He Said, Tweet Said: Social Media eDiscovery

Jul 21, 2020 3:48:26 PM / by Scott Collins

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We’re living in a time when social media has supplanted email as the primary means of electronic communication.

Social media is everywhere: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Snapchat, and more take up more and more screen time - especially in a COVID era with more of us reliant on our screens for communication.

Apps that were once dominated by teens and twenty-somethings are increasingly used by their parents and grandparents. The President of the United States regularly sends late...

eDiscovery Essentials Series: Identification

Jun 22, 2020 10:33:51 AM / by Scott Collins

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So, your organization is engaged in, or reasonably anticipates:

  • Litigation defense
  • Regulatory investigation (especially if you're held to GDPR or CCPA)
  • Audit
  • Or other legal dispute

Now what?

State and federal statutes, court rules, and government regulations each promulgate, frame, and define an organization’s obligations to identify relevant electronically stored information (“ESI”) when such conflicts arise. Identification is arguably among the most important responsibilities an...