Linked – E-Discovery in Action: How VW’s In-House Lawyers Screwed Up a Litigation Hold

“The statements say VW in-house attorneys tipped off employees about an oncoming litigation hold. And at least one in-house counsel apparently indicated to employees that they should destroy certain documents and a hard drive that pertained to VW’s emissions cheating issues.”

I’m not a lawyer, but I know you can’t do that. It violates every ethical thing I can think of, and a few laws.

If you’re thinking of moving from the technical side of the world into something like eDiscovery, here’s lesson number one in what not to do. 😉


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