Exterro's E-Discovery & Privacy Breakdown

The world of E-Discovery & Privacy is constantly changing – let us break it down for you with a weekly dose of News, Resources, Case Law, and Humor, all written in a concise and easy to understand format.

Parties Escape Spoliation Sanctions Even with a "Woeful Lack of Proactivity"

Created on November 8, 2019


Director of Marketing at Exterro

Wolff v. United Airlines (D. Colo. Sept. 17, 2019) showcases being reactive rather than proactive regarding preservation obligations. The two parties in this case escaped spoliation sanctions—even though both parties showed a “woeful lack of proactivity, thoughtfulness or reasonableness in attempting to meet their preservation obligations.” Overview:In this employee termination/discrimination case, the plaintiff and the defendant both moved for spoliation sanctions against each other.The plaintiff alleges that the defendant failed to preserve his company cell phone, company computer, and handwritten notebooks, all of which contained relevant evidence to the case. Based on this... Read More

Friday Funnies - Exterro's Meme Series: Bake-r Easy

Created on November 8, 2019


Digital Marketing Manager

For those of you who don't know, the guy on the left is not a police detective from a buddy comedy—that's Baker Mayfield, quarterback of the Cleveland Browns. The guy on the right is also Mayfield, after utilizing an e-discovery platform and learning from Exterro's Comprehensive Guide to E-Discovery Review. The second edition just came out with even more good stuff, so now it's even easier to develop and perfect your team's review processes. No wonder he's got such a big grin.  If you're looking for an additional laugh, you can always... Read More

ACC Conference Recap: Privacy Laws Igniting a Sea Change for In-House Attorneys

Created on November 1, 2019


Director of Marketing at Exterro

The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) has over 40,000 in-house attorney members, meaning the ACC Annual Conference boasts the largest gathering of in-house attorneys every year. The people who attend this conference are the drivers of the legal market. they are the client. They set the market for what legal services and technology will be leveraged by legal service providers (law firms, consultants, service providers).For an industry that is slow to change, that characteristic was hard to find here at the ACC Conference this year. Most the sessions I attended involved a... Read More

Visit Exterro at the ACC Annual Meeting

Created on November 1, 2019


Director of Marketing at Exterro

From today until Wednesday, Exterro will be hosting a booth at the Association of Corporate Counsel’s Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Ariz., highlighting our Vendor Risk Service solution. Additionally, Exterro will be hosting a session that breaks down third-party data and privacy and cybersecurity risks on October 30 at 10:30 a.m.. That session details how to ensure third parties you partner with are complying with regulations like the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), and has been fully booked. Exterro will be offering demos of our Vendor Risk Service platform at our booth, which... Read More

Friday Funnies - Exterro's Meme Series: It's Creeping Up On You... Edition

Created on November 1, 2019


Creative Manager at Exterro

That's right: We've got only two months left before the launch of the CCPA! Don't get caught by this fox—read up on what your organization still needs to accomplish before January 1! Exterro's resource library is filled with privacy compliance tips and ways to protect your organization from the CCPA and other privacy regulations.  If you're looking for an additional laugh, you can always visit our entire catalog of E-Discovery Memes and Cartoons, and feel free to share the fun with friends and colleagues. Remember, E-Discovery is always better when you have... Read More

E-Discovery Playlist: Halloween Jamz!

Created on November 1, 2019


Content Manager at Exterro

It's spooky time—and what's scarier than looking down at a stack of documents for review when you'd rather be dancing at a Halloween party? If you're trying to get your groove on at your desk, Thriller-style, the Exterro Business Development team has you covered with some Halloween jams that can hopefully keep you sharp and focused—even if your costume keeps falling onto your face. Check out the Spotify playlist we've embedded below! Looking for ways to be more productive at work? Download our Legal Project Management Checklist here. Read More

In-House Legal Departments Are Using Fewer Outside Providers. Why?

Created on October 25, 2019


Content Manager at Exterro

This year’s In-House Benchmarking Report showcases a few interesting trends among corporate legal teams. Among them were a couple of key takeaways: That the trend of moving e-discovery operations in-house was ongoing, and that in-house legal departments are hiring fewer outside firms to assist them with their e-discovery activities. At a glance, if organizations are moving more of their e-discovery operations in-house, it stands to reason that they would seek less help from outside firms. From our 2018 survey to this year’s, the number of in-house teams working with fewer than 1... Read More