Foley & Lardner LLP

02 February 2012
CIO Insight

Managing Information in Litigation: How to Avoid Spending a Fortune

Addressing the escalating costs of discovery, Associate Adam Losey authored an article on how companies can potentially avoid overspending when exchanging information during litigation. Some of the steps he mentions that could help to reduce discovery costs include allotting a budget to handle electronic discovery in-house and developing a solid document-retention policy to make discovery less time-consuming. Losey adds that companies can also bring legal departments and outside counsel up to speed on handling electronically stored information by preparing brief a brief synopsis of their information systems.