When an organization becomes a party to a lawsuit or when it reasonably anticipates litigation, it must suspend its routine document retention/destruction policy and put in place a “litigation hold” to ensure the preservation of potentially relevant documents. In this webinar, you will learn what a litigation hold is, how to draft and manage a litigation hold, and the consequences of failing to satisfy your preservation obligations. Among other things, you’ll learn about:
- The duty to preserve
- Scope and timing of preservation
- Possession, custody and control of relevant information
- Effective preservation strategies
- How to draft litigation hold notices
- The dangers of self-identification of relevant information
- How to ensure proper management of legal holds
- Sanctions for spoliation of evidence
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Emily A. Dorner is staff attorney at Seyfarth Shaw LLP. She is a part of the firm’s eDiscovery and Information Governance practice group. Ms. Dorner consults clients on eDiscovery best practices, including preparing Discovery Handbooks and assisting In-House Counsel with identifying, tracking, and managing collections of potentially relevant data. She is a graduate of Chicago-Kent College of Law.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Natalya Northrip is eDiscovery Counsel in the Chicago office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. Ms. Northrip regularly advises clients on eDiscovery, information governance, data retention and remediation, and U.S. and international data privacy matters. Ms. Northrip is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Law.
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