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Williams Mullen E-Discovery Alert: The Demise Of Linear Review

By Bennett B. Borden There is a familiar image from the 1920s of row upon row of bespectacled clerks, sporting green eye shades and clacking away on adding machines as they tracked and totaled the business of Wall Street. In the context of document review, a similar scene may still be observed; row...

Williams Mullen E-Discovery Alert: Why Document Review Is Broken

By Bennett B. Borden, Monica McCarroll, Mark Cordover & Sam Strickland The review of documents for responsiveness and privilege is widely perceived as the most expensive aspect of conducting litigation in the information age. Over the last several years, we have focused on determining why that is...

Williams Mullen E-Discovery And Information Governance Team: A Cautionary Tale For All Litigators And A Must Read For Virginia Attorneys

B y Bennett B. Borden and Monica McCarroll Judge Payne's Opinion in ePlus Inc. v. Lawson Software, Inc. is a "must-read" for all attorneys practicing in the E.D. Va. and a cautionary tale for all litigators. Judge Payne provides a primer as to what privilege is, when it can be asserted...