A $6M eDiscovery Mistake

Very interesting post on the Information Week blog yesterday by Andrew Conry-Murray outlining how:

A recent court ruling shows how easy — and expensive — it can be to screw up the e-discovery process.

Attorney Ralph Losey writes a detailed analysis of a recent case that demonstrates the perils of e-discovery. I’ve summarized here, but check out the post for the full details.

A government agency was compelled to spend $6 million on an e-discovery exercise for a case in which it wasn’t even a party. The Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (OFHEO) was subpoenaed for documents in litigation involving Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

The full post is here.

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