterson, and log-in instructions will be emailed to you the day before the program.

For additional questions, contact Allison Peterson.

Pending CLE Credit (including one hour of ethics)

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