Plaintiffs Bar Is Less Savvy About E-Discovery, Consultant Says

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Two cases decided earlier this year illustrate that defendants aren?t the only litigants who may be sanctioned for e-discovery violations. The opinions by a New York judge famous for her early e-discovery decisions and a federal magistrate in Colorado illustrate that the plaintiffs bar knows less about electronic evidence than defense lawyers, according to Leonard Deutchman, the general counsel of e-discovery firm LDiscovery. In an article for the Legal Intelligencer, he says the cases should serve as ?wake-up calls? for plaintiffs lawyers. ?Because plaintiffs rarely produce e-discovery, they fail to learn not only how to preserve and produce it, but?