Coming to Terms With Metadata

Conflicting views on the propriety of mining an adversary's embedded information.

, New York Law Journal

Norman C. Simon, a partner with Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel, writes that bar associations are very much divided on the question of whether, outside of the discovery context, a receiving attorney may review metadata that is not stripped from an adversary's documents. This split is illustrated by two recent opinions - from the New York County Lawyers' Association and the Colorado State Bar Association - that provide conflicting answers.

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