Electronic Discovery: Cost Effective Compliance with Minimized Disruption

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Today, lawyers are facing a rapid increase in the number of cases involving electronic discovery - the process of reliably recovering and handling of electronically stored information (ESI), including email, web pages, word processing files and databases - related to their clients' investigations, and civil and criminal court cases. The role of electronic documents in litigation is well documented in many court cases across the country.

This white paper discusses the various characteristics of ESI, how they differ from those of paper-based information, and the five steps of an e-discovery process as it pertains to ESI.