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Jared Levine

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Simplifying Privilege Logs: New York’s Commercial Division Proposes Categorical Privilege Logs

Posted in Cooperation/Meet & Confer, Privilege/Rule 502, Rules
The New York Supreme Court’s Commercial Division has proposed sweeping changes to privilege logs that could bring simplicity and efficiency to what has long been viewed as a tedious, frustrating, and needlessly costly practice. The proposal, published for comment on April 3, 2014, would require litigants in the Commercial Division to “agree, where possible, to… Continue Reading

Protecting Confidential Information: Taking Appropriate Steps to Avoid Sanctions

Posted in Cooperation/Meet & Confer, Ethics, Information Management, Sanctions
A colleague and I recently published an article in BNA’s Digital Discovery & e-Evidence® discussing the recent sanctions against Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP, in Apple, Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd, et. al., 5:11-cv-01846 (N.D. Cal. Jan. 29, 2014). Our article, “Protecting Confidential Information: Lessons from the Apple v. Samsung Firestorm,” tells a… Continue Reading