"Taming the Discovery Monster Through Effective Management," InsideCounsel
On February 20, 2014, InsideCounsel published LeeAnn Jones and Jay Patton’s article, “Taming the Discovery Monster Through Effective Management.” The article discusses strategies in-house counsel should consider to take charge of what they can control and successfully navigate the discovery process. Jones and Patton suggest that in-house counsel should identify the key legal and factual issues, witnesses and documents at the outset; be proactive with preservation and collection; be consistent and responsive; and be strategic with discovery motions. Finally, common sense should guide in-house counsel as they work to ensure that the company’s case is not bogged down in costly discovery process that can add to the costs of litigation. For the full article, please click here.