The Federal Rule of Civil Procedure

Program Number: 2866

Program Date: 11/28/2018

Description

The 2015 amendments to the Federal Rule of Civil Procedure placed renewed emphasis on proportionality in discovery and sought to address some of the burdens and complexity of discovery of electronically stored information (ESI). This program will look at how those amendments have played out in practical terms and discuss approaches and pitfalls in ESI discovery.

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Available in states

California, Colorado Eligible, Florida, Georgia, New Jersey Eligible, New York, New York - BOTH New and Experienced Attorneys, Texas Self Study

Credit Information

50 minute credit hour - 1.0 General CLE credit, based on a 50-minute credit hour
60 minute credit hour - 1.0 General CLE credit, based on a 60-minute credit hour

State Program Numbers

Credit Eligible for BOTH Experienced and New Attorneys in NY

Presenters


Judith Mogul, Esq.

Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello, PC

Judith L. Mogul handles civil, regulatory, and criminal matters for individual and corporate clients. Judy regularly represents individuals and companies in a broad variety of commercial matters involving employment, partnership, contract, unfair competition, insurance, and other disputes. She has extensive experience defending individuals in internal investigations, securities class actions and related regulatory proceedings. Judy has also defended complex forfeiture claims in a variety of contexts. She appears regularly in state and federal court.

Most recently, Judy was honored with a Burton Award for Distinguished Legal Writing. Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business named Judy a leading lawyer in the area of Litigation: General Commercial. The Legal 500 United States has recognized her in the areas of Securities Litigation and White Collar Criminal Defense. Benchmark Litigation: The Definitive Guide to America’s Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys has recognized Judy as a “Litigation Star” in the area of General Commercial Litigation and has commended her for her “preparedness and understanding of countless details.” She is also listed in Thomson Reuters’ Super Lawyers and has been named to its Top 50 Women list.

Judy clerked for the Honorable José A. Cabranes, when he sat on the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut, and served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of New York (Civil Division). She has been a partner at the firm since 2008.

Judy is co-author of the treatise Civil Practice in the Southern District of New York, 2d. Ed. (Thomson Reuters 2017), as well as of a regular column on federal civil practice in the Southern District of New York for the New York Law Journal.

She is a member of the Board of Directors of the National Center for Access to Justice, a non-partisan law and policy organization dedicated to achieving reform on behalf of vulnerable people in the civil and criminal justice systems, and a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America. Judy is also a member of the Board of Directors at the Glynwood Center, an organization dedicated to promoting farming in the Hudson Valley.

 

Edward M. Spiro, Esq.

Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello, PC

Edward M. Spiro is a litigator with many years of experience handling complex commercial and criminal litigation at the trial and appellate level in state and federal courts, and in arbitrations, for individual and corporate clients. Ed has represented clients in diverse matters, including tax, real estate, partnership, employment, and insurance coverage litigation.

Ed has extensive experience defending litigation related to concurrent governmental investigations or prosecutions, including class actions, derivative cases, and other complex matters involving the securities and antitrust laws. He has represented corporate officers in litigation relating to the Sumitomo copper scandal, Global Crossing, Ltd., and options backdating. Ed has also represented officers and directors of two major pharmaceutical companies in derivative and class action litigation. He is currently representing individuals in Madoff-related civil litigation, a major financial institution in litigation concerning collateralized debt obligations, and a former senior executive of Petrobras in class action securities litigation. Ed represents law firms and accounting firms in a variety of contexts, including on partnership issues and matters of professional responsibility and liability. He has served as an expert in the areas of legal ethics and standards of care.

Most recently, Ed was honored with a Burton Award for Distinguished Legal Writing. He is recognized as a “Litigation Star” by Benchmark Litigation: The Definitive Guide to America’s Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys in the area of General Commercial Litigation. Ed is also recommended by The Legal 500 United States for Securities: Shareholder Litigation and is regularly listed in Thomson Reuters’ Super Lawyers.

Ed is co-author of Civil Practice in the Southern District of New York, 2d. Ed. (Thomson Reuters 2017), a two-volume treatise updated annually, and co-author of a regular New York Law Journal column on civil practice in the Southern District of New York. He has lectured on professional ethics for the Practicing Law Institute and for several years chaired a New York City Bar Association CLE program entitled “Ethics, Discipline and Real World Obligations.”

Ed is a member of the Attorney Grievance Committee of the Appellate Division, First Department. He recently completed his term as a member of the House of Delegates of the New York State Bar Association. He is a former director of the New York County Lawyers’ Association and former Chair of its Committee on Professional Discipline. Ed is a former Chair of the Committee on Professional Discipline of the New York City Bar Association. He is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and a member of the American Bar Association (Litigation and Criminal Justice Sections), the New York State Bar Association (Commercial and Federal Litigation Section), and the Federal Bar Council. In addition, Ed is a member of the Board of Trustees of the State University of New York and Chair of its Audit Committee. He is also a trustee of the Shaker Museum | Mount Lebanon.

 

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