Impact of New E-Discovery Rules

Cliff Brinson Presents on the New E-Discovery Rules at the NCADA Fall Meeting

The North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys (NCADA) recently invited Smith Anderson lawyer, Cliff Brinson, to offer his insights into the newly promulgated electronic discovery rules and their practical implication during the discovery process.

Mr. Brinson's presentation, "The New e-Discovery Rules: What Difference Do They Make?" offered attendees an overview of the new Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and North Carolina Business Court Rules relating to electronic discovery, with an emphasis on the practical effects of the new rules. The interactive presentation also included Q&A from attendees.

The NCADA brings together civil litigation lawyers to promote exchange of information, and to strengthen the practice, skills and knowledge of lawyers defending individuals and businesses in North Carolina.

A seasoned litigator, Mr. Brinson practices in the areas of contract disputes and commercial litigation, corporate and securities litigation, and appellate advocacy. His recent commercial litigation experience includes representation of private contractors facing lawsuits arising out of their activities in Iraq; service providers challenging contracts awarded by the State of North Carolina; and a major utility breach of contract by a supplier. Mr. Brinson's securities-related practice includes representation of clients in investigations with the SEC, and he successfully has handled appeals in both federal and state courts.

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