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Law Firms and Cloud Computing

The term “cloud computing” has been tossed about as the new trend in IT. Unfortunately, just as often has you hear the term echoed as the “next big thing” a comprehensible definition rarely follows. So what is cloud computing? The United States National Institute of Standards & Technology (“NIST”) defines cloud computing as: A model […]

SDNY Denies Motion for Recusal or Disqualification of Judge Peck in Da Silva Moore

Da Silva Moore v. Publicis Groupe SA, No. 11 Civ. 1279 (S.D.N.Y. Nov. 8, 2012). It has been over six months since we last discussed the Plaintiff’s request to have Judge Peck recuse himself after his decision to have the parties use predictive coding in Da Silva Moore v. Publicis Groupe.  On November 8, 2012, […]

Plaintiffs in Da Silva Moore Request Judge Peck’s Recusal

Da Silva Moore v. Publicis Groupe, No. 11 Civ. 1279 (S.D.N.Y. Feb. 8, 2012). On February 23, 2012, we wrote a blog post in regards to Judge Peck’s decision in Da Silva Moore, which ordered the parties to adopt a protocol for e-discovery that includes the use of predictive coding.  After the order was issued, […]

Southern District of New York Addresses Predictive Coding During E-Discovery

Da Silva Moore v. Publicis Groupe, No. 11 Civ. 1279 (S.D.N.Y. Feb. 8, 2012). On February 8, 2012, Magistrate Judge Andrew J. Peck of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York heard the parties in Da Silva Moore v. Publicis Groupe, No. 11 Civ. 1279 (S.D.N.Y. Feb. 8, 2012) and ordered […]