Jonathan Shub Examines Cost Shifting of eDiscovery, Featured in American Association of Justice's Class Action Section Winter 2013 Newsletter

January 31, 2013

One of the nation’s leading consumer rights lawyers, Jonathan Shub shares his expertise on new strategies in eDiscovery with the American Association for Justice’s Class Action Litigation Group.

We are in the age of big and expensive eDiscovery. It is not uncommon for the parties to exchange terabytes of data in even the most routine of cases. While we certainly loathe losing any case, for the class action bar a critical issue that is emerging focuses on who is responsible for bearing the adversary’s eDiscovery costs at the end of such a case in federal court. Because the threat of having to pay the adversary’s litigation costs serve as a serious deterrent to filing cases, especially for consumers and other small damage classes, this is an issue that needs to be carefully monitored... 

Read the full article here (page six).

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