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E-Discovery: An Environmental Professional's Guide

August 2007

Citation: ELR 10626

Author: Brian Wm. Higgins

Editor's Summary: The e-discovery rules promulgated last December, now endorsed by several states, are sweeping in scope and have the potential to change the course of litigation. In this Article, Brian Wm. Higgins summarizes the major e-discovery requirements of interest to environmental professionals, including lawyers, managers, consultants, and information technology staff. Using a hypothetical case as an example, he provides a practical guide for navigating and complying with the new rules.

Brian Wm. Higgins is an attorney practicing in the Washington, D.C., office of Blank Rome, L.L.P. He holds degrees in law and environmental engineering, and is a licensed Professional Engineer. He can be reached at Higgins@blankrome.com.

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