Litigation Hold Know-how.
Technology: The who, what, where, when and why of crafting litigation hold notices Protecting discoverable data is one of the first steps counsel should take when their company is sued
Barry Shelton, InsideCounsel
This column presents practical, prudent actions to take upon learning the company is a defendant in state or federal court.
One of the first steps that in-house counsel should take upon learning of an action filed or threatened against the company is issuing a litigation hold, or preservation, notice. This is a written instruction to individuals and/or departments that are custodians, or potential custodians, of data in any form that might be relevant or responsive to discovery requests in the suit. (read the post)