In Corporate Counsel’s
article, “Texts Generate New E-Discovery Dilemmas for In-House Counsel
,” Partner Melinda Levitt commented on the implications for in-house counsel of preserving text messages for e-discovery policies and litigation holds, as more text messaging becomes more predominant in the business setting.
The challenges faced by in-house counsel because of the increased reliance on text messages are not unlike those that attorneys grappled with years ago in figuring out how to properly preserve emails, Levitt said. "It's a challenge, but we said the same thing about emailing and other things that have come along through the years. And, the legal world has at least come up with workable solutions, if not perfect ones."