Brian K. Cifuentes

Leader & Berkon, LLP

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Civil Justice

Proportionality: The Continuing Effort to Limit the Scope of Discovery

In an attempt to reign in increasing discovery costs, in September 2014, the Judicial Conference of the United States approved amendments to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26. The revised rule, now pending before the Supreme Court, attempts to further narrow and limit discovery by explicitly...

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Nonparty Subpoenas: Why The Requestor Should Pay

Your client has just been served with a nonparty subpoena seeking broad categories of electronic documents and emails over many years. The mere search, review, and production of such ESI will be costly and time-consuming. The first question many clients ask is, who’s paying for this? As...

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