Seeking E-Disclosure From Third Parties

, New York Law Journal


In his New York Practice column, Thomas F. Gleason of Gleason, Dunn, Walsh & O'Shea writes: It often is far easier to seek copies of emails or documents from non-parties in the email traffic chain. But electronic discovery requests can be a burden on third parties, who understandably may object, reasoning that the parties should be burdened first. How can we balance this reasonable concern with the need to obtain evidence which otherwise may not come to light?

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