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What Every Company Should Know About Identifying and Preserving Documents For Litigation

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  • Description
    Sanctions for companies that fail to preserve electronic materials is an ongoing concern for firms. This CLE course will explain preservation obligations and how a review of a particular firm may be triggered as well as strategies to meet obligations. The course will also outline some practical steps to develop and pre-litigation document retention policy.
  • Instructor Bio

    George du Pont

    George F. du Pont (Geordie) is a partner in the Tannenbaum Helpern's Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice. His practice focuses on resolving business disputes. Geordie has extensive experience arguing complex commercial litigation cases in state and federal trial courts and appellate courts in New York. He has represented a variety of clients in commercial litigation including cases involving breach of contract, business torts such as unfair competition, infringement of intellectual property and fraud, professional negligence, construction litigation, securities litigation, trust and estate litigation and antitrust litigation.

    Geordie starts and finishes each client's case focused on what will yield the best outcome for that particular client. While he is well prepared to advocate for clients if they find themselves in an unavoidable commercial dispute, he recognizes that litigation is not always the answer and, when appropriate, Geordie works with clients to help them resolve their disputes through negotiation or mediation.

    Geordie has been selected for inclusion as a "Rising Star" in New York Super Lawyers 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014. He was selected for inclusion as a "Super Lawyer" in New York Super Lawyers for 2015.


    Maryann Stallone

    Maryann Stallone is a Partner in Tannenbaum Helpern's Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice. She advises clients on complex business disputes in the state and federal courts of New York, arbitrations and alternate dispute resolution forums. Maryann has handled cases involving securities fraud, breach of contract and business torts, including unfair competition, employment discrimination, infringement of intellectual property and professional malpractice. She has served clients in the hedge fund, private equity, REIT, law firm, accounting, dental, media and staffing industries. Her litigation experience includes representing an investment advisor in connection with the Picard v. Katz clawback action, a prestigious law firm and a national accounting firm in connection with the defense of professional malpractice actions, and a global communication company and a private equity firm in connection with their breach of contract and restrictive covenant enforcement claims. Maryann co-writes the monthly Attorney Professionalism Forum in the NYSBA Journal and has been selected as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers for 2014 and 2015.