Showing 7 posts from 2017.

Morris James Leads in Delaware Today “Top Lawyers” Issue with 29 Attorney Recognitions

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Morris James LLP is pleased to announce it received 29 recognitions in Delaware Today magazine’s 2017 Delaware Top Lawyers issue.  The recognized lawyers were chosen by their peers in a survey to members of the Delaware State Bar Association. 

Gretchen S. Knight, Lewis C. Ledyard III, Rich Galperin, Ian D. McCauley and James H. McMackin III, distinguished in bold, received the most votes of any lawyer in their respective categories. Morris James attorneys were rated as “Top Lawyers” in 12 separate practice areas, and Keith Donovan was recognized in multiple categories.  More ›

Ian D. McCauley to Participate in a CLE Panel Discussion on Recent Developments in E-Discovery

Morris James attorney Ian D. McCauley will serve on a panel discussing the latest eDiscovery issues at a CLE program titled “Recent Developments in Data Security and E-Discovery.”  The program is sponsored by the E-Discovery and Technology Law Section of the Delaware State Bar Association and is scheduled for Tuesday, November 14th, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. at the New Castle County Delaware State Bar Association with webcasts being offered in Dover and Georgetown.  With cyber-attacks constantly in the news and counsel continuing to struggle with discovery issues, this CLE promises to be both important and timely for lawyers. Click here for registration.  More ›

Chuck Kunz and Ian McCauley Published in Cybersecurity Law & Strategy

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cyber securityChuck Kunz and Ian McCauley authored an article titled "Vendor Contracting for Privacy and Security" which was published in Cybersecurity Law & Strategy.  The article addresses the data security and privacy issues that may arise during contract negotiations between vendors and businesses.  The article focuses on various hypothetical scenarios and the issues that businesses and vendors must identify prior to executing any agreement.

Chuck is a partner in the firm’s Bankruptcy Group and co-chairs the firm’s Data Privacy and Information Governance Group.  He is a Certified Information Privacy Professional/US (CIPP/US) and is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).  Chuck is a frequent author and speaker on topics relating to privacy, data management, and recent developments in Delaware law and legislation relating to these issues.

Ian is an attorney in the firm’s Corporate and Commercial Litigation Group and is also Morris James’ eDiscovery Coordinator.  His practice is focused on electronic discovery from the anticipation to the conclusion of litigation.  He is also a member of the firm’s Data Privacy and Information Governance Group.  Ian frequently speaks on all aspects of the electronic discovery process.

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Looking Back on 2015: The 6 Most Important eDiscovery Cases in Delaware - Part 4

This is the fourth in a series of posts summarizing the six most important eDiscovery cases in Delaware in 2015.

Medicalgorithmics S.A. v. AMI Monitoring, Inc., C.A. No. 10948-CB, Oral Argument on Defendants’ Motion Regarding Plaintiff’s Improper Document Production, Plaintiff’s Cross-Motion for Defendants to Supplement Their Deficient Document Production, Discovery Issue Regarding Location of Depositions and Rulings of the Court, July 15, 2015.

This case dealt with cross-motions regarding deficient document productions in which the Plaintiff argued Defendants produced too few documents and Defendants argued Plaintiff produced too many. More ›

Ian D. McCauley To Present “The Art of the Litigation Hold" at the eDiscovery Speaker Series

On April 4th, Ian D. McCauley will present on the topic “The Art of the Litigation Hold" at the Capital Grille in Philadelphia.  The session is part of Driven’s eDiscovery Speaker Series.  Other speakers at the event include Scott Milner of Morgan Lewis and Tara Emory of Driven.  The talk will focus on the basic requirements for establishing a defensible litigation hold process and the state of the law on litigation holds in 2017.  To learn more, please click here.  

Ian D. McCauley will speak at DSBA Labor and Employment Law Update

On Tuesday, March 28th, Ian D. McCauley will speak at the Delaware State Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Update 2017.   Ian will discuss the 2015 Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, the scope and process of litigation holds, and practical tips for E-Discovery success. To learn more about the event, please click here.

Looking Back on 2015: The 6 Most Important eDiscovery Cases in Delaware - Part 3

This is the third in a series of posts summarizing the 6 most important eDiscovery cases in Delaware in 2015.

Pfizer, Inc. v. Amgen Fremont Inc., C.A. No. 10667-VCL, Hearing on Cross Motions to Compel and Rulings of the Court, July 6, 2015. More ›