This post was written by George M. Linge and David R. Cohen.

Electronic discovery is not free, but it might just seem that way. In a growing number of cases, courts have allowed the prevailing party to recover e-discovery costs. This has obvious implications at the end of a case, but also is a vital tool early in discovery. Where the costs of e-discovery may ultimately fall back into the requesting party’s lap, the requests may be more reasonable and limited.

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